Writing Tutor Position Open at University of La Verne
Job Description: Academic Writing Consultant for Masters- and Doctoral-Level Graduate Students
[Short description of GSC]
• Proven record of success as a graduate- or professional-level academic writer;
• Sensitivity to the diverse socioeconomic, cultural, ability, and academic backgrounds of graduate students;
• Ability to provide practical, goal-orientated assistance with graduate-level writing projects;
• Ability to listen and work cooperatively in setting realistic and productive tutoring session goals;
• Dependability and personal accountability for keeping appointment times and using GSC resources;
• Experience as a college-level teacher or tutor strongly preferred;
• A firm understanding of graduate-level writing/performance expectations; and
• Ability to understand and enforce GSC guidelines regarding graduate student tutoring sessions.
Job responsibilities include:
• Facilitating writing consultation sessions with graduate students, both face-to-face on the University of La Verne main campus and online;
• Familiarizing yourself with, and helping to maintain, available resources for students in the GSC;
• Gathering and reporting accurate data for each student and/or session;
• Reporting any problems with schedules and/or students to the GSC staff and the Director
• Attending GSC orientation/training session prior to the beginning of each regular semester (fall and spring); and
• Attending at least two professional development/tutor staff meetings during each regular semester (fall and spring)
Compensation will be determined based on credentials and prior experience.
If interested, please submit a current resumé and academic writing sample to the Director of the Graduate Success Center, Linda De Long, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the body of your email, please include the name, title, and contact info for a reference who can speak to your ability as an academic writer and/or your ability to work one-on-one with graduate students to assist them in achieving their academic goals.