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Writing Center Tutor

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TECHNICAL ASST. III: WRITING CENTER TUTOR This is a part time position. Position is located in the Northern Essex Community College Tutoring Center and reports to the Coordinator of Learning Resources. May be required to work at both Haverhill and Lawrence campuses, days and/or evenings; flexibility in scheduling required. Approximately 25 hours per week, Sept.-May; reduced hours June-Sept. Total hours not to exceed 850 per year. One-year appointment for academic year 2013-2014. Anticipated start date: August 12, 2013.

Responsibilities: Primary focus is to provide ongoing tutoring to students in developmental-writing and college-level courses. This involves assisting students in developing and writing for assigned research papers and other projects in both writing and content-area courses. Students will receive help with specific developmental-writing assignments, as well as with developing thesis statements, organizing research (web-based and traditional), thinking critically, drafting, citing sources, and polishing a final draft. Provides assistance and supports staff with writing-related tutoring activities and services. Maintains records and resources for writing tutoring. Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; degree in English or composition/rhetoric preferred. Must have experience tutoring or conferencing one-on-one with college-level students on writing projects. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Sensitivity to the needs of non-traditional, multi-cultural, and/or educationally disadvantaged students. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with the ability to use and assist students with Microsoft Word and personal computer as a writing tool. Familiarity with current composition theory and online learning environments preferred.

Salary range: $19.04 - $26.76 per hour, no fringe benefits. TO APPLY: DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 21, 2013 POST #754

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