Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all. You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Job SummarySimmons University is looking for an Assistant Director to join the Writing Center and Tutoring Center. The Assistant Director will play a critical role in fostering academic excellence and student success at the undergraduate and graduate level. Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director will assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the two centers and in supervising peer tutors. The Assistant Director will serve as a professional tutor in the Writing Center.As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with individuals across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives.Responsibilities:Education and ProgrammingTutor undergraduate and graduate students in the Writing Center including providing feedback on graduate papers submitted online (approximately 16-20 hours each week);May tutor time management and study skills;May teach one undergraduate course in the fall and/or spring semester depending on need. Center OperationsHire, train and supervise student tutors in the Tutoring Center;Coordinate Tutoring Center tutor requests and faculty referrals;Approve tutor payroll for the Tutoring Center;Monitor Writing Center online submissions on weekends and assign papers to tutors;Maintain and administer the online tutor appointment system, WConline, for both centers;Maintain and administer the tutor session logs for both centers;Contribute to and enforce policies for tutors and students;Assist in assessing both centers? activities through surveys, usage data, and data analysis;Ensure the availability of necessary resources and supplies;Other responsibilities as assigned.Requirements:Master?s degree required, preferably in English, Rhetoric/Composition, or Linguistics;Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in higher education;Working knowledge of APA required, knowledge of other citation styles is preferred;Superior oral and written communication skills;Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills;Task oriented and the ability to work independently;Ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student body;Supervisory experience in an Academic Resource Center setting preferred;Previous teaching experience preferred.Position DetailsFull-timeBenefit eligible40 hours per week12-monthsRequired Application Materials:Cover letter (letter of interest)ResumeSalary GradeS07Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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