The Supportive Services Program within the Academic Writing and Learning Center (AWLC) at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks two full-time, nine-month, term faculty members (annual renewable contract) at the Instructor/Assistant Professor level. Appointments begin August 23, 2021, and end May 22, 2022.
Positions are responsible for developing and teaching credit-bearing academic support courses (e.g., tutor training, mentoring, study skills, time/stress management, etc.) either face-to-face or online as well as working collaboratively with team members to coordinate one or more of the student services offered by the Academic Writing and Learning Center, beginning with the undergraduate peer Tutoring Center. Coordinating duties could include, but are not limited to, recruiting, training, and scheduling tutors; record keeping; supervising undergraduate or graduate staff; and/or assessing the program. Some service, as relevant to the department, is expected. These are full-time, 9-month positions with the possibility of summer augmentation.
Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Minimum of two years’ college-level teaching experience as an instructor of record
Excellent communication skills
Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level (e.g., course evaluations, supervisor observations, etc.)
Familiarity with college-level academic support programs (e.g., writing center, tutoring center, first-year experience, etc.).
Education beyond a Master's Degree
More than two years' college-level teaching experience
Experience with college-level academic support courses
Experience managing or coordinating college-level academic support programs (e.g., writing center, tutoring center, first-year experience, etc.)
Experience working with underrepresented populations
Experience working with at-risk populations
Familiarity with CRLA certification process and/or WCOnline
Experience with assessment
Experience with teaching technologies (e.g., Canvas, Zoom, etc.), Microsoft Excel, and/or website design/maintenance
Internal Number: 339308
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