Writing Center Director (Provost Office)

Writing Center Director (Provost Office)
Job ID: 19897
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Academic Initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Oversee the Writing Center staff, budget, physical space and technologies.  
•    Implement and oversee principled practice across various tutoring modalities.  
•    Design and implement assessment of service together with Center staff and outside consultants. Interview, hire, on-board and develop tutoring staff in close collaboration with other members of the staff.  
•    Design and provide in-center, in-class and program specific workshops for courses across the curriculum.  
•    Coordinate Center funding sources and create/implement yearly budgets.  
•    Coordinate with various college offices to provide consultation and services.  
•    Co-coordinate (with a faculty member) the College’s Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) Program. As WAC Co-coordinator, the Director of the Writing Center will interview, coordinate, and meet regularly with the campus’s CUNY WAC Fellows, graduate students from the CUNY Graduate Center and also consult with faculty across the curriculum, structure and lead seminars in WAC pedagogy, and represent the program in college, national and international capacities.  
•    Assist on college-wide and CUNY initiatives as necessary. 
•    Represent the Writing Center on the CUNY wide Writing Council.

Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD or MA in Rhetoric/Composition, PhD preferred.  Eight years related experience in Writing Center operation and administration

- Directs curriculum development and operations of a learning resource center. 
- Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive student support program based on targeted academic resources such as tutoring, remedial and/or other related support services 
- Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the center; oversees design and delivery of various programs sponsored by the center 
- Performs outcomes assessment and creates strategic plan to further develop center offerings 
- Ensures ongoing faculty and staff development to support high quality student services delivery; promotes best practices in field 
- Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded center funding 
- Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute center activities 
- Manages professional, instructional and clerical staff 
- Performs related duties as assigned. 

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Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development.  We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.  Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html or www2.cuny.edu/employment ) and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Postings, under Employment Opportunities, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID then click Search. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The search will remain open until the position is filled.

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