Do you have a way with words and a desire to encourage writers? Do you value community and collaboration? In the Writing Center, we know that writing is a conversation best enjoyed over coffee and shared among peers. We’re not editors, but we’re a community of writers helping clients to find their own voices.
- Resume, cover letter, and writing sample (see below for details)
- Availability for fall 2021
- Statement of Agreement of CSU Writing Center Policies and Procedures
- Availability to attend our Orientation weekend during the first week of classes
- Open schedule during our weekly professional development training (typically occur from 9-10am on Wednesdays)
- Applicants must be enrolled as an upper-division or graduate student for the 2021/22 academic year. (Please note: If you are a graduate student with another position on campus, you will need to seek permission from the Graduate School if your total working hours will exceed 20 hours/week)
- Applicants must be available for a minimum of four hours per week and may work a maximum of eighteen hours per week.
- Work Study award through the Office of Financial Aid
- Work, one-on-one, with writers in face-to-face consultations, online video conferencing, and online draft responses.
- Participate in all required, paid professional development meetings every Wednesday morning at 9am.
- Ensure completion of all required consultation records (client report forms in our on-line appointment system, post-consultation client reflection forms, etc.).
- Adhere to CSU Writing Center policies and procedures and represent the CSU Writing Center in professional and supportive manner in both person and in written correspondence.
- Contribute to a community of writers by maintaining working schedule without tardiness or excessive absence.
- Conduct related research and special projects as requested by Writing Center directors.
- Consultants will be paid $13/hr
- Benefit Information: Employee Benefit information can be found on the HRS Website, https://hr.colostate.edu/current-employees/benefits/
- While consultations take place both online and in-person, all Writing Center operations take place on campus either in our main location, Eddy Hall room 23, or in the Morgan Library.
- Why you are interested in the writing center consultation position;
- Any experiences you’ve had in tutoring positions or other positions that would prepare you for work in a writing center
- Including phone numbers/email addresses of two references (please briefly explain their relationship—e.g., professor, supervisor, etc.).
- From an upper-division course, that represents your writing skills. Your writing sample may be a single essay, an excerpt from a longer writing project, or several short pieces (e.g., lab reports).
- What do you consider its strengths and/or weaknesses? Why?