The University Writing Center supports writing instruction for students and faculty across the campus of North Carolina A&T State University. The Director reports to the Chair of the Department of English with the following responsibilities: interview, train, and supervise peer tutors; maintain the Writing Center schedules (staffing and tutorial sessions); manage the Writing Center budget; lead workshops for students and faculty; maintain and report annually on Writing Center statistics and records; mentor and advise the Associate Director of the Writing Center; collaborate with faculty in Writing Across the Curriculum and Writing in the Disciplines programs; assess Writing Center results; and teach 2 English courses each semester. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track academic position with a benefits package. Summer salary supplement for directing and keeping the Writing Center open during summer sessions.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
A&T’s Department of English offers an undergraduate major and minor and two graduate degrees (M.A. and M.A.T.). The department teaches students how to think critically as well as how to understand and communicate in a diverse world. Degree programs in English are: BA in English, MA in English and African American Literature, BS in Secondary Education (English Education), and the MAT (Secondary English). The unit is one of six departments within the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, which also houses the Departments of History and Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, and Visual and Performing Arts. CAHSS enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 160 faculty members.
With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation’s largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students. NC A&T is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System.
NC A&T has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. The university is a leading producer of change agents and global leaders for the careers of today and tomorrow in disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), business, and the arts and humanities. NC A&T offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels.
M.A. in English, Rhetoric/Composition, Writing Studies or related field. Experience teaching college-level writing, tutorial work, and
administrative experience, preferably in a Writing Center.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition with a concentration in Writing Studies preferred. Evidence of scholarly engagement within the field of writing pedagogy and Writing Center administration is also desirable.