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Director Interdisciplinary Writing Studio Interim

Company name
University of Washington, Bothell


Seattle, WA, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager

Posted on
Jan 04,2019



First Shift


This is a TEMPORARY, PART-TIME, PROSTAFF, LIMITED TERM position. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through December of 2019.

The University of Washington (UW)

is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The Department of Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies has an outstanding opportunity open for an Interim

Director for its Interdisciplinary Writing Studio


Supervise, train and manage undergraduate tutors.

Conduct one-to-one tutoring sessions in which the writer’s needs and goals are privileged and train tutors to do the same.

Provide ongoing support to tutors to advance their tutoring skill and knowledge.

Publicize tutoring services at the beginning and near the end of each quarter for all units via email lists and class visits.

Manage tutor timesheets and online appointments calendar.

Maintain records of student contact hours as partial documentation of the center’s effectiveness.

Record data on tutoring sessions (types of problems and resolutions).

Maintain regular office hours.

Complete Odegaard’s training program,

Compile writing assignment examples and other writing resources.

Lead small group writing workshops and/or in-class writing workshops.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in English, Humanities, Social Sciences, or a related field.

Minimum 2 years management experience and a proven ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a team of student tutors.

* Previous tutoring or mentoring experience (especially with diverse populations)

* Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

* Ability to guide tutors in developing an understanding of writing priorities and communication strategies.

* Demonstrated experience of collaborative leadership.

* Commitment to anti-racist, anti-oppression, and social justice as core principles of peer-tutoring and writing center work.

* Ability to identify a writer’s difficulties, prioritize concerns, and successfully communicate complex strategies for resolving them.

* Demonstrated academic success in chosen field of study.

* Broad knowledge of useful research and writing skills (and the academic strategies associated with different fields).

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your My Jobs page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability

, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or

Company info

University of Washington, Bothell
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Company Profile
A regional, metropolitan university With more than 5,000 students and 45 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the University of Washington Bothell is the fastest-growing four-year public university in the state of Washington. For more than 25 years, UW Bothell has fulfilled its mandate to provide access and opportunity to students from North King and Snohomish counties and across the state of Washington. UW Bothell: A national reputation For two years in a row (2014-15), the University of Washington Bothell has been ranked No. 1 in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest, according to Money magazine. In 2015, Money ranked UW Bothell No. 36 in its overall list of best colleges. Read the Money magazine story. Washington Monthly ranked UW Bothell no. 13 in the nation in the “best bang for the buck” category. UW Bothell is gaining a national reputation for its STEM program. Money magazine has listed UW Bothell third on its national list of “25 great, accessible colleges for aspiring scientists and engineers”

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