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Assistant director AARC, Writing Program director Stephen F. Austin State University.

Starting Date: No later than Fall 2005

Job Description: Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Writing Program in the Academic Assistance and Resource Center (AARC). The AARC's mission is to improve individual academic performance and retention by offering a supportive environment for intellectual development, providing educational support services including one-on-one peer tutoring and student-led study groups, and facilitating access to research support services for students with disabilities. The AARC peer tutoring program provides primarily nonremedial academic assistance in most college-level core curriculum courses. The person in this position is responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and supervising writing tutors, maintaining CRLA tutor certification, and managing the Writing Program budget. He or she also is responsible for overseeing Students with Disabilities Services in the center and assisting the AARC director in the administration of the AARC.

Professional Requirements or Special Skills: REQUIRED: Master's degree in English, minimum; college-level experience in the teaching of composition; excellent computer skills; and the ability to work productively with colleagues, university administrators, faculty and students. Preference will be given to those with administrative experience and/or experience working in a college-level writing center. PREFERRED: Proficiency in a variety of computer software packages including desktop publishing. Good public speaking skills. Creativity and innovative ideas.

Salary: $40,000 for 12 months, negotiable Application Deadline: Open until position is filled Application Information: Initial screening of applications will begin February 15, 2005. Submit a cover letter; statement of interest and qualifications; curriculum vitae or resume; and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references, including immediate supervisor, to Alvin C. Cage, Library Director, R.W. Steen Library, Stephen F. Austin State University, P.O. Box 13055, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962.
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Title Annotation:Academic Assistance and Resource Center
Publication:Writing Lab Newsletter
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 1, 2005
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