Writing Center Tutor  

LOCATION:  United States Naval Academy, Writing Center
DATE CLOSES: Open until the position is filled.

ABOUT THE
U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY:

As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate university, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards.

Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Class of 1963 Center for Academic Excellence invites applications for four (4) part-time Writing Center Tutors for days and/or evenings.  As a member of this academic support unit, the tutor will provide one-on-one assistance to students at any stage of the writing process from brainstorming to the final draft.  The successful candidate will maintain appropriate student records, submit reports and data as requested, attend meetings and complete training sessions as required. 

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master's Degree in rhetoric, composition, literature, curriculum and instruction, or other related humanities field from an accredited institution is required.

Must have substantial teaching/tutoring experience.

Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Must be able to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Must be committed to work a minimum of one semester and up to three days/evenings per week for 2-4 hours.

Preferred candidate would have teaching experience in developmental and first-year English composition courses.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

This position is subject to a background investigation.

HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION:

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. To apply for this position please email or fax your resume and letter of interest, including the names of three professional references to:

Center for Academic Excellence:  CAE@usna.edu 
U.S. Naval Academy
Fax: 410-293-2954
ATTN: Writing Tutors www.usna.edu/AcCenter
101 Cooper Rd. Stop 6C
Annapolis, MD 21402

The U.S. Naval Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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