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Job Opportunities

The CWE is seeking qualified candidates to work as consultants in the Center.

Graduate Assistant

Description

Graduate Assistantship Position for Graduate Students in the Center for Writing Excellence for 2019-20.

The Center for Writing Excellence is looking for entering graduate students in who are interested in, and qualified for, a graduate assistantship position.

Graduate Assistants in the CWE serve as writing consultants to provide help with every aspect of the writing process, with the goal of enabling writers to achieve long-term improvement, confidence and independence. Consultants provide feedback on all types of writing, including academic and professional, in a supportive environment.

GA consultants work face to face and online with writers, in addition to providing workshops and presentations for the campus community. Consultants also contribute to the center’s ongoing research on writing and writers.

All consultants, including GAs, are expected to attend weekly professional development meetings on Wednesdays from 1 to 2:15 p.m. and the annual three-day training seminar in late August.  The contract period for GAs is September 1 through June 30.  The assistantship provides 18 credits of tuition remission and a stipend of $7,000.

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience preferred.
  • Interest in pedagogy essential.

Application Process:  Interested graduate students must meet the requirements for receiving a graduate assistantship. Send letter of application and resume to Dr. Melinda Knight, knightm@montclair.edu.

This position has now been filled for the 2019-20 academic year.

Writing Consultant

Description

Writing consultants in the Center for Writing Excellence provide help with every aspect of the writing process, with the goal of enabling writers to achieve long-term improvement, confidence and independence. Consultants provide feedback on all types of writing, including academic and professional, in a supportive environment.

Consultants work face to face and online with writers, in addition to providing workshops and presentations for the campus community. Consultants also contribute to the center’s ongoing research on writing and writers.

The CWE is open year round, seven days a week during the fall and spring semester and with varying hours at other times.

All consultants are expected to attend weekly professional development meetings on Wednesdays from 1 to 2:15 p.m. and the annual three-day training seminar in late August.

Compensation:  Hourly rate

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher (candidates for a master’s degree at Montclair State will be considered).
  • Courses in writing pedagogy required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience preferred.

Application Process:  Open positions are not available at this time.

All positions have been filled for the 2019-20 academic year.