Graduate Assistantships, Writing Center

Laramie, WY

Organization: Writing Center

Duties: Complete specific training in Writing Center theory, pedagogies, and practice, including a supported observation/practice period. Conduct 10-15 hours per week of scheduled consulting time (perhaps with weekend and/or evening hours).

GAs will develop and refine their skill in working in one-on-one settings with the following major constituencies:

  • First-year students (particularly those in ENGL 1010 and Honors Colloquia)
  • International and ESL students (Note: >30% of consultations are with non-native English speakers)
  • Writers of all levels seeking help with job and graduate school applications; digital communication projects; thesis/dissertation projects across disciplines; advanced scientific and/or technical writing; grammar and sentence-level concerns; and integrating research using disciplinary formats/expectations

Desired qualifications: Effective written communication skills, including documented evidence of expertise in writing conventions, genres, and research methods particular to the applicant’s discipline. Experience with academic, professional, technical, and/or industry writing conventions, genres, and research methods, ideally beyond the applicant’s particular discipline. Expertise in digital communication and document design. Previous or concurrent coursework in composition pedagogies and/or college-level teaching pedagogies.

Link to more information: See the full description and apply.