University of Idaho
|Recruitment Title||Associate Director of the Writing Center|
|Advertising Pay Range||$49,356-$53,140, commensurate with experience|
|Primary Division/College||College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences|
|Classification Group Title||Program Dir/Dist Dir/Super|
|Position Control Number||5440|
|Contract Basis||Academic Year|
|Anticipated Contract Start Date||08/13/2023|
|FLSA Status||Overtime Exempt|
|Tenure Tracking||Non-Tenure Track|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Extension Type||Not Applicable|
|Administrative Appointment Type||On-going|
|Administrative Appointment End Date (if applicable)|
|Position Summary||The University of Idaho English Department invites applications for a full-time Associate Director of the Writing Center, a non-tenure track appointment as Instructor Faculty, to begin Fall 2023. The Writing Center is housed in the English Department and serves the entire university, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni through one-on-one appointments, workshops, online resources, and group writing events. The Writing Center directly supports the Composition Program’s co-requisite model for first-year composition, the Vandal Gateway Program in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, and graduate writing support for theses, dissertations, and manuscripts. The primary responsibility of the Associate Director of the Writing Center will be to contribute to the leadership and administration of day-to-day operations in the center and to the development of future services, resources and programs.
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|Unit/Department Summary||The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is committed to equity and inclusion. The University of Idaho puts diversity as central to the school’s mission and responsibilities as the land grant university in Idaho (President’s commitment). As a college, CLASS embraces and expands this mission. We are the largest and most diverse college at UI and are committed to building a just and equitable society. As the college which focuses on liberal arts education, we especially see it as our duty to study the human condition and serve as agents of positive change. We seek faculty and staff who will contribute to our culture of inclusion and acceptance and share our goals towards equity and justice.|
|Contingency Description||This administrative appointment or the administrative portion of the faculty appointment is temporary. Employee acknowledges and agrees that in the event there is no longer a need for the administrative assignment, as determined by University in its sole discretion, University may change this Agreement and remove the administrative salary and/or course release during the contract year and employee may return to their faculty appointment, upon 60 days written notice.|
|Teaching & Advising||24%|
|Scholarship & Creative Activity||0%|
|Outreach & Extension||15%|
|University Service & Leadership||61%|
|Minimum Education/Degree Required||Listed degree qualification is required at time of hire.|
|Physical Requirements & Working Conditions|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||This position is open until filled, however, applications receive on or before April 3, 2023 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates has been identified.
To apply, please submit a letter of application that directly addresses your qualifications for the position, including all required and preferred qualifications. Please include a current curriculum vita. Please also include a 1-2 page tutoring philosophy that conveys your values and goals in tutoring writing, describes your general approach to tutoring, and includes examples and justification (upload as Other Document 1). Three confidential letters of recommendation must also be submitted directly to [email protected] (please reference posting number in the subject line).
|Background Check Statement||Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.|
The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.
|A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy.||Uncertain|
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