Writing Centre Associate, Library, Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia
This recruitment is due to the full-time regularization of a temporary part-time position.
Reporting to the University Librarian or designate, the Writing Centre Associate supports the Writing Centre by: facilitating writing workshops, providing individual support to students both in person and within the distributed learning environment, helping to maintain online learning tools with a focus on assisting in the development of instructional materials in formats alternative to print, and initiating, establishing, and maintaining positive working relationships with RRU program faculty and staff to provide customized writing instruction and student scholarship. The Associate is also responsible for providing support and building resources for students seeking to publish their work via traditional and non-traditional scholarly channels. This position also provides administrative support to co-ordinate scheduled submission, faculty editorial review, publication, and marketing of an in-house, open access e-journal.
To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
- Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in an appropriate field of study with added formal teaching qualifications preferred
- A minimum of 1 year related experience working with students in a post-secondary environment
- Experience in publishing, preferably within an academic environment, including copy-editing, proofing, layout, publishing policy creation, peer review set up, and editorial assistance
- Strong computer skills (MS Office suite, web editors, PKP software, Photoshop)
- Demonstrated excellence in facilitating synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences for adults, particularly within a post-secondary context
- Commitment to user-centered service delivery
- Demonstrated ability to manage projects and meet deadlines
- Excellent communication and organization skills
- Thorough understanding of the basic components of writing (parts of speech, grammar, punctuation, capitalization), the writing process, and writing style guides
This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. The work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 and the recruitment range starts at 42,864 per annum. The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.