Job posting || Writing Centre Specialists, University of Calgary in Qatar

Writing Centre Specialists, University of Calgary in Qatar

From U Calgary site:

Position Overview

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ), branch campus of the University of Calgary, located in the thriving and modern Middle Eastern State of Qatar, offers accredited bachelor and master of nursing degree programs, as well as Foundation courses in English language, sciences, mathematics and academic skills development, to an international student body.

In order to meet a growing demand to support students in the undergraduate and graduate levels, UCQ is currently seeking Writing Centre Specialists who can start in August 2015.

As a key member of the Learning Commons team and a valued contributor to its mission, the Writing Centre Specialist will lead the development and growth of the Writing Centre within the Learning Commons and UCQ academic structure. This individual will also be responsible for providing instruction, primarily through one-on-one tutoring but also through group workshops and/or classroom teaching, to support all UCQ students in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs in transferring their ideas and discoveries to paper. Students will receive assistance in developing a thesis, constructing paragraphs, using grammar, substantiating arguments, citing sources, and generally learning how to communicate in a scholarly voice. The Writing Centre Specialist will work with UCQ faculty and staff partners to develop the service and associated instruction, promote services, and recommend learning resources. Additionally, the Writing Centre Specialist will be responsible for developing and coordinating a variety of programs such as UCQ peer mentoring program which includes recruiting and supervising part-time student peer mentors.

All employment applications must be submitted online through our career page, preferably no later than May 22, 2015.

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