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* The Writing
Center is currently hiring a Graduate Peer Writing Consultant for Spring
2014. To apply, follow the APPLICATION PROCESS outlined below.
Applications are due Friday, November 15.
The Hamline University Writing Center offers prestigious positions that provide excellent educational experiences for advanced students. The work is challenging, fun, rewarding, and prepares students for success in many fields. Consulting provides excellent training that prepares individuals for graduate study and for careers in writing, teaching, law, medicine, and more.
1. Writing center consultants must have excellent writing and research skills, equally excellent interpersonal skills, and a genuine eagerness to learn. The best candidates will be reliable and have a strong work ethic. 2. Peer writing consultants must be able to maintain strict confidentiality regarding matters pertaining to the Writing Center and the students we work with. Academic honesty is essential. 3. All peer writing consultants must participate in paid training led by the Writing Specialist. Training occurs both in weekly staff meetings and in intensive training sessions prior to the start of the fall semester. Consultants must be available to attend staff meetings during the academic year on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 4. Writing Center consultants must be current Hamline students in good academic standing.
The Writing Center offers four types of employment to Hamline students.
Undergraduate Peer Writing ConsultantGraduate Peer Writing Consultant ESL Graduate Peer Writing Consultant Student Administrative Assistant
To apply, students must submit:
Students who submit complete applications will be contacted upon review of their application materials. Top candidates will be interviewed. For more information about employment in the Writing Center, contact the Writing Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-523-2026.
REQUIREMENTSTo become an undergraduate peer writing consultant, you need to:
RESPONSIBILITIESUndergraduate peer writing consultants work with undergraduate students only. They work 7 to 10 hours per week during fall and spring semesters. They do not work during J-term or summer terms. Pay rates start at $9.25 per hour. Peer consultants contribute to the smooth running of the Writing Center by consulting with students and performing other tasks as required by the Writing Specialist. A complete job description is available.
REQUIREMENTSGraduate consultants can be enrolled in any graduate program at Hamline. To become a graduate peer writing consultant, you need to:
REQUIREMENTSESL graduate peer writing consultants are selected from the MAESL program at Hamline. Candidates must have completed Basics of Modern English and come highly recommended by the faculty of the ESL program. Previous teaching experience is recommended, but not required.
To become a multilingual peer writing consultant, you need to:
RESPONSIBILITIESESL graduate peer writing consultants work with both graduate and undergraduate students, with a special emphasis on ESL students. They work 8 to 15 hours per week during fall and spring semesters and J-term. Summer work may be available. Pay rates start at $10.25 per hour. ESL peer consultants contribute to the smooth running of the Writing Center by consulting with students and performing other tasks as required by the Writing Specialist. A complete job description is available.
REQUIREMENTSTo become an administrative assistant, you need to:
RESPONSIBILITIES The student administrative assistant plays an integral role in the smooth running of the Writing Center. Administrative assistants work 10 to 20 hours per week providing administrative support to the Writing Specialist. This support includes managing the front desk, answering phone and email inquiries, and maintaining accurate office records. Pay rates start at $7.65 per hour. A complete job description is available.
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