• Employment

    The Writing and Communication Center is hiring for two positions! These positions are open until filled, and new staff will start working at the beginning of spring semester 2020.

    Peer Tutor: Requirements and Application Process

    Peer tutors provide one-on-one tutoring in writing, public speaking, and other forms of communication. Tutors work with undergraduate and graduate students from all Hamline departments, of all skill levels, and at any point in their projects. This position is fully on-campus, with tutors working on the lower level of Bush Memorial Library. Among other things, tutors must:

    • Have excellent writing, communication, research, and interpersonal skills.
    • Be enrolled in one of Hamline’s programs as a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student.
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    • Be available to work 810 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters, with afternoon, evening, and weekend availability preferred.
    • Participate in pre-semester training and in-semester staff meetings.
    • Commit to working with us for at least one year.

    A complete job description is available. Undergraduate students earn $9.86 per hour; graduate students earn $11.15 per hour. 

    To apply for a position, please complete an online application. The final sections of the application will ask you for:

    • The names and contact information of two faculty members, from Hamline or another institution, who can supply references upon request.
    • A cover letter and résumé.
    • An academic writing sample totaling no more than 20 pages; multiple documents are acceptable.

    We will contact top candidates to schedule an interview. For more information about employment in the Writing and Communication Center, contact Rob Cannella, the center's director, at writingcenter@hamline.edu or 651-523-2026.

    Communications Assistant: Requirements and Application Process

    The Communications Assistant promotes WCC tutoring services and events to various Hamline audiences. This includes creating flyers and other marketing materials; managing the WCC’s social media; representing the WCC at on-campus events; and contributing to other promotional activities. This position is fully on-campus, with the Communications Assistant working primarily on the lower level of Bush Memorial Library. Among other things, the Communications Assistant must: 

    • Have excellent writing, communication, research, and interpersonal skills.
    • Have a demonstrated interest in marketing, advertising, promotions, or branding.
    • Be enrolled in one of Hamline’s programs as a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student.
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    • Be available to work 610 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters, with afternoon, evening, and weekend availability preferred.
    • Participate in pre-semester training and in-semester staff meetings.
    • Commit to working with us for at least one semester.

    A complete job description is available. Undergraduate students earn $9.86 per hour; graduate students earn $11.15 per hour. 

    To apply for a position, please complete an online application. The final sections of the application will ask you for:

    • The names and contact information of two faculty members, from Hamline or another institution, who can supply references upon request.
    • A cover letter and résumé.
    • A writing sample totaling no more than 20 pages; multiple documents are acceptable.

    We will contact top candidates to schedule an interview. For more information about employment in the Writing and Communication Center, contact Rob Cannella, the center's director, at writingcenter@hamline.edu or 651-523-2026.