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Employment Opportunity

Writing Centre Tutor - UPDATED

Expression of Interest
Competition Number: 18-4008
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
To be filled by more than one applicant
Start/End: August 01, 2018 up to July 31, 2019 -
may be extended to a maximum of a 2-year term
Workload: Equivalent to 3 sections for fall and spring semesters. Each section is equal to 8 hours in the writing centre.
Workload to be determined with successful applicants.
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Assist student writers with a wide range of writing situations in a friendly and supportive environment.

Meet with students from all disciplines for one-on-one tutorials to help them develop and express their ideas effectively in their writing.

Give occasional workshops on aspects of the writing process.

A brief orientation will give tutors a basic approach to Writing Centre work.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Currently a regular instructional faculty member. Master's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution in a discipline related to Vancouver Island University's education offerings and experience teaching in higher education, and a willingness to tutor students from across the disciplines.
This opportunity is limited to internal VIU employees only.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD from an appropriately accredited institution, experience tutoring student writers.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Support of the Dean for secondment

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: February 02, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.