Writing Center

NOW HIRING for Fall 2024!

Position 1: Writing Consultant

Do you excel in your writing assignments, especially research papers? Do you enjoy helping your peers? Do you have a positive attitude about writing and academic work? Are you interested in working with a great team? Then you’ve found the right job ad!

Writing Center consultants work with fellow students on all types of writing assignments from any class. New consultants are paid for training and attend weekly meetings. The work location is the Writing Center, 3rd Floor of Haas Library, on the Midtown Campus.

Required Qualifications

  • Current WCSU student, any major
  • Minimum of 45 credits completed by Fall 2024
  • Overall (cumulative) grade point average of 3.2 or higher
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong critical reading skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least three semesters remaining before graduation.
  • Prior experience with customer service of any kind
  • Extensive research experience
  • Fluency in another language is a bonus! Non-native speakers are welcome!

Hours and Salary

  • Average 8 hours per week, minimum $16/hour
  • Hours are available Sunday evenings, Monday through Thursday mornings through evenings, and some Friday mornings. The Writing Center is closed on Saturdays
  • Schedules are made around your class schedule and remain the same each week

Other Possible Benefits

  • Valuable addition to your résumé
  • Strengthened writing skills
  • Opportunity to work with great people!

To apply
Submit the following information via email to Dr. Kelli Custer, Coordinator of the Writing Center, custerk@wcsu.edu

  • A cover letter addressing reasons for applying, qualifications, and experience with writing;
  • A recent research-based writing paper/project from any course (with at least three sources, accurately documented in any style);
  • A recent résumé with the names of two WCSU instructors as reference. Exceptions may be made for transfer students. (Please do not ask references to send letters);
  • Feel free to visit the Writing Center for assistance on your résumé or visit the Career Success Center

Deadline
Positions open until filled.

Questions? Contact:
Dr. Kelli Custer, Coordinator of the Writing Center
custerk@wcsu.edu

Position 2: Composition Embedded Tutor

Now Hiring – Writing Consultants!

Did you excel in your Composition 1 course? Are you interested in helping fellow students? Do you have a positive attitude about writing and academic work? Join our Team!

Composition Embedded Tutors (CETs) work with students in Composition 1 in connection with their faculty partners. CETs may attend class sessions, provide individual and group support, give small lessons to the class, prepare handouts and online support, and hold office hours. CETs will take part in tutor education before the semester begins and throughout the semester. Some CETs may also work as Writing Consultants.

Required Qualifications

  • Current WCSU student with a minimum of 15 credits completed by Fall 2024
  • Grade of B+ or higher in Composition 1
  • Overall (cumulative) grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups
  • Recommendation from Composition 1 instructor or other faculty member

Hours and Salary

  • Average 6 hours per week, minimum $16/hour
  • Monday through Friday hours
  • Schedules are made around your class schedule and remain the same each week

Other Possible Benefits

  • Valuable addition to your résumé
  • Strengthened writing skills
  • Opportunity to work with great people!

To Apply

Send the following information via email to Dr. Kelli Custer, custerk@wcsu.edu

  • A cover email explaining your interest in the position;
  • A research-based paper from any class
  • A recent résumé with the names of two WCSU instructors as reference (including your Composition 1 instructor). Exceptions may be made for transfer students. (Please do not ask references to send letters.)
  • Feel free to visit the Writing Center for assistance on your résumé or visit the Career Success Center

Deadline
Positions open until filled.

Questions? Contact:
Dr. Kelli Custer, Coordinator of the Writing Center
custerk@wcsu.edu

The WCSU Writing Center is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and women to apply. We take pride in WCSU’s pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.