Part-time Support Professional - Writing Center

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Staff

Position Title: Part-time Support Professional - Writing Center  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Department:

33200 - Languages and Literature

 
Advertised Salary: $15 per hour  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: This position will provide writing consultation (on-site and electronic/digital) to undergraduate and graduate students for 15 to 20 hours per week. The successful applicant will be familiar with APA and MLA documentation and must be comfortable working one-on-one with a diverse student population representing a full range of majors and writing skills, from remedial to advanced. The successful applicant must be comfortable working in a face-to-face and electronic/digital instructional settings.

The anticipated start date for this position is October of 2022. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed.
 
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in English, English Education, History, Social Sciences, or a related field.  
Required Work Experience: One year of experience involving tutoring and/or teaching at the college level.
Experience working with diverse student populations, including ESL.
 
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
 
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: This position requires providing writing consultation (both on site and electronic/digital) to undergraduate and graduate students. The successful applicant will be familiar with APA and MLA documentation and must be comfortable working one-on-one with a diverse student population representing a full range of majors and writing skills.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
 
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  
Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
 
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of bachelor's degree in English, English Education, History, Social Sciences, or a related field.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
 
Initial Application Review Date:
October 17, 2022  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes   
Posting Close Date:
   
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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