Coordinator, Tutoring & Writing Center

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Olin Library
Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Coordinator of the Tutoring & Writing Center has overall administrative responsibility for the operation of the Tutoring & Writing Center (TWC). This includes training and providing pedagogical support to peer writing consultants.  The Coordinator oversees the work of the Associate Coordinator for Subject Tutoring and hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the work of peer educators in writing.  Reporting to the Library Director, the Coordinator assesses the work of the TWC and seeks effective ways to integrate the operations of the TWC with other academic support services of the College.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Teaches the peer educator training program courses (currently two one credit, 100 level,  credit/no-credit courses).
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of the Associate Coordinator for Subject Tutoring and devise and maintain a structure and organization for the work of the TWC.
  • Maintain and track the TWC budget.
  • Consult with faculty to identify and recruit peer educator writing consultants, and supervise the Associate Coordinator of Subject Tutoring in identifying and recruiting content tutors.
  • Hire and evaluate all peer educator writing consultants.
  • Assess quality of TWC services and effectiveness in achieving learning outcomes.
  • Work closely with Library Director and Olin Library Office & Facilities Coordinator to monitor space, furnishings, and equipment of the TWC.
  • Coordinate TWC online appointment/scheduling with Olin Library Circulation Supervisor.
  • Work closely with Library Digital Specialist to maintain and develop TWC web presence.
  • Oversee TWC social media activity.
  • Manage quantitative and qualitative data to produce reports for internal and external use.
  • Prepare and present reports and presentations on TWC program as required.

Professional Development, and Service:

  • Continued membership and activity in appropriate professional organizations.
  • Continuing education in an appropriate area.
  • Service within TWC, the library, and the wider college.
  • May teach one ENG140 introductory writing course per year designed to serve ELL students.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • M.A. in a relevant discipline (e.g., Rhetoric and/or Composition Studies, English, Applied Linguistics, Language and Literacy) or a related field is required; PhD. or Ed.D. is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • Experience working in a writing center (or a related academic support center) or training and supervising peer educators is required.
  • A demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse students in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural academic environment. 
  • Experience working one-on-one with students on writing and/or advanced language acquisition in English.
  • Experience teaching first-year writing in English (especially ESL/ELL/international, or cross-cultural sections).
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time; ability to manage projects through to completion.
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty across disciplines.
  • Ability to supervise staff and student employees.
  • An appreciation and understanding of liberal arts education.
  • Ability to manage and lead change in a rapidly developing academic environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of three references on application

Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 26, 2018 for fullest consideration.

Rollins offers a competitive salary plus a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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