Writing SpecialistClarke University, Dubuque, IA
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Clarke University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts institution of 1200 students in traditional, adult and graduate programs. Located in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa, along the Mississippi River, Clarke was founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, this means finding a place where they are empowered to find success that will last forever. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly being engaged across campus while working to create an experience that always puts students first.
Clarke University faculty and staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and a collaborative working environment. Outside of the university, faculty and staff benefit from living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
For more information, please visit www.clarke.edu.
Clarke University, located in scenic Dubuque, IA, invites applications for a Writing Specialist position beginning August of 2018. This staff position in Clarke’s Margaret Mann Academic Resource Center (MARC) consists of providing student writing support, training writing tutors, offering workshops for faculty colleagues on the teaching of writing, and supporting faculty conversations about Writing Across the Curriculum. Teaching first-year writing and remedial writing courses may be included as needed.
The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and the Clarke community and function effectively in a technology-rich environment. Knowledge of writing pedagogy and previous experience teaching at the college level are essential. Previous experience working in a Writing Center is preferred. Master’s Degree in Writing/Rhetoric preferred, related fields considered.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
To apply, please upload the following documents online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com: letter of interest and curriculum vitae including a list of courses taught and three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately.