Writing Studio Coordinator, #00479

(Education Support Specialist III)

At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, we are committed to the success of all students. We believe all students will reach their full potential when we create conditions that allow it and it is our responsibility to do so. We are mindful that equitable outcomes are only achieved through intentional action that eliminates barriers to achievement. Successful candidates for positions, regardless of job duties, must embrace the responsibility to serve all students so that they may succeed and prosper. Reynolds is currently seeking applicants for the position of Writing Studio Coordinator in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences with a work location on the Parham Road Campus.

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time classified position with state benefits.

DUTIES: The Writing Studio Coordinator will lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the Reynolds Writing Studio as well as offer consultation services to students and continue to expand and refine the services of the Writing Studio to support the data-driven needs of students through the studio model and Eco-composition framework. To ensure that the Writing Studio meets the needs of our students, the Writing Studio Coordinator's duties will include, but not be limited to: marketing and outreach; recruiting, scheduling, and supervision of part-time consultants; planning students events; and, collaboration with other college departments.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Considerable working knowledge of educational support services to include tutoring and consulting students. Working knowledge of and ability to assist and support students in their writing processes and to encourage academic growth and creativity. Demonstrated proficiency with grammar, proofreading, writing structure, composition, and editing. Considerable knowledge of and proficiency in personal computers inclusive of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Zoom, and student information and learning systems (i.e., Canvas). Demonstrated ability to interpret, apply, and communicate policies and procedures and work independently as well as within team settings. Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment utilizing highly effective organizational skills and independent work processing decisions. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and work effectively with multi-cultural populations that support diversity, cultural understanding and inclusion. High school diploma.

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in English or a related discipline is preferred. Current experience managing the day-to-day operations of a busy student service center to include the ability to recruit, schedule, and supervise part-time staff; develop and manage a budget; collect and compile data within established parameters; market the student services; and, plan events is preferred.


STARTING SALARY: Maximum starting salary, $55,000. Based on related experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; first reviews to begin May 23, 2022. To apply for this position, please visit https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/46645

CONTACT INFORMATION: Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator Email: employment@reynolds.edu

Reynolds is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who reflect the demographics of our students. We also believe in providing an ongoing investment in our faculty and staff to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our student population.

Reynolds is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and serves Virginia's capital city and five nearby counties. Annually, our four campus sites serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Additional information is available at the College's Website: www.reynolds.edu.

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