Writing Consultant - English

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Please note that qualifications for all on-campus positions are as follows:

  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds
  • Must be self-motivated and possess solid time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential student information
  • Good level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality
  • Appropriate and professional behavior at all times
  • Current enrollment as a GSC student in good standing
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
The position of Writing Consultant also entails the following qualifications:
  • Work with writers of all levels and disciplines on a variety of assignments and projects to help them become stronger, more accomplished writers
  • Maintain session records, develop and present workshops, and mentor newer tutors
  • Interpret an assignment sheet, talk through ideas for a paper, discuss course readings, or plan for a paper
  • Consider choices with regard to audience, focus, purpose, reasoning, or organization
  • Develop ideas with greater specificity
  • Acquire research strategies, integrate scholarly sources, and apply proper documentation (such as MLA or APA)
  • Improve editing and proofreading skills, expand vocabulary, and better understand technical conventions of academic writing
  • Consultants embedded in an ENGF 001, ENGL 101, or ENGL 102 class are responsible for tasks as assigned by the professor of record, such as taking roll, handing out supplementary material, or taking up papers. Consultants who are also English Education majors may teach mini-lessons, but only at the discretion of the professor.
  • Additional Qualifications
    • Strong background and high level of comfort with the practice of writing
    • "A" or "B" in ENGL 101 and 102 (A consultant may be enrolled in ENGL 102 as a new tutor, at the discretion of the writing consultant supervisor.)
    • Strong critical thinking skills
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