Writing Consultant Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned A in WRTG 107, INT 117, or PHIL 217J*
  • A current GPA of 3.5
  • A working knowledge of the writing process
  • Familiarity in locating and documenting reliable and credible sources
  • The recommendation of two faculty members
  • Possession of excellent writing, listening, and speaking skills
  • Dedication to the Jesuit principle of "men and women for others"

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with student writers during any step of the writing process: invention, draft, revise, edit, publish
  • Work with student writers from a variety of colleges and subjects
  • Work with student writers to ensure alignment with and adherence to the paper's prompt or assignment
  • Guide student writers through sentence-level grammatical revisions as well as larger, global revisions
  • Guide student writers through necessary citation methods
  • Maintain a familiarity with several citation methods including APA, MLA, and AMA
  • Keep accurate records through WCOnline
  • Assist students in scheduling appointments as needed
  • Assist in training new consultants
  • Attend regular meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Meet with the Writing Center Coordinator once per semester
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