Metropolitan State University Of Denver Peer Writing Consultant - Writing Center in Denver, Colorado
Posting Details Posting Number S00042 Position Title Peer Writing Consultant - Writing Center Position Number Student Hourly or Student Work-Study Hourly Wage$13.00 EmployeeCategory Student Department Undergraduate Studies Location Undergraduate Studies (Division) Position SummaryTutor students in all aspects of writing, including brainstorming,organizing, drafting, revising, editing, and project management.Participate in ongoing training. Conduct orientations and workshops related towriting. Welcome all writers into the Writing Center, no matter where theyare in their writing process. Duties/ResponsibilitiesBeing a peer consultant comes with the following responsibilities:*Understanding that you are part of a team working to improve writers'processes*Being self-directed and responsible adult learners who are open to feedback.*Participating in training events and activities. Required Qualifications**MUST BE A STUDENT ENROLLED AT AN APPROVED COLORADO HIGHER EDUCATIONINSTITUTION**We are looking for peer consultants who have:*An interest in facilitating the growth of other student writers*Compassion, empathy, and good listening and communication skills.*Made a commitment to attending training events*A desire to be part of a community of other people interested in writing andpersonal growth*A willingness to work collaboratively with the staff, consultants, andleadership to improve the Writing Center*A growth mindset or the interest in developing one Preferred QualificationsSophomore, junior, or senior standing. Bilingual applicants and non-nativeEnglish speakers welcomed. Posting date 11/13/2020 Closing dateClosing Instructions Open Until Filled Special Instructions to ApplicantsWork HoursMonday - Sunday8:00am - 10:00pmApplicant Documents Required DocumentsWriting Sample (See Special Instruction Section)Class ScheduleWork Study Account SummaryOptional Documents SupplementalQuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * What are your major and minor?(Open Ended Question) * Do you have a work study award?YesNoI'm not sure * Do you speak any languages besides English?(Open Ended Question) * When do you anticipate graduating?(Open Ended Question) * Have you had session with a Writing Center tutor? If so, tell meabout it. If not, why not?(Open Ended Question) * Read "Who We Are and What We Do"(https://msudenverwconboard.wordpress.com/who-we-are-what-we-do/). Why do you think you will enjoy working in this environment?(Open Ended Question) * Why are you interested in being a consultant in the MSU Denver WritingCenter?(Open Ended Question) * The job posting directs you to send an academic writing sample. Why didyou choose the piece you did? What was your writing... For full info followapplication link.Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campuscommunity that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms.Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students andover 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institutionlocated in downtown Denver.