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BECOME A CONSULTANT

If you are a strong academic writer and enjoy interacting with other students, becoming a University Writing Center consultant or mentor may be an ideal opportunity for you. Our consultants and mentors are graduate and undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines who are all accomplished writers. They wanted to put their talents to work helping others become better writers. Perhaps you could too.



In addition to working with writers, consultants answer the phone, schedule appointments, greet and direct visitors, and work on professional development projects. Projects include efforts to better their understanding of writing and the writing process and tasks that expand and support the work of the UWC.  

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:  

A.      Give feedback to students, teachers, and staff on any type of writing at any point in the writing process via one-on-one writing consultations. 

B.      Promote the UWC via classroom visits 

C.       Facilitate writing workshops  

D.      Keep a UWC daybook 

E.       Attend weekly staff meetings 

F.       Attend a pre-semester orientation 

G.      Other duties as assigned  

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

Successful completion of in ENGL 1100; and/or enrollment in ENGL 2201. Completion of at least 12 credits of study at ECU or another post-secondary institution. Enrollment or completion of ENGL 3875: Writing Intensive English that explores writing center research, theory, and practice.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

a.       A successful completion of ENGL 1100. 

b.       2.0 cumulative GPA 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability: 

·         Ability to communicate and work effectively with a broad range of diverse peoples, abilities, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds, to maintain good working relationships within the writing center and across campus.  

·         Ability to take initiative and self-direct learning, while also collaborate with peers and ECU writers.  


 
We invite you to apply to the UWC by clicking on the link  below and submitting the application that matches your interest:

MENTOR APPLICATION

 

To Preview the application, click here.


Or you may contact us with any questions you have. You can also explore the About Us section of our site to learn more about tutoring at the University Writing Center.