Peer Writing Consultant - Writing Center

Work Study Job Description Job Title: Peer Writing Consultant Department: UW Bothell Writing and Communication Center Location: UW Bothell - UW2-124 Pay Rate: 13 - 16 / hour Employment Period: Academic year Hours Per Week: Up to 19 hours per week Contact Supervisor: Erik Echols Phone Number: 425.352.5254 Email Address: Website: Box Number: 358567 NATURE OF ORGANIZATION The Writing & Communication Center (WaCC) supports students of all abilities, at any stage of the reading, writing, or presentation process. Our goal is to help you become a stronger, more confident writer and communicator. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Confer with students face-to-face, on the phone, and online to provide feedback on assignments, ideas, outlines and drafts of papers • Assist student writers with all aspects of reading, writing and presentation processes • Receive continued training in writing and tutoring pedagogy and practice • Assist in planning, publicizing and implementing Writing and Communication Center activities and programs • Market services to students through class presentations, flyers, posters, etc. • Other duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Strong interest in and passion for writing • Strong command of the academic writing process and the nuances of grammar • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse students, coworkers, supervisors and others in a friendly, courteous manner • Able to commit for at least one year • Attend all mandatory staff meetings on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 • Proficiency with Microsoft Word EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS Personal and professional development opportunities, including public speaking, attending and presenting at regional conferences, contributing to the campus writing culture, and publishing opportunities. HOW TO APPLY To apply, please send the following to Erik Echols at Resume Two writing samples from coursework you have completed within the past year. One sample should demonstrate your ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim. Cover letter that addresses the following questions: 1. Why do you want to work in the WaCC? 2. How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the WaCC? (For more information, please refer to All applicants are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor in the Career Center ( and/or a peer consultant in the WaCC ( to receive feedback on their application materials. For more information, contact Erik Echols at