August 11, 2014

College Access Corps are hiring a Writing Center Coordinator

By Carlson Center

College Access Corps Service Description

TITLE:  Roosevelt High School Writing Center Coordinator

HOURS OF SERVICE:  8:00- a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M – F with some evening and weekend hours

(At least 1,700 hours over the 10.5 month term of service)

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Writing Center College Access Corps Coordinator will serve at (Roosevelt High School).  The primary function will be support the development of an engaging and student-friendly writing center. You will also recruit and train college and high school students to serve as writing coaches and develop programs and strategies  that  effectively engage students who struggle as writers.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED TASKS:

  • Create and cultivate school/community partnerships
  • Recruit, select, and train college students as writing coaches
  • Build a programmatic infrastructure around college access and writing center programming best practices
  • Administer program assessment
  • Work with teachers, coaches and school staff so the Writing Center is effectively utilized.
  • Participate in College Access Corps trainings, including orientation, mid-year training, graduation, regional cohort meetings and others as available
  • Engage in personal reflection
  • Attend all ORCC AmeriCorps required trainings and events
  • Complete and submit all ORCC AmeriCorps required progress reports, timesheets, and other paperwork

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • AA or BA/BS degree preferred
  • At least 17 years of age
  • A U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong organization, problem-solving and written and oral communication skills
  • Basic office computer skills, including word processing
  • Program management (marketing, event planning, training, volunteer management) experience.
  • Strong initiative; self-starter
  • Ability to creatively problem solve
  • Enthusiasm for helping others succeed
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

BENEFITS:

  • Living stipend of $12,100 (distributed over 10.5 months)
  • Loan Forbearance and Interest Accrual Reimbursement on qualifying loans
  • Medical insurance
  • Education Award of $5,645 upon successful completion of the program
  • Childcare assistance for qualifying members

Learn about the College Access Program:

http://www.oregoncampuscompact.org/become-a-college-access-corps-member.html

Learn more about Roosevelt’s Writing and Publishing Center:    www.rooseveltroughwriters.org

Interested? email Oregon Campus Compact:   collegeaccesscorps@oregoncampuscompact.org

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