LINGUIST List 32.816

Thu Mar 04 2021

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Administrative/Professional Faculty, Oregon State University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 04-Mar-2021
From: Anna Bentley <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Administrative/Professional Faculty, Oregon State University, USA
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University or Organization: Oregon State University
Department: Writing Center
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Writing Center Coordinator (Multilingual Support)

Job Rank: Administrative/Professional Faculty; Other

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Writing Center at Oregon State University (OSU) is pleased to announce its search for a Writing Center Coordinator for Multilingual Support. Below, you’ll find information about the Writing Center, the coordinator position, and OSU.

The Writing Center at Oregon State University is a unit in the Office of the Dean of Students within Student Affairs.

The job posting for the Writing Center Coordinator for Multilingual Support position can be found at the application link provided below.

The application deadline is April 4, 2021.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Department Overview:
Essential functions of the Writing Center include providing 50-minute research and writing consultations, 25-minute grammar consultations, and written feedback via the Online Writing Suite. The Writing Center also provides workshops, engages in faculty consultations, and collaborates with campus partners across the university.

Position Overview:
The Writing Center is seeking a Writing Center Coordinator for Multilingual Support. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

The Writing Center Coordinator provides leadership for the Writing Center’s multilingual support services and programming. Services include peer-facilitated writing support for multilingual and multi-dialect students. The coordinator collaborates with Writing Center Senior Staff around training needs and ongoing professional development for student staff. The Coordinator also identifies undergraduate student needs around language development and Academic English and develops programs, services, and resources in response to student needs. This work involves consultation, collaboration, and strategic partnerships with the OSU community.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
- Master’s degree in TESOL, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition, English, or related field
- Two years’ experience providing language and writing support for multilingual students
- Experience working in a writing center or peer education setting
- Experience working with diverse student populations
- Experience designing training or course curriculum and delivering content using facilitative pedagogy
- Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Application Deadline: 04-Apr-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Marjorie Coffey

Page Updated: 04-Mar-2021