Writing Center Director Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago invites applications for the position of Writing Center Director, full-time, academic staff. Our established Writing Center, serving 600-700 students per week, provides a vibrant teaching and learning environment for a community of writers, readers, and thinkers. The Director of the Writing Center is responsible for leadership and administration of the Writing Center and for teaching one course per semester in the First-year Writing program.

Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of current theories that underpin tutoring and peer-tutor training and possess a sound pedagogical vision that integrates WAC and tutor development. Experience in tutoring and teaching writing to culturally and linguistically diverse populations of college students strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in composition/rhetoric and writing center administrative experience.

To apply, send letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching and Writing Center philosophy, and sample teaching materials (e.g., syllabus, in-class activity) to:

Suzanne Blum Malley
Chair, Writing Center Director Search Committee
Columbia College Chicago
English Department
33 E. Congress, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60605


Review of applications will begin January 15, 2007. Interviews at CCCC’s 2007.

Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, GLBT, disabled, & minority classified individuals to apply for all positions. No phone calls, please.