Director, First Year Writing Program, Cleveland State University

The Department of English at Cleveland State University seeks a dynamic and innovative administrator as Director of the First Year Writing Program. The successful candidate will bring energy and a superior skill set to a full-time, twelve-month administrative position that directs all areas of first year writing courses, the Developmental Writing Program, and all teaching personnel - full and part-time - in the program. Teaching load is one course per semester.

MINIMIM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in English, rhetoric, composition, English Education or related field; two years experience in composition program administration at the college level; strong teaching record in college composition; thorough knowledge of program assessment principles and tools; ability to teach graduate courses in teaching pedagogy; background in electronic pedagogy; ability to work effectively across all levels in a diverse campus community.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three or more years of progressively more responsible experience in administering a college-level writing program; previous supervisory experience; record of successful grant seeking/writing; excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

SALARY: Highly competitive, excellent benefits and liberal vacation plan.

DATE: Position available July 1, 2007.

Send letter of application and CV, including the names and e-mail addresses of three references, to Dr. Louis R. Barbato, Chair, Dept. of English, Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue, RT 1815, Cleveland, OH 44115-2241.

DEADLINE: Will begin review of applications on February 28 and continue until position is filled.

CSU is an AA/EOE institution committed to non-discrimination in employment and education. M/F/D/V encouraged.