Writing Instructor

Victoria University



CUPE 3902, Unit 2

Position: Writing Instructor

Posting Date: November 24, 2022

Closing Date: November 28, 2022

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contract Duration: January 9, 2023 to April 28, 2023

Hours of Work: approximately 10-20 hours per week, depending on demand, scheduled between 9-6pm, Monday through Friday, based on mutual agreement

Hourly Rate of Pay: $48.97

The Victoria College Writing Centre invites applications for a writing instructor position. This position will work during the winter term, January 9, 2023 to April 28, 2023. The number of hours may be 10-20 hours per week, with the aim to schedule fewer hours in less busy period, more hours at peak demand. Appointments will normally take place between 9-6pm, Monday through Friday, with the specific schedule based on mutual agreement.

The chief duty of instructors at the Writing Centre is to provide one on one writing instruction to undergraduate students working on a variety of disciplines, especially on organization, reasoning, style, and language use. Instructors may also be asked to prepare instructional material and to deliver group instruction.

The Victoria College Writing Centre encourages applicants with relevant skills for teaching writing one on one across a variety of disciplines and also for teaching in university courses with a significant writing instruction component; with a strong ability to work with a diverse group of students; and with students whose first language is not English is an asset.

Qualifications include a completed graduate degree from a post-secondary institution and preference for previous experience in working with a writing centre.

Application Process:
To be considered for a position, please send a letter of intent, updated curriculum vitae and two-page writing sample by November 28, 2022.

Applications should be sent to:
Maria Cichosz

Assistant Professor, Literature and Creative Writing & Director, Victoria College Writing Centre

Victoria College

[email protected]

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 2 Collective Agreement.

Victoria University encourages applications from qualified women or men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We are committed to equity in employment and diversity. If you require accessibility accommodations, please contact the Human Resources Department.

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