Communication Consultant

The University Writing and Communication Center at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (SUBR) is accepting applications for

Communication Consultants (more commonly known as "writing tutors.").

Job Description: 

A Communication Consultant will tutor students in communication-centered work (includes written, spoken, visual, technological, and a blend of these modalities). S/he will be responsible for scheduling at least five hours a week of tutoring, with a maximum of twenty hours. Consultations are thirty minutes long. S/he must be willing and able to use a laptop or computer to hold virtual consultations with students via Microsoft Teams. In-person meetings will also be available to students. The Communication­ Consultant must adhere to the UWCC's guidelines and protocol for meeting with students.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling at least five hours of available time for students to schedule
  • Demonstrate knowledge in at least one of the communication modalities (See above)
  • Holding both virtual and in-person consultations
  • Adhering to the UWCC's guidelines and protocols for meeting with students
  • Reading student work and preparing ahead of time
  • Offering guidance that is student-centered and encouraging
  • Attending (virtually and eventually, in person) meetings with director and other communication consultants

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Media Studies, Communications, or related field
  • Teaching experience required: three years minimum
  • Tutoring experience is preferred.
  • Technological proficiency, especially Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Word
  • Must possess good organizational and planning skills.
  • Must possess sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-econonic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and disabilities.
  • Must demonstrate eagerness to motivate students in a student-centered environment.
  • Must be self-disciplined and able to effectively facilitate learning

Compensation:

$20/hour (This is a part-time position.)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

How to Apply:

To apply please click the link below and follow the instructions:

https://dynamicforms.ngwebsolutions.com/Submit/Form/Start/0bc22ca6-987a-4632-981d-c8f7d70ed968

 

To apply please submit a CV, transcript(s), and three references.Send via email to .

Point of Contact:

Christine Jeansonne, Director of UWCC

 

Email: christine_jeansonne@subr.edu 

Note: Please type "UWCC Communication Consultant Application" in the subject line)

 

 

 

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