Texas A&M International University
University Writing Center
Proposed Minimum Salary
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)
General Purpose: Help students improve their writing skills and
become more independent writers. Assist in improving the Writing
Center and attaining its goals.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
+ Meet students and go over assignments in applicable subject
+ Ask students about specific topics or subject areas that
warrant further exploration
+ Review assignments and test scores, and work through problems
+ Provides study aids to assist. May perform as lead for other
+ Performs other related duties as assigned
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and
authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a computer list
of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
+ Tutor undergraduate and graduate students in academic writing
in either face-to-face/virtual (individual or small group) sessions
or through asynchronous online sessions.
+ Help students prepare for the TSI, Accuplacer/WritePlacer, and
other writing exams.
+ Develop, update, and facilitate writing workshops,
presentations, writing/peer review sessions, and orientations in
face-to-face or virtual environments.
+ Respond to HelpLine requests.
+ Maintain accurate electronic and written records.
+ Check and respond to communication (emails, chat messages,
+ Assist with special activities and projects, such as
university events, in-house publications, etc.
+ Complete on-going training and College Reading and Learning
Association (CRLA) certification.
+ Attend staff meetings/staff training sessions throughout the
+ Assist with office duties such as making copies,
delivering/picking up correspondence, maintaining office
+ Perform other related duties as assigned.
+ Education - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited
institution is required.
+ Experience - Two years of relevant experience.
+ Additional relevant education may replace experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
+ Experience as a tutor in writing.
+ CRLA certification.
+ Knowledge of current tutoring/teaching techniques
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
+ Strong academic record in English composition.
+ Computer literate in Microsoft Word
+ Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
+ Think critically and problem solve.
+ Interact effectively, professionally, and tactfully with
students, faculty, and other University personnel.
+ Position requires keeping a work schedule of 19 hours per
+ Position may require working evening and/or weekend hours
+ Position is contingent upon funding
Physical Requirements - None.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
First review of applications will take place on March 24,
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you
have only one opportunity to enter the requested information,
upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able
to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the
application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save"
your application and return to complete the process at a later
time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV
to drop or upload files.
Be sure to include:
+ Cover Letter
+ Names and full contact information of 3-5 professional
+ Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University
must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all
job application data could result in an invalid submission and a
rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in
the job application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to
a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability
Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an
international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and
serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant
multilingual and multicultural community.
TAMIU provides over 7000 students with a learning environment
anchored by the highest quality programs, built on a solid academic
foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the
University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and
the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs
focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a
progressive international agenda for global study and understanding
across all disciplines.
TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly
complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society.
Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public
service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the
border region, the State of Texas, and national and international
Texas A&M International University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact
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+ TAMIU Campus Tour
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+ Americans with Disabilities Act
+ Veterans Employment Preference
+ Former Foster Child Employment Preference
+ Selective Service
+ Other TAMU System Job Opportunities