IVCCD:Learning Services Writing Assistant

Employer: IVCCD

Job Title: Learning Services Writing Assistant

Location: Marshalltown Community College

Brief Job Description/Summary: The Learning Services Writing Assistant is responsible for working with a wide variety of students in an open learning environment, the MCC Student Success Center (SSC). The Writing Assistant maintains overall coverage of the SSC, along with more direct student assistance (e.g., writing tutoring and/or college skills work). Hours of work may include both day and evening hours up to, but generally not later than, 9 PM. During summer terms, hours may be reduced and/or the job may entail different allocations of the aforementioned duties, at the discretion of the Dean.

List of Job Duties:  Requires independent decision making, ability to exercise good judgment, and use of critical thinking skills. May work in an environment of shifting priorities; frequent interruptions; hectic pace; and interaction with students, staff and/or the public. Working knowledge of computer software programs which may include Word, Excel, institutional mainframe computer software, or similar programs. Excellent written and oral communication skills including proficiency in English, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Proficiency with academic writing is required. Ability to handle highly confidential matters and materials with discretion. Ability to work independently as well as be a collaborative team player in completing assigned tasks and meeting deadlines. Organizational skills, time management, relationship building and communication skills essential.

Required Experience and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree with a concentration in English, Reading, Education, Communications, or related is preferred.

Further information/application process contact: Please click here for our online application http://www.iavalley.edu/district/forms/affirmative_action.php Applicants will be asked to include cover letter and resume once the on-line application is ready to be submitted. Contact information is also located on our website.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled