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Master of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing

Current GA Positions

Assistant Graduate Coordinator (10 hours)

Responsibilities: Assist the Graduate Coordinator with the admissions process. Work with the Graduate School and Graduate Coordinator to maintain student records. Update and maintain graduate program application and marketing materials, including the website. Develop and research special projects as needed by the Graduate Coordinator.


Assistant Director of Composition (10 hours)

Responsibilities: Assists the Director of Composition with class scheduling, vetting and hiring contingent faculty, organizing and conducting training sessions, selecting and ordering textbooks, communicating with faculty. Other duties as assigned.


Assistant Academic Editor (20 hours)

Responsibilities: Assists the Academic Editor with collecting content from various sources and editing for style, format, and consistency, deciding on appropriate photographs and column headings, proofreading copy, sending publications to the printer and/or posting online, reviewing printed/online material, and arranging for distribution. The Asst. Academic Editor also assists in the production of various other publications, and performs other duties as assigned.


Research Assistantship for the Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence (20 hours)

Responsibilities: Being present at the Academy office in Dickinson Hall (hours to be arranged), setting up events (including luncheons, hot-topics discussions, and others), and helping with the production and editing of the Academy’s website and newsletter. Other duties as assigned.


Research Assistantship for the University Writing Center (10 or 20 hours)

Responsibilities: Assist the UWC Director with various activities related to supervising the writing center and building the writing skills of writing center clients. Organize and maintain courses focusing on individualized instruction of writing skills and computer materials. Work one-on-one with clients in the writing center instructional courses. Assist with supervision of undergraduate staff. Other duties as assigned.

Updated 3.11.2009