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First Division Consulting Professional Writing Consultant USMA in West Point, New York

Position: Professional Writing Consultant

Location: United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, NY.

Site/Hours: Mounger Writing Center (MWC) in Jefferson Hall. Part-time hours will vary from 12:30-4:30 Monday-Friday during regular academic semesters, to include selected summer semesters

Duties: Provide writing assistance to United States Military Academy Cadets via individual, face-to-face consultations. Sessions will encompass teaching and learning strategies designed for all stages of the writing process and for various writing or communications required for an academic course, personal interest, or professional purpose. Must be flexible to handle either scheduled or drop-in appointments. Will create and maintain records documenting cadet attendance and consultation content. Required records includes: cadet profile, session report forms, and client surveys in WC Online database. Will edit scholarly work on promotional materials, writing guides, writing workshops, handbooks, purpose statements, abstracts, guidelines, databases, and related documents. Such work requires familiarity with Adobe, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s degree (or substantial work toward it) from an accredited college or university in one of the following areas: English, rhetoric, composition, writing studies, education, communication, or literature. The successful candidate must have experience tutoring students in writing in an academic setting and a basic knowledge of writing center scholarship, theories, and practices.


Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, holidays, PTO and 401(k) plan with company match

FirstDiv is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.