Visiting Senior Program Coordinator

Elon University in North Carolina

Date Posted May 23, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Visiting Senior Program Coordinator.  The Visiting Senior Program Coordinator will partner with the directors of the Writing Center and the Writing Across the University Program to achieve the goals of Elon's Writing Excellence Initiative. Primary duties include: consulting about writing with individual faculty, staff, and Writing Center student consultants, and with groups from academic departments and Student Life programs; developing print and online resources for student, faculty, and staff audiences; contributing to the design and implementation of Writing Center and Writing Across the University programming, including writing workshops for faculty, staff, and students; and coordinating assessment efforts for both the Writing Center and the Writing Across the University Program. This is a 9-month visiting position.  Expertise and experience in providing effective writing support to students across the disciplines, and in writing-across-the-curriculum/writing-in-the-disciplines programs. M.A. in rhetoric/composition or related field, and experience teaching writing are required; experience in writing program administration, broadly conceived, is a plus; an ABD/Ph.D. in rhetoric/composition or a related field is preferred.  Apply electronically at  Review of applications will begin May 27, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, candidates must apply by submitting a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references (with contact information).  Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


Elon University is a top-ranked liberal arts university that is widely recognized as a leader in student engagement and experiential learning. The academic program is distinguished by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences combined with outstanding professional programs. In its 2014 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among Southern Regional Universities and one of the nation's top colleges and universities "with an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.


The Elon community is characterized by a strong student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The university includes more than 390 full-time faculty members and 5,600 undergraduate and 700 graduate students from 47 states, the District of Columbia and 49 other nations. The university has six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located in downtown Greensboro, N.C.  Elon offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and six graduate programs.


The university sends more students to study abroad than any other master's-level university in the nation, and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. Newsweek-Kaplan has named Elon the nation's "leader in engaged learning" and Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 378 "best colleges." Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Fiske Guide to Colleges both name Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities.


Elon's 620-acre campus in North Carolina's Piedmont region is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful college environments. The campus includes the 56-acre Elon University Forest, a land preserve and natural area for scientific research.