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Academic Coordinator II

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The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for an Academic Coordinator II position. This position is an academic year renewable appointment.

The Academic Coordinator II is the lead implementer of the University Writing Program’s Writing Across the Curriculum Program, which works with a dozen departments, thousands of students, and scores of Teaching Assistants each year who are undergoing training in writing-intensive (“W”-course) principles and practices. The AC II attends and participates in the graduate-level training courses for “W”-related TAs. In addition, the Coordinator supervises and strengthens the many WAC workshops taught by UWP TAs, and the WAC tutorials led by undergraduate tutors. The WAC Academic Coordinator maintains and develops partnerships with UCR’s colleges, departments, and individual faculty members so as to sustain and expand the WAC program. With the UWP Director, the Coordinator will co-lead the UWP’s evaluation of WAC, and will help represent the program when the Senate and other bodies conduct reviews. This position also provides critical support to the UWP Director in other areas of the UWP’s instructional responsibilities, including ESL. The Coordinator is a member of the leadership team that develops short-term and long-term academic plans for the UWP’s overall academic work. The AC II creates and edits instructional materials relevant to program needs, and provides oversight over the summer coordinator position.

Required Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. in English or related field, and experience related to developing and sustaining a Writing Across the Curriculum program.

Salary Range: $56,448 - $109,164
Starting Date: July 1, 2017

Review of applications will begin in April 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter, a current CV, self-statement explaining your Composition pedagogy, student evaluations that cover an academic year, a statement of contribution to diversity, and three current letters of recommendation. Materials related to teaching such as syllabi are also useful to the hiring committee. Application materials should be submitted to

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Veronica Valenzuela, Sr. Analyst for Academic Personnel/HR, at

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Self-Statement - Explaining your Composition pedagogy

  • Teaching/Student Evaluations - That cover an academic year

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Materials related to teaching such as syllabi are also useful (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required