CUNY Writing Center Director (Provost Office) in New York, New York


This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Academic Initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Oversee the Writing Center staff, budget, physical space and technologies. Implement and oversee principled practice across various tutoring modalities. Design and implement assessment of service together with Center staff and outside consultants. Interview, hire, on-board and develop tutoring staff in close collaboration with other members of the staff. Design and provide in-center, in-class and program specific workshops for courses across the curriculum. Coordinate Center funding sources and create/implement yearly budgets. Coordinate with various college offices to provide consultation and services. Co-coordinate (with a faculty member) the College’s Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) Program. As WAC Co-coordinator, the Director of the Writing Center will interview, coordinate, and meet regularly with the campus’s CUNY WAC Fellows, graduate students from the CUNY Graduate Center and also consult with faculty across the curriculum, structure and lead seminars in WAC pedagogy, and represent the program in college, national and international capacities. Assist on college-wide and CUNY initiatives as necessary. Represent the Writing Center on the CUNY wide Writing Council.


Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD or MA in Rhetoric/Composition, PhD preferred. Eight years related experience in Writing Center operation and administration


Directs curriculum development and operations of a learning resource center.

  • Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive student support program based on targeted academic resources such as tutoring, remedial and/or other related support services

  • Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the center; oversees design and delivery of various programs sponsored by the center

  • Performs outcomes assessment and creates strategic plan to further develop center offerings

  • Ensures ongoing faculty and staff development to support high quality student services delivery; promotes best practices in field

  • Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded center funding

  • Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute center activities

  • Manages professional, instructional and clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Resource Center Director


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


  • Revised-

Open until filled with review of applications to begin February 8, 2019.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Job Title: Writing Center Director (Provost Office)

Job ID: 19897

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular