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Student Worker - University Writing Speaking Center Undergraduate Consultant

Company: University of Nevada
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job Description University Writing & Speaking Consultants work with individual students and small groups on writing and presentation related projects. Consultants collaboratively facilitate writing and presentation consultations, provide feedback for essays, reports, research papers, presentations, and help first-year through graduate level students develop writing and speech outline, presentation slides and presentation strategies. Main Responsibilities Facilitate online and in-person consultations in a timely manner and following UWSC protocols. Complete required training All consultants will complete several online training modules prior to employment start. All consultants must attend regularly scheduled Friday afternoon workshops throughout the semester and complete training prior to each semester start. Consultants will be expected to complete all workshops each semester. More information on dates and times will be provided during the interview process. Required Qualifications Applicants must be students of the University of Nevada, Reno. Applicants must have successfully completed ENG 102 (or equivalent) and Core Humanities courses (or transfer equivalents) with B or better. 2.5 GPA with a written explanation accepted. All applicants must possess strong writing and speaking skills within their discipline. All applicants should have effective interpersonal communication skills and basic computer familiarity. All applicants must possess the ability to work with students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications Students pursuing degrees in engineering, biology, business, economics, anthropology, geology, community health sciences, and nursing are encouraged to apply. Completion of ENG 408B or previous experience in an academic support center or other tutoring experience is preferred. 3.0 GPA preferred. Compensation Grade Student Level 1 $11.00/ hour Exempt No Full-Time Equivalent 37.5% Required Attachment(s) Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at Attach the following attachment(s) to your application CV or Resume- highlighting relevant experience and/or education. Cover Letter- explaining why you want to be a consultant and what you think you will contribute to the University Writing & Speaking Center community. Contact information for three professional or academic references email and/or phone information. (please inform your references that they will be contacted within a week after the closing date). Sample of academic writing with a brief explanation . Unofficial transcripts- 2.5 GPA with B or better in Core Writing and Core Humanities courses (or transfer equivalents) with a written explanation accepted. Class and work schedule . Incomplete applications that do not include all required documents will not be considered. Posting Close Time This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior. Posting Close Date 02/28/2022 Note to Applicant A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. University of Nevada, Reno

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