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APPLY TO THE WARC

Writing & Academic Resource Center Coordinator

  

Time: Full 

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Reports to: Writing & Academic Resource Center Director 

Supervises: Team of student tutors

Coordinates with:  Writing & Academic Resource Center Director, faculty, staff, and students

 

Description of the Job:  

The Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the WARC. The Coordinator's primary function is to supervise student tutors. Secondary functions of the coordinator are to promote WARC services and coordinate with Director on WARC objectives and activities; with the Director, recruit and select WARC tutors; help develop writing and research skills workshops; develop materials for and maintain the WARC website and YouTube channel; attend and present information about the WARC at outreach functions such as orientation sessions for students and faculty; maintain WARC budget; collect and analyze WARC usage data. 

 

 Essential Functions:

 

  • Supervise and interface with WARC tutors regarding matters of attendance, scheduling, and performance
  • Collaborate regularly with the Director to ensure the WARC’s objectives are being met
  • Serve as WARC’s primary support staff, responding to telephone calls, email, drop-in traffic, and filing/photocopying needs
  • Conduct workshops for students, staff, and faculty, focusing on specific writing and research skills
  • Attend and participate in tutor training workshops and courses offered by the Director and guest presenters
  • Monitor and prepare tutor stipend payout data
  • Collaborate in the process of recruitment and selection of new tutors 
  • Collaborate on designing and leading tutor training and teambuilding events
  • Ensure tutors receive on-going and individualized training as needed, including supervising the WARC’s mentoring program 
  • Maintain WARC records and files, and analyze performance data
  • Assist the Director in drafting reports
  •  Develop and maintain WARC website and social media accounts
  •  Create content for and monitor the performance of the WARC’s YouTube page
  •  Work with AUCA computer/media staff to maintain and develop the WARC’s website and online scheduling system
  •  Attend student orientations and conduct other outreach activities to introduce and spread awareness of the WARC’s services 
  •  Procure supplies for WARC operations from the Physical Plant Department

 

  

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  1. Excellent academic writing skills
  2. Strong commitment to academic excellence and academic integrity
  3. Proficiency with statistical tools
  4. Proficiency with Google Suite
  5. Ability to create and manage a budget
  6. Ability to manage social media accounts and YouTube channels
  7. Professional-level oral and written communication skills in English
  8. Ability to work with AUCA’s diverse community and superb interpersonal skills
  9. Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
  10. Strong leadership skills
  11. Ability to work flexible hours 
  12. Knowledge of current pedagogical practices and teaching experience in composition, writing across the disciplines, and English language courses strongly desired

 

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, and two references to antonova_m@auca.kg and human_resources@auca.kg.

 

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028