Student Job Opportunities

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2015:

 

1.  Writing Fellows:

WritingFellowsprovide supplemental instructionforstudentsenrolledin writing-intensive coursesall acrosscampus.Working closelywithindividualfacultymembers,WritingFellows helpdesign,develop, and deliver writing instructionbothinsideand outside the classroom.

 

WritingFellowsare pairedup withfacultymembersteachingwriting-intensive coursesandprovide supplemental instruction forthosecoursesforthe entire semester.WritingFellows worksix ortwelve hoursper week,on aflexible schedule workedoutinadvance withfacultymembers,including apaid weeklystaffmeeting.

 

AWritingFellowsdutiesinclude

·    workingcloselywithfacultymembersto developanddeliverbothin-classandoutside-of-class writing instruction.

·    working with studentsin class.

·    meeting withstudentsin smallgroupsoutside ofclasstofacilitate discussion,peerreview,and supplemental instructionsessions.

·    meeting withstudentsindividuallyto providefeedbackon projectsinallstagesofthe writing process, frombrainstorming and organizing ideasto drafting,providing feedback, andrevising.

·    meeting regularlywith facultymembersand otherFellowsto sharebestpracticesanddevelop materials foruseinthe course.

·    submitting regular writtenreportsofactivitiestothe faculty memberand thecoordinatorofthe

WritingFellowsprogram.

 

Requirements

To be a WritingFellow,youmust

·    becurrently enrolledasanSJSUstudent with a clearacademicstanding.

·    have excellent writing,reading,and critical thinking skills.

·    have excellentinterpersonaland communicationskills.

 

PayRate

The pay rate forspring 2015is $14.00/hr.WritingFellows worksix ortwelvehoursperweek.

 

ApplicationProcedure

Please submitan application form, along withawriting sample froma recentclass(including instructor’s

comments),to

 

Dr.ThomasMoriarty

DirectorofWriting Across the Curriculum DepartmentofEnglishandComparative Literature SanJoséState University

One WashingtonSquare

SanJosé, CA95192-0090

 

Applications aredue Monday, November24,by12:00noon.

Successfulapplicantswillbe contacted for interviews.

 

Questions?

Please contact Dr.Thomas Moriarty at thomas.moriarty@sjsu.edu

 

2. Tutoring

The Language Development Center provides tutoring in reading and writing for students enrolled in Academic English I. With the new Stretch English pilot (2014-15), the enterprise also will serve Stretch English students who enroll in LLD4, an additional tutoring session. Activities include individual tutoring, small group reading and writing discussions, and a variety of computer assisted learning activities.

 

To be a tutor you must:

  • have a positive, energetic attitude;
  • have strong reading, writing, and critical thinking skills;
  • have an open-minded outlook toward students from diverse backgrounds;
  • be willing to attend a paid one-day training session;
  • be willing to attend weekly (paid) training and staff meetings;
  • have PC skills (or willingness to acquire them).


If you become a tutor you will:

  • gain valuable training and teaching experience;
  • work in a friendly, lively environment;
  • have the convenience of an on-campus job with flexible hours;
  • work for up to 20 hours a week maximum.

 

Please submit an application to the Interim Writing Support Coordinators: Sarah.Prasad@sjsu.edu 

Questions? Please contact Instructor Prasad