Student Job Opportunities

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2015:

 

1.  Writing Fellows:

WritinFellows provide supplemental instructiofostudentenrollein writing-intensive courses all across campus.Working closelwitindividuafacultmembers,WritinFellows help design, develop, and deliver writing instruction botinside and outside the classroom.

 

WritinFellows are paired up witfacultmemberteaching writing-intensive courses and provide supplemental instruction fothose coursefothe entire semester.Writing Fellows work six otwelve hours per week, on a flexible schedule workeout iadvance witfacultmembersincluding a paid weekly stafmeeting.

 

Writing Fellows dutieinclude

·    working closelwitfacultmemberto develop and deliver botin-class and outside-of-class writing instruction.

·    working with studentin class.

·    meeting with studentin smalgroups outside of clastfacilitate discussion, peereview, and supplemental instruction sessions.

·    meeting with studentindividuallto providfeedback on projectin all stageothe writing process, from brainstorming and organizing ideas to drafting, providing feedback, and revising.

·    meeting regularlwith facultmembers and otheFellowto share best practices and develop materials for use ithe course.

·    submitting regular writtereportof activitietthe faculty member and the coordinator othe WritinFellows program.

 

Requirements

To be a WritinFellowyou must

·    be currently enrolled as an SJSU student with a clear” academic standing.

·    have excellent writingreading, and critical thinking skills.

·    have excelleninterpersonal and communication skills.

 

PayRate

The pay rate fospring 201is $14.00/hrWritinFellows work six otwelve hours peweek.

 

ApplicationProcedure

Please submit an application form, along with a writing sample from a recent class(including instructor’s

comments), to

 

Dr.ThomasMoriarty

DirectooWriting Across the Curriculum DepartmenoEnglish and Comparative Literature San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0090

 

Applications are due Monday, November 24, by 12:00 noon.

Successful applicantwill be 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