Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of 23 community colleges in Virginia. The college is supported by the Commonwealth of Virginia; the counties of Alleghany, Bath, Botetourt (northern portion) and Rockbridge; the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, and Lexington; and the town of Clifton Forge.Â DSLCC provides opportunities for the extension of knowledge, skills and personal enrichment in an environment that maintains high academic standards and respect for each individual. The college strives to keep programs and services financially and geographically accessible for all students.Â Credit and non-credit courses are offered to meet life-long learning needs. On-site and distance learning options incorporate up-to-date technologies.The Writing Center Tutor is primarily responsible for assisting DSLCC students in improving their writing drafts prepared for their academic course work. This assistance may involve help with contents of writing assignments, elements of style such as paragraph development and sentence variety, and sentence mechanics such as grammar and spelling. Work is performed under the general supervision of Writing Center Coordinator.Attends training sessionsSchedules appointments for tutorial sessionsPrepares and conduct writing skills development workshopsKeeps detailed records of students servedKeeps the referring instructor informed of the type of tutorial assistance his/her student receivedSubmits required reportsParticipates in professional development activitiesActively participates in staff meetingsHelps keep reference resources organized and availableHelps with activities to promote services offered by the WCCollects data on studentâ™s performance improvement as part of the assessment of the tutorial programAssists the Writing Center Coordinator with other tasks as assigned
Successful applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:Bachelor's degree in English, Education, and/or equivalent combination of education and relevant job experience;Strong oral and written communications skillsStrong problem-solving skillsStrong critical thinking skillsAbility to develop and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to work independently and with othersAbility to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reportsPossess a sincere desire to work with studentsÂ
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.