Job No: 496646 Work Type: Staff Part-time, Temporary and/or Hourly Department: Wurzweiler School of Social Work Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Education/Teaching, Student Services
The Writing Consultants (casual staff) of Wurzweiler School of Social Work (WSSW) are responsible for working with students on the writing process, brain storming, and organizing papers using APA style, and polishing/editing sentences. The Writing Consultants also assist with locating resources and developing writing skills for course assignments.
This is a part-time position, with a schedule of no more than 19 hours per week.
Work with students during any step of the writing process: invention, draft, revise, edit, publish
Work with WSSW students from MSW, PhD, and DSW programs
Work with students to ensure alignment with and adherence to the paper's prompt or assignment
Guide students through sentence-level grammatical revisions as well as larger, global revisions
Guide students through necessary citation methods
Maintain a familiarity with APA citation methods
Assist students in scheduling appointments as needed
Assist in training new consultants
Attend regular meetings and training sessions as scheduled
Participate in WSSW meetings, and or events, when necessary
Experience & Educational Background:
Master's degree, PhD degree preferred
Skills & Competencies:
A working knowledge of the writing process
Familiarity in locating and documenting reliable and credible sources
Possession of excellent writing, listening, and speaking skills
$40 - $43 per hour
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.