Foundation Year is a first-year, one-year program that works exclusively with students from Boston and provides an array of wrap-around supports. Writing specialists are essentially writing tutors who work with students in the program, helping them with writing assignments for humanities and social science classes. Writing specialists also contribute to the holistic nature of the program by being in touch with professors and advisors about students and reporting on the progress they are making.
The program seeks candidates who could work in person about 15-25 hours per week at a rate of $33 per hour.
Preferred candidates include those who have degrees in English, experience in teaching or tutoring writing, and experience working with high school or college students from diverse backgrounds.
Please include a resume and cover letter when applying for the position.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.