Coordinator Associate for Graduate and Undergraduate English/Instructor of English


English and Foreign Languages


Non-classified staff/instructor position: provide support to BA in English Program, MA in English Program, and department chair; teach one First-Year Writing course per semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer)


60% of effort: provide administrative support for BA and MA in English Programs

Provide administrative support for BA and MA in English: assist the Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies in English and the Coordinator of Graduate Studies in English with the administration of these two programs; assist with student recruitment and retention efforts associated with the BA Program and assist with the advising and registration of students in the MA programs; assist with planning the class schedule every semester; process inquiries about and applications to the MA Program; maintain records on MA program applicants, students, and graduate faculty; assist with planning and implementation of alumni and community outreach initiatives in both programs; process all appointment paperwork for graduate assistants; gather and archive all data pertinent to Institutional Effectiveness assessments for both programs.

15% of effort: assist the Department Chair as head of the administrative staff: assist with all personnel actions, including hiring and promotion and tenure reviews; initiate personnel action forms; manage instructional budget and payroll for Department of English; supervise office staff.


25% of effort: serve as Instructor of Record in one First-Year Writing course per semester, including summer. Responsibilities include course planning and preparation, conduct of class, devising assignments, and assessing student writing.


Master's degree in English or MFA in Creative Writing; teaching experience, experience using all pertinent software; organizational skills; oral and written communication skills; aptitude for advising students.


Experience as instructor of record in UNO’s inquiry-based First-Year Writing Program; strong student ratings in the teaching of First-Year Writing; experience in advising UNO students (both in our FYWP and in BA and MA Programs); strong organizational and task-management skills.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.




Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by December 26, 2017




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