Writing Center Director

Faculty, Full Time
Highlands College
Posted 1 month ago

Highlands College seeks qualified candidates to lead the Writing Center and teach ENGL 103: College Composition as needed. The position is open to candidates of all ranks. Highlands College offers rank advancement but not tenure. Faculty rank is determined when hired based on credentials and teaching experience. There is no research requirement.

The faculty at Highlands College are professional educators responsible for fulfilling the organizational mission, vision, values, strategic plan, and educational philosophy, with a primary goal of providing a quality education for all students attending Highlands College. The relationship between the faculty member and the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. Highlands College’s faculty are committed to ensuring every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring learning environment.

Highlands College pays 100% of the following benefits for faculty:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental insurance (family coverage)
  • Group hospital indemnity insurance (family coverage)
  • Vision insurance through EyeMed Vision (family coverage)
  • Short-term disability policy
  • Long-term disability policy
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited access to the HC Student Center (fitness/gym)
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave

The following optional benefits are also available to faculty:

  • Educational assistance (tuition reimbursement % based on faculty rank)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement account through GuideStone Financial Resources
  • Supplemental life insurance (family coverage)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide face-to-face writing instruction.
  • Maintain appropriate record-keeping and documentation for the Writing Center.
  • Promote established Writing Center hours and be available to faculty and students.
  • Foster a culture of academic excellence.
  • Support the educational purposes and objectives of the College.
  • Commit to ongoing personal and professional development.
  • Participate in shared faculty responsibilities, including serving on committees and attending faculty meetings, chapel services, commencement, and other events.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English composition from an accredited institution (Alternatively, a completed master’s degree not in the field plus 18 graduate hours in the course content area would be considered.)
  • Passion for biblical higher education
  • Familiarity with learning management systems
  • Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with faculty, staff, and students with diverse perspectives
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Compatibility with the institution’s Christian vision and mission
  • Affirmation of the College Statement of Faith
  • Active member at Church of the Highlands or willingness to become one

Application Procedure:

To apply, email documentation to applicants@highlandscollege.edu as one combined PDF document. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Only complete applications
will be considered. All submissions must contain the following to be considered.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching statement (500 words or fewer)
  4. Unofficial transcripts
  5. Three professional references (their title, email, phone number)

Application review will continue until the position is filled.

Job Features

Job CategoryFaculty, Full Time

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