Assistant Director Position, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is hiring an Assistant Director for the Writing Center. The minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of writing center experience. This is a full-time, 12 month, staff position. Salary is in the $30,000s.

The Assistant Director will schedule, train, supervise, and evaluate 30 tutors. The position offers lots of opportunities for Writing Center research as well as travel funds to attend at least one conference annually. In addition, U of Mary Hardin-Baylor will be hosting the next SCWCA Regional Conference.

Click here for more details. For information regarding employment at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, please visit the Careers Site.

Mirco-regional Conference at U of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas’ Business Communication Lab, in partnership with Class+, is pleased to host a SCWCA-sponsored micro regional conference on September 22, 2018. This conference has a simple goal: to provide an opportunity to collaborate with, learn from, and build relationships among writing center tutors, faculty, and staff. With this in mind, the conference will consist of a series of roundtables and workshops that will focus on practical strategies that you can take home and implement.

Come on Out for Okie Round-Up

With support from SCWCA, Oklahoma State University is hosting Okie Round-Up: A Day of Collaboration, Scholarship, and Networking for Writing Center Professionals. This micro regional event will be held Friday, May 17th – 9AM-4PM
Click here for details.

Praxis CFP

For its Spring 2019 issue, Praxis: A Writing Center Journal welcomes submissions related to the theme of “Race & the Writing Center.” Check out the CFP and consider submitting.

SCWCA 2019 Conference

Our next annual conference will be co-sponsored by University of Mary Hardin Baylor  and Temple Jr. College. We’ll post details as they become available.

SCWCA Micro-regional Grants

The SCWCA Board is excited to announce that it has awarded Micro-regional Grants for 2018-2019 to the following applicants:

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

College of the Mainland

University of Oklahoma

University of Arkansas

All applicants received awards this year. We would still like to support an event in Louisiana. If you wish to apply, please contact Alice Batt ( by August 1.

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