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Part-Time Writing Mentor, Learning Services Program

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


The Learning Services Program, a program for first year students with learning disabilities, is looking for two Writing Mentors for the academic year.  The Writing Mentors will provide individual assistance in one-on-one weekly meetings to students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder.  Responsibilities include reviewing academic writing, offering instruction, making recommendations for improving writing skills, and proofreading and editing.  Training and supervision will be provided. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Hours are expected to be about 15 hours per week for each Writing Mentor, and the position will start in late August.    

Salary Range


Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Experience or training in teaching or tutoring writing required, preferably to individuals with learning disabilities.
  • The Writing Mentor position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, patience in working with others, and attention to detail.
Preferred Education and Experience

Master's degree


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