Requirements to be a WMC Consultant
We have finished our search for qualified CI students to be WMC consultants. Recruitment begins next Fall 2017.
WMC consultants must be enrolled students with sophomore status or higher, who plan to attend the university and work at the center for a minimum of one year.
Accepted students who apply will work part time (less than 10hrs) in Spring while taking a GE course: Multiliteracy Center Theory and Tutoring Practices (UNIV 299). They will have opportunities to work fully (up to 20 hrs) in subsequent semesters, depending on performance and need.
Want to know more about what a WMC consultant does? Read about us and our mission. Then, visit the CSUCI faculty job site and complete the online application. You will also need to submit a cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (see directions and details below).
How to apply:
- Complete the on-line application at the CSUCI faculty job site. To access application, click “Search Jobs” on the left hand side, select “Writing & Multiliteracy Center” under programs, and click “Search”.
In addition to the online application:
- Write a cover letter. Tell us why you are applying; why you are a good fit for the Center.
- Ask two professors (at least one CI professor) to write a letter of recommendation. Tutor Recommendation Form (MS Word, 39.5KB)
- Select a writing sample to submit along with your application.
Cover letter and writing sample should be e-mailed together to the Faculty Director, Dr. Sohui Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org). Professors writing the letters of recommendation should email letters directly to Dr. Lee. Please submit applications (including letters) before the application deadline.
Concurrent with the first semester of tutoring, all tutors are required to take a 3-unit training seminar course. New tutors register for the course after they have been hired. The time for the course is determined by the peer consultants and the WMC Faculty Director but usually the course is held on Fridays for three hours.
Watch our video below to learn why it's great to be a WMC consultant:
Student Assistants are a part of the Writing and Multiliteracy Center to ensure that students utilizing our services are welcomed and assisted prior to their visit with a writing consultant. Beyond assisting students, they provide administrative support to ensure that the center is running properly.