We are seeking an Assistant Director of Writing Support.  The Assistant Director coordinates and supervises various programs and activities of the University of Arizona’s THINK TANK Writing Center, as well as supports writing initiatives across the unit. The Think Tank is a large student academic service unit in the division of Student Success and Retention Innovation. The mission of the Think Tank is to empower UA students by providing a positive environment where they can master the skills needed to become successful lifelong learners. The Think Tank is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and free of discrimination. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/


The Assistant Director helps to set best practices with expert knowledge in curriculum, pedagogies, and research background in university-level writing to build and sustain academic support programming provided at the Think Tank.  The Assistant Director also acts in a departmental leadership role, assisting with the strategic planning, budget forecasts, and articulation of mission and vision of the department.  The position is administrative and supervisory in nature, with a high degree of autonomous decision-making.


Job Title:  Assistant Director

Department: 8908

Job Number: A22239

Review Date: 01/02/2018  

Direct Link for applicants: https://uacareers.com/postings/23637

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

The targeted start date is 3/12/18, but is negotiable.  Please share widely!


Best wishes,




Dorothy A. Briggs

Director, THINK TANK

University of Arizona



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