This page includes an array of sample position descriptions: WPA (director, assistant/associate director); Writing Center (director, assistant/associate director); Department Chair. Unless contributors request using the name of their institution, we indicate only the type and location.
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WPA (First-Year English Director), branch campus of public research-extensive institution in New England region
First-Year Writing Program Staff (all positions), large, public, research extensive university in the Southeast
Coordinator of Composition, medium, public, regional comprehensive university in the North Central region
First-Year Writing Program Coordinator, medium, public, regional/branch campus in the Great Lakes region
Writing Program (First-Year and Upper Division Courses) Director and Associate Director, large, public research extensive university in the Mid-Atlantic region
Associate Director, FYW Program, small/medium, public, regional comprehensive university in the Southeast