Nyack College Writing Center Staff

Meet our Staff

Professor Beverley Locke

Director
Nyack College Writing Center
Professor Beverley Locke

 
 
Nyack College Writing Center Staff or Consultants

Our Peer Writing Consultants are highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students hailing from a variety of disciplines and genres. They receive continuous training throughout the academic year and are keenly enthusiastic and passionate about supporting students with their writing needs.


 

BECOME A CONSULTANT
To become a consultant, students must achieve the following:

  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Attain an A/A- in College Writing I & II courses
  • Exemplify excellent writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills

 

Employment Applications
Both undergraduates and graduates are invited to apply to The Writing Center by choosing one of the four positions listed below. Submission instructions are included in each application.

 


1. Undergraduate Peer Writing ConsultantApplication

  • Assess undergraduate students’ writing needs to give feedback for improving both writer and paper
  • Enter all student appointment information into the appropriate databases
  • Attend all staff trainings throughout the academic year
  • Demonstrate pleasant and professional conduct and appearance

 
2. Graduate Peer Writing ConsultantApplication

  • Assess graduate & undergraduate students’ writing needs to give feedback for improving both writer & paper
  • Enter all student appointment information into the appropriate databases
  • Attend all staff trainings throughout the academic year
  • Demonstrate friendly and professional conduct and appearance

 
3. Online Graduate Writing ConsultantApplication

  • Meet with graduate and undergraduate students online via e-sessions
  • Assess students’ writing needs to give feedback for improving both writer and paper
  • Demonstrate efficient technical resolution skills
  • Enter all e-session information into the appropriate databases
  • Evidence strong accountability and communication skills

 
4. Program AssistantApplication

  • Execute administrative duties such as updating databases; scheduling and entering student appointments into the appropriate databases; helping with preparation for staff trainings, events, and projects; and attending weekly staff meetings
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal & teamwork skills in supporting other Writing Center staff with priority tasks
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