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Carolyn Moore Writer's Center Coordinator (part-time)

Requisition ID req1717
Department Carolyn Moore Writer's House
Campus Carolyn Moore Writer's House
Employment Type Acad Prof BU-PartTime
Best Consideration Date Apply Immediately; this job posting will be closed once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Summary

Under the direction of management, incumbent will work in conjunction with the HARTS Council Carolyn Moore Writing Residency Steering Committee to coordinate residencies, programming, and outreach for the Carolyn Moore House that will engage students through class visits, campus readings, and mentoring student writers. Acts as point of contact and liaison for Carolyn Moore Writing Residency program to ensure overall effectiveness of programming and oversees day-to-day operations.

This is a .5 time position and is 20 hours per week

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Candidate Profile

A successful person in this role will be able to:

  • Understand the mission of community colleges and the unique possibilities for a writing residency in that context
  • Work effectively with community college students, staff and community stakeholders; interact in ways that value individual experiences, cultural, ethnic, gender, linguistic and socioeconomic diversity; demonstrate an understanding of privilege and how it has impacted education and the literary world
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across disciplines and in conjunction with the HARTS Council and other college stakeholders
  • Engage and connect with the broader literary world; reach out to potential residents; support writers before, during and after their residency
  • Plan, coordinate, and advertise (including on social media) CMWH programming and literary events
    Work independently on multiple concurrent projects
  • These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position and will be utilized and reviewed throughout the hiring process.

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position and will be utilized and reviewed throughout the hiring process.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Art, Humanities, or related field (Note: Experience performing the duties of the position may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.)
  • Three years of experience teaching at the college level
  • Experience coordinating events (e.g. literary, arts, andhumanities). 

Position Grade 4
Starting Salary Expectations $27.12/hour to $29.05/hour (Step 3); based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $27.12 to $47.02 Hourly Wage
FTE 0.5
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP.  PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions. 

*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.

Paid Leave:  (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)

  • Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of services)
  • 1 day of sick leave per month
  • 11 holidays
  • 3 additional personal leave days per year

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work is mainly performed in an office environment.  The incumbent works regular hours but working hours may vary and evening and/or weekend work may be required.  Occasional lifting, guiding and/or carry of materials may be required.  Travel between campuses and to the Carolyn Moore House will be required.
Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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