Apply for a Position

Are you a skilled writer? Do you like helping other people learn to write? If so, consider joining the writing center staff. Hourly positions are available for undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications are currently being accepted for undergraduate writing consultant positions for Fall 2020. All other positions are currently filled, though you are welcome to submit applications for consideration for future openings.

Job Descriptions

Positions for undergraduate students 

Applicants are asked to submit a:

  • CV/Résumé

  • Academic, research-based writing sample

  • Completed application form (see below)

Please select the application form(s) for the position(s) for which you are applying:

Graduate students

Undergraduate students

If you have questions or would like additional information about applying to work at the Writing Center, please contact the Director, Dr. Jim Purdy, at 412-396-1293 or purdyj at

Completed application materials can be emailed to the Director or dropped off in the Writing Center, 216 College Hall.