AMYE ARCHER, MFA

amye@amyearcher.com

WORK EXPERIENCE 

Writing Center Coordinator 

University of Scranton, Scranton, PA 

2015-Present 

Recruit, hire, and train undergraduate and graduate writing tutors to work in a peer-tutoring center.

Design and deliver training materials using Brightspace.

Design and deliver DEI training to tutors.

Engage and support faculty and other stakeholders across campus in student writing efforts.

Implemented and managed a campus-wide transition to SaaS WCOnline.

Promote initiatives and activities of the Writing Center across campus using various channels.

 

ESL Coordinator

University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

2017-Present

Initiated and executed the Conversation Partners Program.

Recruit, hire, and train undergraduate and graduate students to work as partners.

Developed and delivered “Talking Tuesdays,” a program for ELLs to practice conversational English.

Provide additional training for writing tutors in working with ELLs.

 

Instructor, English and Theater and First-Year Writing 

University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

2012-Present

Develop and deliver content to students in a collegiate setting. 

Create lesson plans to align with well-developed SLOs and programmatic-level outcomes. 

 

Graduate Assistant

Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

2009-2011

Managed all administrative duties for the Creative Writing MFA program.

Recruited students for the MFA program and served as the first point of contact for potential students.

Managed logistics of bi-annual writing residencies including reserving space, planning events, managing travel for twenty faculty members, and coordinating the incoming student experience.


 

Traffic Manager

Nexstar Broadcasting, Wilkes-Barre, PA

2000-2007

Facilitated and managed all commercial advertising for two television stations.

Produced and reconciled daily broadcast logs.

Managed preemptions and make-goods.

Maintained continuity of commercial copy provided by local and national agencies.

Interfaced with local and national agencies regarding advertising buys.

Hired, trained, and managed a team of three traffic assistants.

 

Copywriter

Entercom Communications, Pittston, PA

1999-2000

Worked closely with the sales team to develop spec pitches for cold calls.

Drafted, revised, and recorded commercial copy for radio spots.

 

UNPAID/VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

 

Columnist/Contributor Feminine Collective, 2016-2018 

Judge Scholastic Art & Creative Writing Awards, 2015-2017 

Creator and Host Prose in Pubs, 2012-2016 

Judge NCTE/Norman Mailer Creative Nonfiction Awards, 2010-2015 

Creator and Writer The Fat Girl Blog, 2009-2015 

Columnist Scranton Times and The Weekender, 2011-2012 

Reviews Editor [PANK] Magazine, 2011-2012 

Volunteer Breaking Ground Poets, 2010-2014 

Reader James Jones First Novel Fellowship, 2011 

Editor Revise This! Newsletter, Wilkes University Creative Writing, 2011

 

EDUCATION 

MFA, Creative Writing/Creative Nonfiction
Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA 

Awarded 2011 GPA: 4.0 

M.A., Creative Writing/Creative Nonfiction 

Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA 

Awarded 2010 GPA: 4.0

B.A., English Literature 

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 

Awarded 1999 

 

HONORS/AWARDS 

Winner Best Anthology, Next Generation Indie Book Awards for If I Don’t Make It, I Love You, 2020.

Recipient University of Scranton’s Provost Part-Time Teaching Award, 2015.

Recipient Wilkes University's Beverly Hiscox Scholarship Award, 2010.

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