Instructional Support Specialist- Writing
Formal review of applications begins: Oct 3, 2021
Key Position Information:
Downtown Campus Learning Resources provides excellent instructional
support and library services to students and faculty in pursuit of
academic excellence. Candidates for this position must demonstrate
excellent proficiency in writing for classes such as Composition I,
Composition II, Ethics, Humanities and courses that require student
writing assignments. Tutor will assist students with developing
thesis statements, writing papers, creating and improving resumes,
and writing assignments and projects. This position tutors students
individually as well as in small groups. Preferred candidate will
have experience working face to face and in the online
Candidates for this position must be adaptable, have strong
customer service skills, and the ability to assist students with
basic technology questions and support. Schedules may include
evening and a few weekend hours.
This class is the first of four levels in the Instructional Support
series. Incumbents provide tutoring services to students in one or
more academic areas. Responsibilities may include tutoring
individuals or small groups of students; monitoring and scheduling
student tutors; administering tests; compiling instructional
materials to be used in the tutoring process; delivering developed
content; and maintaining records of student progress.
Two years related experience.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient
to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be
acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
- Applicable subject matter(s);
- Education principles and practices;
- Applicable technologies related to subject material;
- Recordkeeping principles;
- Computers and related software applications.
- Educating students;
- Working with students of diverse backgrounds;
- Maintaining an appropriate learning environment;
- Maintaining student records;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction
with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and
receive work direction.
- Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing,
walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive
- Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally
and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to
lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work
involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking
and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary
criteria are met.
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may
Tutors students in small groups or one-on-one formats, which
involves: assessing student needs in order to facilitate and
maximize tutoring sessions; proofreading written work prepared by
students; obtaining and utilizing appropriate course materials,
such as the course syllabus; and performing related duties.
Daily - 60%
Assists students with interpreting and understanding instructions
and written feedback.
Daily - 20%
Provides student support services which includes administering
tests; compiling instructional materials to be used in the tutoring
process; and performing related duties.
Daily - 10%
Maintains student records, evaluations, and reports.
Daily - 10%
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4592
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