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Instructional Support Specialist- Writing

Employer
St. Petersburg College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Instructional Support Specialist- Writing

Compensation: $15.58
Openings: 1
PeopleSoft ID: 4592
Formal review of applications begins: Oct 3, 2021
Department: Learning Resources
Location: Downtown

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 environment.

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.


Position Summary:
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.


Requirements::
Education:

Associate's degree.

Experience:

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.

Knowledge:
  • Applicable subject matter(s);
  • Education principles and practices;
  • Applicable technologies related to subject material;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:
  • 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.

Physical:
  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • 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.


Responsibilities:


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency
1.
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%

2.
Assists students with interpreting and understanding instructions and written feedback.
Daily - 20%

3.
Provides student support services which includes administering tests; compiling instructional materials to be used in the tutoring process; and performing related duties.
Daily - 10%

4.
Maintains student records, evaluations, and reports.
Daily - 10%

5.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
As Required



To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4592

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.
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