October 7, 2021
Salary is $43,771.42. Compensation package is comprised of many
college paid benefits including health and life insurance,
retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe College
and eligible for waivers at the University of Florida.
Full-time, Technical/Professional-Exempt, Pay Grade PT4, Exempt,
Grant Funded until 12/31/2021. This position is
partially grant-funded until 12/31/2021. After this date, the
position will transition to a non-grant-funded
Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
Overview: Santa Fe College (SF) has been
recognized as one of the top-related community colleges in the
United States. Santa Fe college is a comprehensive public
college that offers a range of Bachelor's degrees, Associate in
Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree
options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs.
Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a
commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and
ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate,
proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events,
and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an
ideal community to work and live.
The Learning Commons Language Arts and Communications Tutor
Coordinator collaborates with the Director and other coordinators
to oversee the Learning Commons facility, as well as all other
center activities related to the daily operations of the Learning
Commons. In collaboration with the Director and other coordinators,
the Language Arts and Communications Tutor Coordinator will ensure
high quality training, supervision, and evaluation of the tutoring
teams within their assigned disciplines. The creation of the
Learning Commons is the central focus of a USDE Title III Project
tasked with the improvement of SF’s academic quality and success
though the creation of a centralized learning lab and its
associated activities. The Learning Commons is the home for
comprehensive learning support services that include tutoring,
student workshops, coaching related to success skills, and labs for
skills development in selected courses.
The Language Arts and Communications Tutor Coordinator is
responsible for assisting the Director with carrying out the
approved activity plan, achieving objectives, assessing progress
and outcome measures, as well as the day-to-day coordination of
activities related to the Learning Commons including facilities
renovation, support services consolidation, policy and procedure
development, technical assistance for users, and promotion of the
Learning Commons throughout the college community. This position is
partially grant-funded until 12/31/2021. After this date, the
position will transition to a non-grant-funded position.
Responsibilities and duties may include:
- Provide leadership for tutoring and support services in
language arts and communications disciplines.
- Collaborate with faculty and other stakeholders in language
arts and communications academic departments to ensure alignment of
support services and language arts and communications
- Design and deliver materials and activities that advance
language arts and communications related support services.
- In partnership with the Director, supervise day-to-day
operation of the Learning Commons to ensure successful delivery of
- Oversee the maintenance of all language arts and communications
tutoring related furniture, technology and/or equipment in the
- Work closely with the Director to ensure that language arts and
communications based student support services are developed,
implemented and assessed on a regular basis.
- Manage the language arts and communications tutors’ use of
software(s) for scheduling and reporting on student engagement with
tutoring and support services.
- Conduct and participate in selected outreach activities and
meetings that advance implementation of the Learning Commons.
- Provide leadership for design and implementation of tutor
orientation, training, and assessment.
- Provide direct support to students, faculty and staff of the
Library and Learning Commons.
- Collaborate with other College staff as appropriate to resolve
operational issues related delivery of services.
- Prepare for and participate in internal and external Title III
activity evaluations and site reviews.
- Strictly honor the privacy, security and confidentiality of
student records and other sensitive information according to
appropriate state, federal and college regulations, policies and
- Assist the Director and other coordinator(s) as needed.
- Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
- Promote and provide service excellence through courteous,
informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Director, Learning Commons
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree in
a language arts related field and 2 years of related work
experience that required strong use of conventions of writing for
academic purposes, including mastery of MLA and/or APA
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A criminal background
check will be conducted.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A degree in a
language arts related discipline and/or experience with tutoring or
teaching in a higher education environment.
Knowledge, Skills &
- Communication – able to effectively communicate in a
professional, diplomatic, empathetic and tactful manner using
preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
- Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated team
player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative
relationships with all levels within and external to the
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Organization & Time Management – able to plan, schedule and
organize tasks related to the job to achieve goals within or ahead
of established time frames.
- Results Orientation – proven ability to set and exceed
- Adaptability to Change – able to be flexible and supportive,
react swiftly to and able to positively and proactively assimilate
change in rapid growth environment.
- Relationship Management – able to personally provide high level
of interactive service to others, building relationships and
addressing identified needs.
- Analytical Aptitude & Problem Solving -able to analyze
information, problems, situations, practices and/or procedures,
collect and interpret data, reason logically, establish facts,
identify and define existing and potential issues, recognize the
interrelationships among elements, draw valid conclusions, develop
recommendations, as well as alternative courses of action, select
appropriate course, follow up and evaluate.
- Critical Thinking & Judgement- able to make well-reasoned,
sensible and timely decisions based on careful, objective review
and informed analysis of available information, considerations and
- Systems & Software - proficient level of knowledge of
Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural
APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants must
submit a completed online SF Employment Application, a
letter of intent, an up-to-date resume, as well as college
transcripts to be considered for this position. College transcripts
should be submitted to confirm academic qualifications. Official
transcripts must be submitted prior to any employment offer when
academic credentials are the basis for meeting minimum
qualifications or receiving steps. Unofficial transcripts are
only accepted for review purposes.