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Instructional Support Specialist (OPS) - Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

St. Petersburg College
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
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Instructional Support Specialist (OPS) - Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Compensation: $14.87
Openings: 10
PeopleSoft ID: 4556

Department: Emergency Medical Services
Location: Health Education Center

Key Position Information:
Consisting of vibrant libraries and learning centers across St. Petersburg College, The Learning Resources Department is a direct extension of the classroom experience, providing vital learning services, both on-campus and online, to students from orientation to graduation. This dynamic department is seeking well-qualified candidates who will:
  • Provide individual tutoring and group tutoring sessions for EMT/Paramedic students enrolled in didactic and laboratory courses.
  • Be proactive and professional with assisting students from a wide variety of cultural and academic backgrounds.
  • Collaborate with Learning Resources staff and administrators to create a learning environment that promotes personal belonging.
  • Be timely and thorough in completing required records as part of the grant that funds this position.
  • Collaborate with EMS Program Director, Faculty, Adjunct Faculty and instructors regarding specific learning plans/requirement for each student(s).
  • Licensed to practice as a Paramedic in the State of Florida with a minimum of one year field experience or must have recommendation and approval by the EMS Program Director. National Registry Paramedic certification preferred.
  • Instructor certifications preferred (e.g., American Heart Association - BLS, ACLS; National Association of EMTs - Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, Emergency Pediatric Care, Advanced Medical Life Support).

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.


Associate's degree.


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 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.

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

Potential Frequency
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.
As Required

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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
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