(Writing Center) Learning Specialist (Bach+) - (Re-Advertised) - Academic Success Center-Melbourne

Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Announcement Of Position Vacancy
Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, FloridaOffice Of Human ResourcesPosition Title: (Writing Center) Learning Specialist (Bach+) - (Re-Advertised) - Academic Success Center-MelbournePosition Number: 020922-001HPosition Type:Part-TimePosition Status: Open, Accepting Applications
Apply for This Position: New User ------ Returning UserCampus & Location:Melbourne Position Description:

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the part-time position of Learning Specialist (Bach+) on the Melbourne Campus in Melbourne, Florida.

Salary & Benefit:

The hourly rate is $12.00. This position has been approved for up to 28 hours per week. This position is eligible for regular part-time benefits (i.e. vacation, life insurance, etc.).

Position Concept:

The EFSC Writing Center supports and promotes excellence in writing for all members of the EFSC community. Learning Specialists provide help at any point in the writing process – from brainstorming to refinement through revision – with papers for courses, job applications and resumes, application essays for university admission, articles for publication, and other documents.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution; Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
  • Experience in writing instruction or subject-area tutoring.
  • Excellent skills in written communications with a clear grasp of academic writing in various disciplines.
  • Good computer skills, with attention to the use of Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to learn and to help others.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse population including other consultants and writers.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities unable to obtain a driver’s license. In such cases, a valid Florida I.D. is required.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase. *
  • *High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.

    Minimum physical qualifications:

  • Works inside in an office environment.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Flexible work hours are necessary and may involve some evening hours.
  • Notes:

    Applications will be accepted until filled; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice. This is a covered position under Chapter 295 Florida Statutes, which provides for Veterans’ Preference in employment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans.

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