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We have an opening at Tallahassee Community College for a Learning Center Specialist. This is a 30 hour per week job working with students in the Reading Center. Details about the job can seen on the TCC website: www.tcc.fl.edu


Number: CS4LCS05 Date: June 4, 2006

A completed TCC employment application must be submitted to Human Resources, Administration Bldg., 444
Appleyard Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895 or email [log in to unmask] . Résumés are supplemental to the application. No supporting documents will be accepted
after the release of applications to the Hiring Authority. 
Human Resources summer hours: 8 A.M.- 5 P.M., Monday- Friday.

** APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 16, 2006 at 5 P.M. **
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources
(850) 201-8510, TDD (850) 201-8491 or FL Relay 711.

TITLE: LEARNING CENTER SPECIALIST
DIVISION: Academic Support - Reading Center
STARTING SALARY RANGE: Pay Grade 11 (at ¾ time); $1,758 - $2,040 monthly; $21,106 - $24,483 annually
HOURS (LESS THAN FULL-TIME): 30-hour work week (includes evening hours); work schedule determined according to student requirements
CONTACT: Human Resources (850) 201-8510, Fax 201-8489, Job Line 201-8515, or Website www.tcc.fl.edu 
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Instructs individual students in reading skills, grades students reading assignments and assesses student performance and instructional
needs. Instructs groups, visits classes, conducts Reading Center orientations and workshops. Participates in maintaining student records and folders. Develops
instructional materials for use in the Reading Center. Operates personal computer and assists students in the use of computer-assisted reading programs.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree in a related area and one year of teaching and/or tutoring experience in the area assigned; or a combination
of education and/or experience.
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of recent educational methods in teaching reading; written and oral
English skills, and communication methods in teaching reading.
Knowledge of REA 0001 and REA 0002 syllabi, text, and assignments. Knowledge of current computer-assisted reading programs. Skilled in assessing students
individual reading skills and problems, and explaining CLAST reading skills effectively
to students. Skill in using a computer keyboard with accuracy and communicating
effectively with reading instructors in written and oral Standard English. Ability to tutor students in reading and study skills; plan and conduct orientation sessions
and reading workshops; participate in record keeping and filing student papers.
Ability to follow written and oral directions; work independently and make independent
judgments. Ability to work with students of varying skills.
PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelors Degree; experience teaching reading skills; with evidence of clear understanding
of nontraditional students (ESL, learning disabled, under-prepared,
etc.); and/or with evidence of teaching that includes speaking before large and small groups. Preference will be given to applicants with experience using computer-assisted
reading programs. Preference will also be given to veterans and their spouses who are
eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal
of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim.

*** An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer ***
Equal Opportunity will be afforded regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, an
individual's disability, gender, or marital status. All persons are encouraged to apply.

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