Website St. Petersburg College

Location Name: St. Petersburg College - Midtown Center
County: Pinellas
Region: Central Florida
Address: 1048 22nd St S.
City: St. PetersburgZipcode: 33712
ALA accredited Masters required: No

Departmental Mission:

As a key component for faculty and student success within the College’s Academic Services division, Learning Resources dynamically integrates library, tutoring, and other academic services into one centralized department that supports the mission of developing and sustaining innovation in research, learning, and technology; fostering and supporting intellectual curiosity, academic independence, and student achievement; and establishing and nurturing strong partnerships and connections with students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Position Expectations: 

Located at the SPC Midtown Jamerson Center, the part-time Instructional Support Specialist for Writing provides out-of-class support and services to students through individual, on-campus appointments. The Specialist will help students with writing assignments for a wide variety of courses across the curriculum, assisting students throughout the writing process, including creating an outline, rough draft and final paper.  The Specialist will assist students with computer usage, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  A variety of tutoring styles are encouraged to meet the needs of the students.

Position Summary: 

This class is the first of four levels in the Instructional Support series.  Incumbents provide tutoring and coaching services to students in a variety of academic areas.  Responsibilities include working with individual students and with small groups of students in classes and in private; working with students who are intellectually disabled and their disability accommodations; monitoring and scheduling students; oversight of all assignments; compiling and delivering instructional materials and course content; facilitating and coordinating with faculty; and maintaining records of student progress. A qualified applicant will complete a cover letter, a resume, and an application.



Associate's degree. Bachelor's preferred.


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.


  • Recordkeeping principles.
  • Computers and related software applications.


  • Strong organizational and recordkeeping skills (both manual and electronic)
  • PC Computer skills
  • Basic Skill Level in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, and OneDrive
  • Intermediate Zoom skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with intellectually disabled students to explain materials and complete assignments through coaching in individual and group settings.
  • Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds in group settings.
  • Maintaining an appropriate learning environment in class and in coaching sessions.
  • Maintaining student records.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisors, faculty members, 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.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Matthew Bodie
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 727-791-2415
How to Apply / Instructions:

All applications of interest must be submitted through the College's employment system. Applications without a cover letter may not receive the committee's full consideration.