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Learning Commons Specialist (Science) - P03205

Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee, FL
  • Posted: October 11, 2019
  • $33,143 to $36,298 Yearly
  • Full-Time

(Previous candidates are still being considered and do not need to re-apply)

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by: November 26, 2019

Learning Commons Specialist (Science)


Academic Affairs/Learning Commons

$33,143 - $36,298.20 annually; all salary calculations to start at the minimum salary

40 hours per week (including evenings and weekends)

Human Resources (850) 201-8510 or via email at

MAJOR FUNCTION: The William D. Law Learning Commons provides learning and technology assistance, resources, and computer access to all currently enrolled TCC students and university partners. The Learning Commons Specialist is a member of the Math/Science area. The position is primarily responsible for instructing and providing learning assistance to individual students and groups. The Specialist works with faculty across divisions to develop programs, resources, materials and projects. The position also assesses student work, interprets diagnostics, makes recommendations and maintains student records.

MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a discipline related to the assigned area of responsibility. Also requires two years of experience in learning assistance and/or teaching. A master's degree may substitute for one year of the required experience.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of computation skills and concepts as applied to a broad range of disciplines. Strong knowledge of chemistry, biology, and / or physics. Knowledge of best practices in Learning Assistance/Science Education. Knowledge of word processing programs, web site functions, online student record keeping, online tutoring and computer assisted learning programs. Knowledge of techniques to teach/tutor a diverse community of students. Skill in assessing learning needs and recommending individual learning plans (online tutoring, small group tutoring, individual tutoring, self-help materials, computer-assisted learning, etc.). Skill in designing effective instructional materials. Skill in developing presentations to groups of faculty members and students. Skill in communicating effectively with faculty across disciplines to design programs for planned use of the learning center. Skill in using online student record-keeping systems. Skill in working with distance learning students. Skill in working with students using computer-assisted learning resources. Ability to critically read and critique students' work at varying levels, identify problems, and implement strategies to correct deficiencies. Ability to independently develop, plan for and/or conduct learning skills workshops for students in such areas as critical number sense, calculator usage, and computerized instructional programs. Ability to develop and implement a range of tutorial services at varying levels which serve the needs of a diverse student population. Ability to express oneself clearly, correctly, and effectively in spoken and written Standard English. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Commons and to work independently. Ability to provide support and oversight of part-time employees in the absence of the Coordinator. Ability to assist students with online homework and multimedia instructional presentations. Ability to participate in and contribute to ongoing professional development including developing and leading training sessions for part-time staff.

Preference is given to veterans and 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. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission .

***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***

The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.

The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074,

All persons are encouraged to apply.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Tallahassee Community College


Tallahassee, FL
32304 USA

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