Learning Specialist (Re-Advertised) 080321-003C

  • Eastern Florida State College
  • Palm Bay, FL
  • Sep 02, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the Full-Time position of Learning Specialist on the Palm Bay Campus in Palm Bay, Florida.

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. 

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 an enthusiasm to learn and to help others
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population including other consultants and writers
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License; Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities unable to obtain a driver’s license. In such cases, a valid Florida ID is required
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (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

 The annual salary is $25,000.00.  Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position.  Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement.  Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan.

Applications will be accepted from September 30, 2021 through October 10, 2021; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice.  Applications must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on the closing day.  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.


All applicants must apply on-line at the Eastern Florida State College Website in order to be considered for employment.  If an applicant needs assistance in completing the on-line application, he/she should contact Human Resources.  With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.


Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. 


Eastern Florida State College, Human Resources, 1519 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Telephone: (321) 433-7070  FAX: (321) 433-7065  Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770

Email: resources@easternflorida.edu 

Website: https://www.easternflorida.edu/administration-departments/human-resources/employment-needs-opportunities/employment-opportunities.cfm

Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veterans status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

About the college

Eastern Florida State College, located in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast, is a co-educational, publicly supported post-secondary institution that adopted its current name on July 1, 2013 with the addition of four-year Bachelor's Degrees.

An accredited institution, EFSC is recognized as one of America's leading state colleges for quality instruction, organization and innovative, leading-edge programs.