Part-Time Educational Aide, Language Arts Tutor
Santa Fe College

Gainesville, Florida

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Title:Part-Time Educational Aide, Language Arts Tutor Opportunity Type:Part-time Position Type:Student (Part-time) Position Classification:Non-Exempt Home Department:Learning Commons Pay Grade:N/A Overview:

Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor's degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as certificate and non-degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.

Compensation: Hourly Rate of $10 as per the Santa Fe College Salary Schedule. Limited to no more than 25 hours per week.


The Tutor Training Program at Santa Fe College aims to recruit, train, support, and retain qualified personnel to work in concert with faculty and student support staff to create a holistic academic experience. The program's ongoing training focuses on creating a culture that encourages continuous improvement for students, tutors, and other staff members. The following 6 goals focus on creating a student-centered environment that provides equal service to individuals at all levels of education and preparedness:

  • Assist students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.

  • Create an atmosphere of collaboration, trust, and respect among students, faculty, and tutors.

  • Provide consistent and standardized tutoring services for students in multiple disciplines and levels.

  • Provide students with quality tutoring services at Santa Fe's main campus, as well as its satellite educational centers.

  • Assist students with subject-matter questions, but also with goal-setting, planning, time-management, and study skills.

  • Integrate education about and referral to College resources into academic-support interactions.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Under general supervision, provide tutoring to students in writing, reading, languages, or communications.

  • Participate in on-going training and evaluation cycle, as assigned.

  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Reports to: Coordinator, Language Arts and Communications Tutor


Required: Educational Aide employees must be a currently enrolled Santa Fe College student, in good academic and behavioral standing, and taking six (6) or more credit hours. Additionally, the student tutor must meet the following:

  • Prior to an offer of an employment being made, the written approval of a content and or skill instructor/faculty OR the endorsement of a tutor trainer and/or supervisor.
  • Grade of a B or higher in the subject being tutored AND/OR documented experience equivalent to a grade of B or higher in the subject/content being tutored.
  • All applicants must have completed the below courses for their tutoring areas:
  • English: ENC1101 and ENC1102
  • American Sign Language: ASL1140 and ASL1150, or fluent signer
  • French: FRE1120 and FRE1121, or fluent speaker
  • Spanish: SPN1120 and SPN1121, or fluent speaker
For reappointment, the applicant must demonstrate and maintain mastery of the subject matter.

Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred: Tutoring experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Communication - able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.

Application Process: All applicants must complete the SF Employment Application, current class schedule and an up-to-date resume through the job portal to be considered for this position.

All submitted materials will be routed and review by the following job contact:

Olubunmi M. Oguntolu

Coordinator, Language Arts and Communications Tutor

(352) 395-5246

Contact: Required Documents:Resume/Curriculum Vitae, SF Current Class Schedule

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