Florida Ecology Teaching Assistant & Peer Tutor – Fall 2022

Position Type: Part Time  

Pay Rate and Length: $10/hr. – One Semester – Fall 2022

Reports to:    Bryan Cushing 

Department Name and Location: Anthrozoology (Humanities) 

Position Overview: 

This role is designed to provide academic support and mentoring to students in the Florida Ecology & Conservation course. In addition, this individual will provide administrative support to the course instructor.

Primary Functions: 

  • Work as a tutor during Open Learning sessions and/or during faculty office hours.
  • Attend one class per week to assist and sharpen skills needed for tutoring. 
  • Assist faculty in class preparation and course-related errands.
  • Must operate within the guidelines and boundaries of confidentiality and FERPA compliance. 
  • Other duties related to course-operations as defined by the faculty. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serve as an academic mentor and tutor for students in the Florida Ecology & Conservation courses.
  • Assist faculty in class preparation and course-related errands.


  • Must have completed ANZ 1326 & ANZ 1326L with a minimum grade of a “B” at Beacon College. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Must be accurate, punctual, and reliable. 
  • Must be professional and courteous to students, faculty, and learning specialists. 
  • Ideal candidates will have an interest in a career related to teaching, conservation, and/or human development.  

The employee may be asked to perform duties not listed in the job description but which are considered to be essential to the employment position. 

Job Category: Student Worker

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