Academic Program Specialist (Experiential Learning Assistant)

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Saint Petersburg, FLORIDA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Posting Details

Department: Judy Genshaft Honors College/0-2600-000

Salary Plan: Temporary

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $14.37/hour

Number of Hours Per Week: The position is part-time for a minimum of 20 hours per week.


  • Managing enrollment for Canvas modules for Experiential Learning components
  • Collaborating with faculty and staff to create and monitor the Canvas modules for Global Experience
  • Addressing student FAQs for completing requirements
  • Ensuring student completion of experiential learning courses and processing related paperwork, such as documentation of hours for service learning
  • Creating and maintaining an archive of students who have met all requirements
  • Acting as a liaison between the Canvas course and Honors systems to process financial aid payments for students
  • Working with faculty and staff to ensure clear, effective communication to students
  • Creating study abroad manuals for instructors (covering the process from proposing a study abroad experience, to leading a trip), and students




This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, with four years of experience in office or administrative positions. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.


  • Graduate of the Judy Genshaft Honors College
  • Bachelor's degree of 3.25 or higher GPA
  • Experience studying abroad
  • Knowledge of Canvas LMS
  • Fluency or near-native level fluency in English


Demonstrable commitment to service learning

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Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level #1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 22852

Posting Date:  09/13/2019

Posting End Date: 09/20/2019

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Equal Employment Opportunity 

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About USF 

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success.  The USF System includes three institutions:  USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee.  The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans.  Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion.  USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF 

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities.  We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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