Instructional Aide

San Pablo, CA
Aug 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Definition

To perform a wide variety of responsible instructional assistance and support tasks in accordance with assignments and directions from a classroom instructor or other academic personnel; and to support a department with a focus on teaching practical knowledge.

Position Title
Instructional Aide

Contra Costa College

Posting Number

$10.50 / HR

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists in the administration of classroom and laboratory assignments, exercises, and tests under the direction of an instructor or other academic personnel.
Monitors individual progress of students and discusses problems and improvements with instructor.
Provides students with assistance and training in the operation of various laboratory and classroom equipment, materials, and/or machinery.
Prepares, operates, and maintains laboratory testing and instructional equipment and supplies; may operate computers.
Orients students and new faculty on the procedures used and equipment available within a learning laboratory facility.
Assists in the scoring of tests, examinations, and practical demonstrations.
Develops and maintains administrative documents, records, logs, files, and statistical information as assigned.
Makes referrals to remedial or tutorial programs as necessary.
Assists in the preparation of instructional materials and study aids to be used by students or faculty in classroom, laboratory and individual study situations.
Issues instructional materials and equipment to students; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment used; assists in procuring new or replacement materials as necessary.
Maintains attendance and enrollment records of assigned class or laboratory.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Six (6) months of work experience instructing, tutoring or assisting in the instruction of adult students in assigned subject area or discipline.

Possession of an Associate degree from an accredited college with major in assigned subject area or discipline, or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Knowledge of:
Principles, practices, and applications of subject matter or discipline to which assigned.
Principles, methods, and procedures of instructing and providing learning opportunities to students.
Administration, scoring, and interpretation of exams and practical demonstrations in the assigned subject matter area or discipline.
Modern office and laboratory equipment used in an educational setting.
Methods and procedures used in standard record keeping and statistical compilation.
Classroom and laboratory procedures and rules of conduct.
State, federal and local regulations affecting the practice of assigned discipline/area.

Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Skill/Ability to:
Perform a variety of instructional assistance and support functions within a specific subject matter area or discipline.
Monitor student progress and identify problem areas and areas of relative learning progress.
Learn to prepare, operate, maintain, and demonstrate classroom and laboratory equipment and materials.
Prepare and maintain accurate and up-to-date records, files, and other documentation.
Operate and troubleshoot standard office equipment and perform clerical work of average difficulty.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; respond to questions and inquiries with tact and courtesy.
Understand and carry out both oral and written directions.
Learn and impart classroom or laboratory procedures to students and new faculty.
Calculate and score written and practical exams.
Work with a significant degree of independence and judgment.
Organize work and set priorities.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required work duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio- economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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