Instructional Associate - Student Success Center (19.5 Hours Per Week)

Coastline Community College
Fountain Valley, California
$23,509.56 - $28,607.16 Annually
Sep 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Coastline Community College


Instructional Associate - Student Success Center (19.5 Hours Per Week)

Job#: C-014-18 

Salary: $23,509.56 - $28,607.16 Annually

Deadline:  9/19/2017


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Under general supervision of the Dean, Instruction, Humanities and Basic Skills at Coastline Community College, provides instructional assistance and support tasks to students in the Student Success Center (SSC) in accordance with assignments and directions from instructional staff;  provides technical assistance to students, faculty, and staff in the use of technology in instructional programs;  monitors and reports student progress; maintains SSC operations;  provides instructional support for the SSC requiring technical competence in reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, math, computer operations, instructional software, supplemental instruction programs, and basic academic skills.



This is a very separate classification in the instructional assistance area specific to the SSC.  Positions assigned to the class of Instructional Associate perform duties to assist and support instructional staff, in a tutorial program, classroom, or office setting.  Specific tasks may vary depending upon the subject area and discipline to which assigned.  Work is performed within a framework of established procedures which may not require the physical presence of the instructor or other academic personnel.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

a. Assist instructional staff with the instruction, demonstration,  and presentation of course assignments and materials for groups  of students in the SSC.

b. Assist in the preparation of instructional activities for the SSC.

c. Assist students with assignments, course content, and study  skills; evaluate student work and coordinate appropriate  tutorial sessions and supplemental instruction as needed.

d. Orient students and new instructional staff on the procedures used and  technology available to facilitate learning.

e. Monitor and record student progress and attendance; prepare and  maintain related records and reports; evaluate student needs;  confer with instructional staff regarding student progress.

f. Recommend appropriate instructional materials and technology to  be used by students; maintain and test instructional materials  and technology to ensure instructional methods and course content is current, accurate, and relevant in accordance with instructional staff's curriculum guidelines.

g. Review educational software and provide recommendations as  needed to enhance SSC outcomes.

h. Assist students with technical difficulties regarding  assignments.

i. Respond to student questions and provide information regarding  resources available in the SSC.

j. Research and troubleshoot technical problems when students, staff, and faculty have difficulty with the instructional equipment, course management systems, or log-on procedures.

k. Assist in recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising student assistants.

l. Assist instructional staff in preparation of manuals, handouts, and training/teaching materials.

m. Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and priorities  related to use of the SSC.

n. Perform general clerical functions critical to the maintenance  and efficiency of the SSC.

o. Participate in development of the budget and monitor expenditures.

p. Maintain accurate records.

q. Participate on committees and attend conferences with instructional staff to exchange information on the SSC and to remain current in instructional support techniques  and procedures.

r. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.




Knowledge of:

1. Instructional and tutorial methods and techniques.

2. Student guidance principles and practices.

3. Supplemental Instruction programs.

4. Community college curriculum and educational requirements.

5. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and  vocabulary.

6. Oral and written communication skills.

7. Language arts, math, computer operations, and basic study  skills.

8. Computer assisted instruction, word processing software, and  network applications.

9. Principles and procedures of record keeping.

10. Tools, techniques, and equipment to be used in the SSC.

11. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and consideration.


Ability to:

12. Provide effective instruction and assistance to students enrolled in the SSC.

13. Present and demonstrate instructional materials and tutor in at  least one subject area.

14. Develop tutorials and activities for the SSC to facilitate student success.

15. Assess student achievement and encourage student participation.

16. Troubleshoot and maintain instructional materials and technology.

17. Respond to questions and assist students as needed.

18. Maintain accurate records.

19. Work independently in the absence of supervision.

20. Plan, organize, and schedule a variety of work and activities.

21. Oversee the work of others.

22. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

23. Recommend appropriate instructional materials and resources.

24. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

25. Perform basic clerical duties and work with statistical data.

26. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with  those contacted in the course of work, including individuals  from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic and  disability backgrounds.


Education and Experience:

27. Completion of two years of college with major course work in language arts, math, computer operations, or related field.

28. Two years experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or in a similar position pertaining to adult-level skills  development.

29. Or, any combination of experience and training that would likely  provide the required knowledge and abilities.



Some positions in this classification may require a valid California driver's license and/or possession of a certificate of completion from an accredited college or agency in relative to the assigned area.


Conditions of Employment

This is a regular, part-time, 19.5 hours per week, 12-months per year classified position. The normal hours of work will be arranged between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; some flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekend hours may be required to meet the needs of the department. The effective date of employment is to be arranged with the supervisor.


• Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

• The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)

• The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.


PAY PHILOSOPHY: Starting salaries for support staff positions begin at Step-1 of the salary range. All movement on the salary schedule will occur July 1 of each year for all classified employees.


Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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