Instructional Assistant - Anthropology (Temporary)

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Los Rios Community College District


Instructional Assistant - Anthropology (Temporary)

Job Posting Number: C00596P

Salary: $13.63 per hour

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Complete job description and application available online at: 


Position Summary    

Under general supervision, assists certificated staff by working with students individually or in groups in the improvement of academic knowledge and technical skill, and does related work as required. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here].


One year of directly related experience in educational anthropological laboratories, or one year of directly related archaeology field or laboratory experience, or one year of directly related museum work experience, or any combination thereof or equivalent. Successful completion of upper division coursework in physical anthropology or archaeology courses with laboratory components may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.


This position is assigned to the Anthropology department.


NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 110 work days per fiscal year, per board regulations.


Cosumnes River College has an immediate need for an Instructional Assistant for Anthropology.


For more information contact Professor Amanda Paskey, 916-691-7409; or, [email protected]


Assignment Responsibilities    

● Assists students in achieving workable levels of familiarity with anthropological laboratory equipment, including but not limited to the following: computer work stations, projectors (slide, film and/or video), tape recorders, cameras, microscopes, calipers, archaeological excavation equipment, museum mounting and display equipment.

● Prepares demonstrations.

● Proctors exams.

● Assists with recording student grades, records, and files test results in accordance with specific instructions.

● Assists students in working with skeletal material, cultural artifacts and museum display pieces.

● Assists faculty members or other staff with laboratory or field research.

● Assists in developing training materials, visual aids.

● Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications    

EXPERIENCE: One year of experience in educational, commercial anthropological, or biological laboratories, archaeology field, or museum work experience.


EDUCATION: Completion of an Associate’s Degree in Anthropology, or 60 semester units (90 quarter units) with 13 units in anthropology courses.


Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.


(One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)



The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: C00596P
Posted: 4/26/2018
Application Due: 6/25/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $13.63 per hour