Instructional Assistant - Writing/English/Reading

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Cosumnes River College


Instructional Assistant - Writing/English/Reading

Job Posting Number: C00581P

Salary: $21.32 per hour LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information    Plus shift differential.

Closing Date: 6/4/2018


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Position Summary    

Under general supervision of the assigned manager/supervisor, assists faculty by working with students individually or in groups in the improvement of academic knowledge and technical skill; trains and oversees student workers/tutors and/or temporary Instructional Assistants. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employee’s Association (White Collar) posting click on the “Job Description” link on the left side of your screen, then click on “Los Rios Classified Employee’s Association (White Collar) Job Descriptions”.]


This position is assigned to the Vice President of Instruction, Humanities and Social Science department.


Assignment Responsibilities    

● Confers and assists in monitoring and evaluating, with instructors and/or lab coordinators on student progress, class procedures, and instructional methods.

● Assists instructors by tutoring students individually and in groups in designated skill areas (areas include Writing, English and Reading) for understanding and acquisition of skills, in concept understanding, and facilitate comprehension.

● Assists faculty and staff with student conferences and laboratory or field research.

● Assists in coordination and operation of the laboratories.

● Developing training materials, including syllabi, and visual aids.

● Trains students in the use of instructional equipment and appropriate tutoring and/or learning methods and procedures.

● Clarifies and certifies completion of instructors’ assignments.

● Administers skill and knowledge tests.

● Proctors examinations.

● Records and files test results in accordance with specific instructions.

● Assists in preparing instructional modules or portions of modules according to instructor guidelines.

● At instructor request, critiques and previews modules to give feedback as to how they work with students. 

● Conducts small and large groups/workshops.

● Oversees students working with computer instructional software with reading, writing and math components.

● Gives students instruction on computers and non-computer portions of modules.

● Maintains student attendance records and files for materials.

● Oversees student workers, including scheduling, timesheets, attendance, and assigning of tutors.

● Helps instructors assess and place students.

● Screens students for writing and reading disabilities.

● Helps develop, locate, operate, and maintain records and files of: student portfolios, test scores, follow-up, instructional materials, resource materials, equipment, and supplies.

● Sets up and operates audiovisual equipment.

● Assembles and copies instructional materials according to instructors’ guidelines.

● Serves on committees as assigned.

● Presents Laboratory benefits to various classes.

● Uses computers for instruction, testing, word processing, and record keeping.

● Assists in recruiting and training student tutors under supervision of instructor.

● Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications    

EXPERIENCE: One year of tutoring, instructional or work experience related to writing, English or reading.


EDUCATION: Completion of an Associate’s Degree in English or 60 semester units (90 quarter units) with 24 units in English courses. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.


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.


(Experience Requirement: 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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Posted: 5/15/2018
Application Due: 6/4/2018
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Salary: $21.32 per hour LRCCD Salary Schedules