Instructional Specialist

Job description

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Instructional Specialist

Position Summary

This position will assist program Machining Technology faculty in lecture and lab as required to report student academic and skill progress, and to prepare lab spaces and materials for student projects. This position is also the primary support for cleanliness, maintenance, and repair of all program area spaces and equipment. This position will also order materials and supplies as directed or needed in support of the program, and monitor spending to keep within budget.

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Closing Date: Friday, July 27, 2018

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the second largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


Salary placement is subject to current contract, funding availability, experience and education. Initial salary placement would rarely extend beyond step 3; $3,432.00.


The successful candidate will have:

Associate Degree from an accredited institution in machining or a closely related field
Two years of machining or related manufacturing experience (up to one year of experience may be substituted by education)

Core Competencies:

Skill in: prioritizing tasks; monitoring records and files; maintaining supply inventories; using computers and related software; performing basic maintenance; communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAM (Computer Aided Machining) programming experience
  • CAD and Parametric Solid Modeling experience
  • Lab support experience in an educational setting
  • Experience monitoring and maintaining inventory
  • Experience purchasing and reconciling for a corporate account

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

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Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 7/27/2018
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