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Instructional Assistant/Basic Skills/High School Diploma Lab

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North Orange County Community College District
Location
North Orange Continuing Education - Anaheim Campus
Closing date
Jun 25, 2021

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Classification Title:

Instructional Assistant

Job Title:

Instructional Assistant/Basic Skills/High School Diploma Lab

Position Number:

SCC858

Location:

North Orange Continuing Education - Anaheim Campus

Department:

NOCE-AC Basic Skills/HS Diploma Program

Percentage of Employment :

40%

Months of Employment :

11 Months Per Year

Work Schedule:

Remote work transitioning to in person August, 2021. Number of days may vary by position. Monday - Thursday; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change accordance with department needs.)

About Us::

Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.

The ideal candidate will share NOCE’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. NOCE truly embodies an inclusive learning culture. The student body is very diverse, with over 37% Latinx, 25% Caucasian, 18% Asian/Pacific Islander, 2% African American, and 0.16% American Indian/Alaskan Native. The School believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.

NOCE is proud of its many programs that serve our diverse student body, such as noncredit and community service programs. The School provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.

NOCE strives to implement innovative strategies to ensure all students succeed and experience a culturally relevant environment on campus.

NOCE employees are dedicated to the core values of Excellence, Integrity, Collegiality and Inclusiveness. We invite you to be a part of this celebrated and diverse community of learners where we put Students First. More information can be found at www.noce.edu.

What We Offer::

•Fringe allowance to be used at employee’s discretion
•Voluntary (Medical/Dependent Day Care) Flexible Spending Account
•$50,000 life insurance benefit
•Deferred Compensation Program (403(b)/457 plans)
•Retirement Pension Plan (CalSTRS/CalPERS)
•Professional Growth & Development Opportunities (Receive up to $3,500 annually)
•18 paid holidays + Paid vacation
•Cumulative sick leave
•Summer schedule (exceptions apply)
•Longevity salary program (Receive Premium Pay for years of continuous service: From 5% at 5 years, up to 36% at 36 years)
•District paid employee post-retirement medical (for those who qualify)
•Employee Assistance Program
•Environment that fosters diversity and inclusion
•Progressive and innovative culture

Primary Purpose:

This position is responsible for assisting in the instruction of students in a classroom or laboratory setting; preparing, distributing, or demonstrating equipment and materials; and performing complex technical work as required. This requires specialized knowledge in the area supported.

Essential Functions:

Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description:

Tutors and counsels students individually or in small groups in the assigned subject matter area; reinforces or follows-up on instructions provided in classroom or laboratory by the faculty; explains course concepts, principles and terminologies to students; tracks students’ progress and provides feedback to instructor.

Assists in the preparation of instructional materials; schedules and coordinates field trips, guest lecturers, and special events; assists in the preparation of class schedules, course requirements and assignments; administers and scores a variety of tests; recommends appropriate level of instruction.

Demonstrates or describes the proper usage of equipment and materials to instructors and students; provides information to students regarding classroom or laboratory requirements; prepares and issues equipment and materials for students use; maintains records of equipment and materials loaned to students.

Performs a variety of specialized and general classroom or laboratory techniques; operates a variety of complex apparatus and equipment within assigned subject matter; tests, adjusts, maintains and performs minor repairs including necessary calibrations to apparatus and equipment.

Provides technical assistance and recommends specifications for equipment and instructional material purchases.

Performs administrative duties related to the maintenance and efficiency of the instructional program; types various forms, letters and correspondence; duplicates instructional materials; monitors class enrollments and maintains student attendance records; maintains confidential student information and progress data on appropriate forms and records; compiles statistical data.

Maintains classroom or laboratory in a safe, clean and orderly condition; prepares and maintains records and reports as necessary.

Orders, maintains, receives, catalogs, and stores equipment, materials and supplies; maintains inventories to assure adequate quantities are available for timely instructional use; monitors expenditures and budget as assigned.

Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Relationships:

The Instructional Assistant maintains daily contact with students and faculty, as well as frequent contact with various college or District departments and outside vendors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of organization, policies and procedures of assigned department, classroom, or laboratory

Knowledge of the proper methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the assigned classroom or laboratory

Knowledge of appropriate safety precautions and procedures used in the assigned classroom or laboratory

Knowledge of instructional methods and techniques

Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures

Knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary

Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures

Knowledge of record keeping techniques

Knowledge and ability to operate personal computers, copiers and other standard office equipment

Ability to present classroom or laboratory materials and to perform experiments and demonstrations in the area assigned

Ability to assist students in understanding and applying basic principles of the subject area to which assigned

Ability to make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:

Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two (2) years of college level course work and a minimum of three (3) years of extensive training or work experience in the assigned disciplines or subject areas.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience with Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook), Banner, Adobe, etc.

Evidence of experience in working with the public in a customer service role.

Experience providing direct instructional support to students.

Experience working with academic or instructional support programs and services.

Experience planning, scheduling, organizing, and prioritizing.

Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Working Conditions:

Instructional classroom and/or laboratory and/or stockroom environment. May be subject to performing physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, standing, climbing or walking while performing classroom or laboratory demonstrations and experiments. May be subject to exposure to chemicals, solutions, bio-hazardous materials, and/or fumes.

Salary Range:

$1,816 - $2,201 per Month (Includes 5% Shift Differential)

Number of Vacancies:

1

Posting Number:

2015457P

Open Date:

06/21/2021

Close Date:

07/06/2021

Special Instructions Summary:

Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of employment phase of the hiring process.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Minimum Qualifications – Experience: One year of experience is equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the experience minimum qualification (Example: Twelve (12) months of part time work experience is equivalent to six (6) months full time).

Minimum Qualifications – Education: 24 units are equal to one year of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial transcript.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Company

The mission of the North Orange County Community College District is to serve and enrich our communities and inspire life-long learning by providing education that is exemplary, relevant, and accessible.

The District encompasses approximately 155 square miles.  Boundaries extend to the Riverside County line on the east and the Los Angeles County line on the west and north.  A portion of Los Angeles County, on the north and west boundary, is included in the District's service area. 

Cities Included in the District:  The District includes the following cities: Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La  Habra, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Placentia, Rossmoor, Yorba Linda, and  portions of the following cities: Garden Grove, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Orange, Seal Beach, Stanton, Whittier, and unincorporated territory in both Los Angeles and Orange counties.

School Districts Included in the District:  Anaheim City, Anaheim Union High, Brea-Olinda Unified, Buena Park, Centralia, Cypress, Fullerton (Elementary), Fullerton Union High, La Habra City, Los Alamitos Unified, Lowell Joint, Magnolia, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified, Savanna, and portions of the Garden Grove Unified School District.

Mission Statement

The mission of the North Orange County Community College District is to serve and enrich our communities and inspire life-long learning by providing education that is exemplary, relevant, and accessible. 

 Cypress College and Fullerton College will offer associate degrees, vocational certificates and transfer education, as well as developmental instruction and a broad array of specialized training. The School of Continuing Education will offer non-college credit programs including high school diploma completion, basic skills, vocational certificates and self development courses. Specific activities in both the colleges and School of Continuing Education will be directed toward economic development within the community.

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