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Math Lab Technician (Part-time)

Employer
Kirkwood Community College
Location
Cedar Rapids, IA

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JOB GOAL:

To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Support instruction and student work in the Math Emporium computer lab. Maintain and update computers, courseware, and course materials for the Preparation for College Mathematics course.

UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
  • DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support for instructors and students, including answering questions, ensuring policies are applied consistently, and providing support for the computers and courseware.
  • Ensure that all computer hardware and software in the lab is working properly and communicate with IT and the courseware provider about any issues.
  • Monitor the Emporium testing area.
  • Manage information in the courseware, including updating and generating reports used to track student progress and exporting information to Colleague.
  • Analyze and disseminate information from the card reader to track student attendance and use of the lab.
  • Maintain Emporium schedules and manage the tutoring schedule.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.
  • PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Ability to provide service in a courteous, prompt, and efficient manner.
  • Ability to deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  • Must be able to prioritize and complete tasks as required.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to complete complex tasks without errors.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
  • The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

    Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Associate’s degree in mathematics or a related field. Experience teaching or tutoring math courses, particularly at the developmental level.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related field.
  • Computer support experience.
  • Experience working in a computer-based, emporium-style learning environment.
  • EEO AA/STATEMENT:


    Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: [email protected] or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: [email protected].

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    Working at Kirkwood Community College 

    Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids is a globally recognized leader in higher education where learner success has always been a focal point. For more than 50 years, Kirkwood faculty and staff have cultivated a welcoming and motivating environment that meets students where they are, and helps them get exactly where they want to be. With one of the lowest tuition in the state, more than 130 programs to choose from, flexible class offerings, and convenient locations across seven counties in Eastern Iowa, Kirkwood makes higher education more accessible for people in all walks of life. Through affordable, innovative educational training and many impactful community partnerships, Kirkwood hopes to continue strengthening the regional workforce for years to come.

    As one of Cedar Rapids' top employers, Kirkwood strives to reward employees with a generous benefits package and perks, including:

    • Professional development opportunities
    • Free use of the Kirkwood Recreation Center
    • On campus retail discounts at places like our bookstore, Eagle Tech, cafeteria and hotel (yes, we have a hotel too!)
    • Free admission to performing arts and athletic events
    • Computer and software purchasing program through Eagle Tech, our Apple-authorized campus store
    • Employee tuition discounts and half-price tuition for family members
    • Generous leave policies that provide a work-life balance
    • Choice of retirement programs and unheard-of employer contribution
    • Competitive Total Rewards packages
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