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Instructional Lab Assistant,Sr

Valencia College
Orlando, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Instructional Lab Assistant,Sr

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Employee Class Description:

Staff PT (ed. support)

General Position Description:

Coordinates and manages a specified laboratory in direct support of the instructional program. Provides instructional services for students and assists them in mastering skills required for success within a course of study.



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Primary Work Location:

Kissimmee, FL 34746 - Poinciana Campus

If multiple locations, what are the other locations::

Kissimmee, FL 34746 - Poinciana Campus

Proposed Work Schedule (Please note hours subject to change based on business needs):

Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 7:00pm (schedules vary)

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Salary Range:

$16.49 per hour

Description of Job Function:

1. Provide academic support through planning, developing, and coordinating lab activities to support class room instruction. Provide direct instruction to students to assist their learning of specified instructional programs and labs.

Description of Job Function:

2. Hires, schedules, evaluates and supervise full time and part time Instructional assistants, student lab assistants and aides as needed. Approve time sheet for payroll processing.

Description of Job Function:

3. Maintain tools, equipment and the lab facility in a clean and proper working condition; perform minor maintenance and repairs and notify appropriate personnel of major maintenance and repair needs; maintain an adequate inventory of supplies and materials and reorder as needed.

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4. Ensures lab safety and security procedures are adhered to.

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5. Supervises student procedures, monitors student progress and reviews lab assignments for correctness and completion. Answer students’ questions about subject matter.

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6. Maintain and track laboratory expenditures against the budget.

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7. Provides instruction and/or demonstrations to orient students to the use and care of lab equipment and supplies.

Description of Job Function:

8. Attend departmental and instructional meetings; organizes and attends special events campus wide to inform students of available services.

Description of Job Function:

9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Required License/Certification:

Possess certain registrations, licenses or certifications (i.e., CPR, First Aid, Allied Health, Registered Nurse, Registered Dental Hygienist, Microsoft Office applications, Apple, hazardous waste disposal), or possess proof of training in areas relevant to subject matter to which assigned.

Preferred Type of Experience:

Teaching experience and supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of the discipline assigned.

Knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures of the area of assignment.

Knowledge of the operation and proper and safe use of a variety of tools, equipment, hardware and software.

Ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing, and in front of groups.

Ability to deal effectively with students, faculty and supervisors.

Ability to teach effectively.

Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

General Working Conditions:

This job primarily operates in a professional office environment. The employee will routinely operate standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, keyboards, mouse, phones, photocopiers, printers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Typical physical competencies include but are not limited to frequently remaining stationary, moving, reaching, positioning self and occasionally ascending/descending, lifting/moving objects weighing between 5-15 pounds. This job also entails frequently communicating, discerning and exchanging information, detecting and perceiving objects up close, at a distance, and the ability to adjust focus. Cognitive abilities include but are not limited to frequently using discretion, judgment, reasoning, memory, learning, maintaining confidentiality, comprehension, problem solving, and decision-making.

The typical work environment, physical and cognitive demands listed above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The College has a process to identify and make available reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Diversity Statement:

All employees must demonstrate a commitment to Valencia College’s Equity and Inclusion efforts.


The winner of the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Valencia College is one of the largest community colleges in Florida, teaching more than 76,000 students annually.

But it's our quality of education, not size, that truly makes us great. Our Honors program is viewed by the National Collegiate and Southern Regional Honors Council as one of the exemplary programs in the nation. The Orlando Sentinel dubbed our fine-arts faculty one of the best in the region, and director Steven Spielberg called our film program one of the best anywhere. But the opinions that matter most are those of our students, and 92% say we met or exceeded their expectations on overall quality of education.

We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.

We stand in the gap between what is and what can be. We pave a path to true potential. Whether it’s helping students land a dream job or continue on to the university of their Dreams, we do everything in our power to make that possible for each and every one of our students.

Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that encourages teamwork, creativity and the achievement of a true work/life balance.

At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. We’re committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent.

We seek leaders. Inspirers. Motivators. Educational enthusiasts, passionate optimists and experienced realists. Individuals who not only believe in our students, but will help our students believe in themselves.

Valencia College has convenient locations throughout Central Florida and easily accessible by local freeways, expressways, and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal. With beautiful year-round weather, endless entertainment and dining options, and world-famous attractions, there's no shortage of incredible ways to spend your spare time.



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