Laboratory Technician - Computers (ITS)

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Antelope Valley College

 

Laboratory Technician - Computers (ITS)

Salary: $4,133.39 Monthly

Deadline: 7/8/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

 

Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/avc/jobs/3572216/laboratory-technician-computers-its?keywords=lab%20technician&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Network Manager, assist instructors in an assigned computer lab or other learning environment by operating computers, computer terminals and peripheral equipment; assist students in the operation of computers, terminals, consoles, printers, disk and tape drives; monitor computers and perform maintenance and repair as required.   Perform other related responsibilities as may be assigned.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

  E = indicates essential duties of the position

Assist students in operating computer lab equipment and related peripherals, typically in a network environment.  (E)

Inspect, monitor and maintain computer equipment and peripheral equipment to assure efficient operation and to prevent unauthorized access to the system console; troubleshoot and repair hardware and software problems; repair and replace computer parts and cards as appropriate. (E)

Coordinate access to instructional labs, equipment check out, and specialty labs; insure that facilities, equipment, and software are functioning properly. (E)

Perform routine maintenance on computer equipment and peripherals; investigate and report major repair needs to appropriate personnel. (E)

Perform software and operating support activities on computers in assigned labs; add, remove and configure software as necessary.  (E)

Requisition supplies and equipment; maintain inventory records and track supply usage. (E)

Recruit, train, assign work, and evaluate student workers and hourly personnel. (E)

Prepare various records and reports related to lab operations and activities. (E)

Present instructional materials to individuals, small groups and classes as required. (E)

Assist in the preparation of training aids such as charts, graphs and slide sets; design manuals and other instructional materials as required.

Perform other related responsibilities as may be assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   Any combination equivalent to an associate's degree in computer science or related field, plus one year experience working with computers; or three years experience working with computers in an educational or training environment.

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Computer applications including word processors, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, and other commonly used software applications.

Information systems methods, techniques and equipment.

Principles of operation of various computers and peripheral equipment.

Console and printing operations.

Oral and written communications skills.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Record-keeping techniques.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

Basic research methods.

 

ABILITY TO:

Operate, configure, and maintain PC's in a local area network environment.

Operate and assist others in the operation of computer terminals and peripheral equipment.

Prepare flow charts and diagrams as assigned.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Complete work with many interruptions.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Provide work direction to others as assigned.

Perform routine maintenance and minor repair of computer equipment.

Monitor hardware and computer room and the lab conditions.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Recruits, trains, and provides work direction to student workers and hourly paid workers.

 

CONTACTS: Co-workers, other departmental staff, students, instructors, vendors, equipment repair facilities.   

 

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate lab equipment and to perform maintenance.

Lifting and carrying moderately heavy equipment and boxes.

Reaching to grasp equipment and to retrieve and file records.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Instructional computer lab environment.

 

For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

Organization

Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.
Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.

Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.

We offer:

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs comprised of general education courses, proficiency requirements, designated courses in a specific major or area of emphasis. Associate degrees provide students with “the ability to think and to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; to use mathematics; to understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; to be aware of other cultures and times; to achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; and to develop the capacity for self-understanding.”

Career Technical Programs

Certificate and degree programs comprised of “essential career technical instruction” in a variety of business, technical, and occupational courses designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills leading to employment, career advancement, certification, and state or federal licensure. We award both Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement and locally approved Certificates of Proficiency.

Transfer/General Education Courses

Transfer/general education courses in communication and critical thinking, the physical and biological sciences, arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and technical education. Completion of these courses allows students to fulfill degree requirements or enroll in upper division courses and programs at accredited four-year institutions through our articulation agreements.

Basic Skills Courses

Basic skills courses in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning and study skills. These courses offer students essential foundation skills that are necessary for success in college-level degree applicable courses.

Student Support and Instructional Support

A variety of services in academic, career, and personal counseling, in library instruction and course support, in learning assistance. These services support the needs of students in pursuing and achieving their educational goals.

Workforce Preparation and Economic Development

Workforce programs, job preparation courses (non-degree applicable) and a variety of services that contribute to the educational and economic well being of the community.

Personal Enrichment and Professional Development

Community service offerings, non-credit, not-for-credit classes and services that develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to be effective members of the community. These classes enhance the community’s social, cultural, and economic well being. Non-credit course offerings may lead to a Certificate of Completion and/or Certificate of Competency.

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