Instructional Support Associate (El Centro)

Dallas, Dallas County
Jan 22, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Location: El Centro
Division: Dev Studies - El Centro
Position Number: 051401004
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $2379.75/Monthly, Range C06
Work Days/Hours: Days & Hours vary
Posting Number: 02675
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

A non-teaching position that assists full-time and part-time instructors in the illustration and reinforcement of class lecture material. Develops and administers lab exercises/experiments (varying by program area/discipline) which assist to reinforce and illustrate instructor lectures and meet course objectives through practical experience. Works closely with students and faculty in lab settings or in electronic formats, which require advanced oral and written communication skills and knowledge in the subject area(s) assigned. Prepares laboratory experiments/exercises (varying by program area/discipline) necessary to demonstrate learning experiences taught by course instructor in lecture environment. Assists students through clarification of course assignments, lectures, tests and lab exercises through direct interaction in a lab setting environment, or via electronic communication for distance learning courses. Works with students individually and in small groups to select and use the instructional resources to demonstrate assignments. May be responsible for mail-outs of assignments and/or resources to students specifically for students taking on-line courses. Troubleshoots minor equipment repairs utilized in the specific lab(s) assigned; may coordinate major repairs with vendors or college repair department. Occasionally instructs credit classes in the absence of the assigned instructor. Assists instructor through selection of tests from test banks, typing of tests, administration of exams, and recording grades (on grade rolls or online). May participate in development of curriculum/resources (e.g., syllabi, course outline). Participates in faculty meetings to discuss new and/or re-vamp program goals and objectives as they relate to the lab(s). May participate in periodic inventory of capital equipment. May be responsible for maintaining lab supplies, preparing materials requisition, receiving and storing functions. May maintain a variety of related records and provide information required for decision-making. Performs related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Most incumbents work with light, easy to handle material. Some incumbents may occasionally be required to work with moderately heavy equipment/material weighing up to 75 pounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants MUST upload copies of unofficial transcripts to be considered for the position if you indicate that you have a conferred Associate’s degree. If selected for an interview, official(sealed) transcritps must be presented for degreed candidates.

# of Months:
Close Date: 02/04/2014
Open Until Filled: No

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree with courses in the related discipline and two years of experience in a teaching environment or high school graduate four years of directly related experience in teaching, tutoring or training. Advanced knowledge of computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Some instructional areas may require greater degree of knowledge based on instructional programs. Incumbents are required to have knowledge of the safe use and disposition of hazardous chemicals. Excellent oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and varying levels of DCCCD staff. Strong knowledge and experience to provide effective customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*