Instructional Aide - LEAD

Location
Butte Valley, Butte County / Oroville, Butte County / Pulga, Butte County / Yankee Hill, Butte County
Posted
Feb 27, 2014
Employment Type
Part Time


Butte-Glenn Community College

Instructional Aide - LEAD

Opening Date/Time:
Thu. 02/27/14 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 03/27/14 4:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: Not Displayed
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Main Campus, California
Department: Student Services

Part-time 20 hours per week, 9 months per year
$1373.78 per month

OVERVIEW:

Classroom Functions:
Under direction of an administrator, assists instructors in the LEAD Program with various instructional support tasks, as requested by the individual instructor or supervisor, including working with individual students or small groups during class time or in labs, maintaining records, assisting students with grammar points, reading and the writing process, grading assignments and tests.

Center for Academic Success (CAS) Functions:
Under the direction of an administrator, this position tutors students one-to-one in the Center for Academic Success as scheduled, etc. Performs related work as required.

Representative Duties:
The duties recorded below are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. The essential duties of the class are indicated with an asterisk *.
• Assists with the preparation of class materials, including but not limited to, assignment sheets, course outlines, transparencies, syllabi, classroom folders, test papers, etc*
• Provides direct assistance to instructors and new, continuing or prospective students*
• Tutors individual students or small groups and provides Center for Academic Success (CAS) orientations for groups or entire classes; observes students’ work habits and makes necessary suggestions; demonstrates proper techniques to improve students' progress in reading and writing; encourages students as necessary*
• Monitors tests; reviews, makes appropriate comments on grades and records students' daily assignments, lab hours, written drafts and test papers*
• Maintains student records and attendance sheets with accuracy and confidentiality. • Actively participates in a collaborative relationship with classroom instructor(s) to enhance students’ progress, maintaining appropriate confidentiality and professionalism at all times*
• Works under the direction of the Learning Resource Specialist in CAS to maintain up-to-date, accessible and user-friendly TIP sheets on a variety of grammar points, study skills, etc. May include, updating existing documents, researching specific topics as needed, proof-reading sheets in progress, formatting sheets to be posted on-line, etc*
• Performs general clerical duties as necessary, including but not limited to, typing, copying, collating, filing class materials; records test grades and other documents; answers telephone, etc*
• Maintains clean and orderly classroom; assists CAS management with organization and maintenance of CAS Reading and Writing Center, including assessing needs for new reading and writing resources, organizing instructors’ written input specific to writing assignments, general upkeep of free loan reading books, etc*
• May serve on a variety of District committees as requested
• May perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• Graduation from high school, G.E.D. or the equivalent*; AND
• One (1) year of experience closely related to the duties and responsibilities of this class.

*High School education equivalency equals an adult education diploma or four (4) years of full-time paid work experience.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate’s Degree in Language Arts or a related field.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Language Arts or a related field.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
May be acquired through education, training and/or experience.

Knowledge of: District policies and procedures; correct English language usage; modern office practices, procedures and equipment, including electronic typewriters, computers, software, copiers and classroom procedures.

Ability to: learn, interpret, understand and apply District and departmental rules, regulations and policies and procedures; communicate and cooperate with other departments, staff, faculty and students; prepare and maintain class and student records with accuracy, completeness and confidentiality; demonstrate background knowledge specific to the writing process and grammar conventions, with the ability to explain / teach them to students or entry level tutors as needed; recognize special instructional needs of students and provide effective student tutoring; utilize keyboarding skills commensurate with the required functions for this position; utilize computer hardware and software; follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; present formal lessons in the classroom or in workshop settings, if requested.

Supplemental Information:
WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
No assigned permanent staff to supervise. Provides instructional guidance and work direction to student employees.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Occasional light lifting of office equipment, resource materials, books and boxes (5 to 25 pounds); frequent walking and standing; requires dexterity in the use of fingers for the operation of computers and other office equipment.

CONTACTS:
Faculty, staff, administrators, students, and the general public.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Occasional light lifting of office equipment, resource materials, books and boxes; subject to changing priorities while meeting established deadlines; normal classroom/learning center environment.

Application Instructions
To apply: fill out an online application and attach the required documents below.

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS
All on-line attachment types require that you attach a document. If you do not have a document that fits the categories listed, attach a document with N/A.

COVER LETTER:
Please describe in your cover letter how your past experience and qualifications meet the needs of this position.

RESUME OR VITA:
Please submit this as an attachment, not as a text resume within the application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
On a separate sheet of paper addressed to the hiring committee, identify how you meet the following minimum qualifications.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Graduation from high school, G.E.D. or the equivalent*; AND
• One (1) year of experience closely related to the duties and responsibilities of this class.

*High School education equivalency equals an adult education diploma or four (4) years of full-time paid work experience.

DIVERSITY:
Butte College serves a diverse population. In a separate statement, address how your skills, experience and education have prepared you to serve and meet the needs of a diverse student/staff population.

Only required documents will be considered.

To apply, visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/buttecc/




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