Instructional Lab Technician III - Learning Center Citrus Community College
Posting Number: 0600834 Position Title: Instructional Lab Technician III - Learning Center (May 2019) Posting Date: 05-03-2019 Closing Date: 06-03-2019
Department/Division: Language Arts (Learning Ctr) Funding: District Funded Job Category: Classified Assignment: Full-Time Percentage Employee: 100% Months per Year: 12 Work Days per Week: Monday - Friday Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply): Days / Nights FLSA: Nonexempt Placement/Range: 39-1 (Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.) Pay Rate: $4.621.47/month ($26.66/hour)
BENEFITS: The District provides a comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only.
A Complete Application Packet Includes: Resume Cover Letter
Optional Applicant Documents Transcripts Licenses and Certificates
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs technical and instructional assistance to students in support labs designed to further the student's knowledge. Sets up, demonstrates, oversees, and develops instructional support in compliance with student lab requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Works with students individually and in class-sized groups to enhance their learning. Provides direct assistance in the use of equipment and materials needed for instruction as well as orienting students to the Learning Center support labs. Sets up established laboratory experiences for students as required by course outline or faculty direction, or instructional supervisor. - Works with faculty and/or instructional supervisor to design, develop, or modify instructional support modules and materials that will be used in the instructional supports laboratories for different subject areas. Provides technical and instructional assistance to students, faculty and staff; troubleshoots and reports problems with equipment or software; may assist in setting up laboratories. - Assists instructors and students in the laboratory. - Facilitates small groups of student support. - Administers learning support materials and tutoring to students as provided by instructors in class or lab environment. - Designs, constructs and/or develops modules, and support materials for the delivery of desired instructional outcomes. - Acquires, maintains, and inventories equipment, materials, and supplies such as but not limited to, written materials required for student instructional needs. Maintains equipment, supplies, labs, and materials used by students. - Maintains records of laboratory activity, including forms and data or otherwise retaining information regarding the acquisitions, maintenance and distribution of supplies, and/or written materials and lab usage. Compiles complex reports regarding usage statistics. - Provides for the general cleanliness and security of the supports labs. Participates in providing oversight for students in the instructional support labs. Reports maintenance problems as they occur. - Oversees the work and scheduling of student and on-call helpers. Coordinates their activities in support of the instructional goals. Recruits, hires, and trains student helpers in appropriate instructional and technical aspects of their work. Maintains records for pay purposes. - Proctors exams including those from on-line, or distance learning courses. Administers other instructional, human resources, or assessment exams. - Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Specialized knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of adult learning theory and instructional support. - Requires a well-developed knowledge of instructional methods and techniques. - Requires in-depth knowledge of providing instructional support and/or procedures, organization, instructional equipment, and testing procedures. - Requires a proficient knowledge of computers, computer instructional materials, MS Office products including Excel and web-based programs and instructional computer programs. - Requires proficient reading, math, and writing skills to perform individual and small group tutoring. - Requires sufficient human relations skill to facilitate learning with small groups and to convey instructional concepts to others. - Requires sensitivity to the needs and behavior of students of various ethnic, racial, disability, and cultural backgrounds. - Ability to carry out responsibilities of the position including delivering instructions to small groups, designing and setting up lab assignments, materials, and tests, as well as assisting in directing student learning. - Ability to maintain the lab equipment in a safe and organized manner. - Ability to instruct students in the use of equipment and programs. - Ability to perform complex record keeping and report writing. - Ability to organize and prioritize work and manage time effectively. - Ability to communicate in both formal and informal settings with students, instructors, and other interested parties. - Ability to coordinate activities of students and aides. - Ability to perform work assignments at all District locations and functions. - Ability to work varying schedules including evenings. - Ability to act independently, be open-minded and flexible. - Ability to organize, set priorities, and work independently with a minimum of supervision.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: See Education and Experience below.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: --Evidence of sensitivity to, understanding of, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, cultural background, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty, and staff. --Possession of a bachelor's s degree. --Two years of instruction or tutoring experience in a community college or university environment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - A bachelor's degree, and two years of instruction or tutoring experience; or, in the absence of a bachelor's degree, an associate degree, or the completion of at least sixty (60) college-level semester units, and four years of instruction or tutoring experience; or, in the absence of an associate degree, or the completion of at least sixty (60) college-level semester units, six years of instruction or tutoring experience.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: - Incumbent must be able to function effectively indoors and outdoors in a classroom/laboratory environment engaged in work of a moderately active nature. - Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift and move medium-to-heavy weight materials up to 50 pounds, reach from awkward positions, and to move to work stations, lab, and campus buildings. - Requires sufficient arm, hand, and finger dexterity to setup experiments and use a computer keyboard and other office equipment. - Requires normal hearing and speaking skills to communicate with staff and students in one-on-one and small group settings. - Requires visual acuity to read printed materials and labels and to observe students perform tests and assignments.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: - Requires a valid driver's license.
About Citrus College: Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. The college has the distinction of being the oldest community college in Los Angeles County and the fifth oldest in the state.
Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped bring the community college movement to California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was operated by the Citrus Union High School District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the district expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus. The college is currently experiencing a major facilities expansion project that will change the look of the campus. The college enrolled 27 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 19,000 students annually. Classes are offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring semesters), as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options -- winter intersession, evenings, summer sessions, and optional class formats, such as online education courses.
Mission Statement Citrus College provides innovative educational opportunities and student support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, career/technical education and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters personal and professional success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning community. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievement.
Accreditation Citrus College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, include filing of complaints against member institutions can be found at https://accjc.org.
'CITRUS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.' It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use 'NA' (not applicable), do not use terms such as 'see resume' or 'see attached'. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the 'Finished Attaching Documents' button and confirming. It is advisable to attach 'Optional' documents first, and then 'Required' documents once you are ready to click on the 'Finished Attaching Documents' button and confirming.
Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on 'Finished Attaching Documents' and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on 'Finish Attaching Documents Later'. Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected 'Finished Attaching Documents' and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
All employees within the bargaining unit are required to pay dues as a member of the exclusive representative or pay an agency fee.
About Transcripts: --Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position. --Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer. --Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year. --Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position. --All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position. --Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
Selection Procedure: --A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview. --Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee's choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled. --Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview. --Travel costs must be borne by the applicant. --Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President. --If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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