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Instructional Assistant / Learning Resources (STEM Emphasis CISC, GISC)
San Diego Community College District

  • Feb. 6, 2018
  • Instructional Assistant / Learning Resources (STEM Emphasis CISC, GISC)
  • San Diego Community College District
    San Diego, CA
    United States
  • 2/22/2018
  • Available immediately
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San Diego Community College District

Instructional Assistant / Learning Resources (STEM Emphasis CISC, GISC)

Closing Date: 2/22/2018

Position Number:

Location: San Diego Mesa College

Position Type: Classified

The Position:

From San Diego Mesa College President Pamela Luster:

San Diego Mesa College seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to apply for classified positions. The College is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students. As the Leading College of Equity & Excellence, we take responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all of our students.

As the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, the institution enjoys a solid financial standing, state of the art facilities, and a world class faculty and staff. For 53 years, Mesa College has been on the leading edge, from offering a Community College Bachelor's Degree, to being the #1 California Community College to graduate students with an Associate Degree for Transfer. We embrace the mission of community colleges, and are committed to empowering our students to maximize their potential, leading to healthy and thriving communities.

We are adding new staff, faculty and administrators who, alongside our stellar colleagues, will lead us into the future. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, I encourage you to file an application for employment.

Applications are currently being accepted for two (2) Instructional Assistant / Learning Resources positions in the Learning Resources, STEM department, located at San Diego Mesa College. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

1. Provide administrative support to HSI STEM Center.

2. Assist STEM Instructional Support Supervisor with oversight of tutors and staff.

3. Provide orientations and learning center information to students, instructors, and others regarding Computer Information Science (CIS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

4. Assist with CIS and GIS specific tutoring and peer mentoring program.

5. Operate and maintain computers and other equipment used in instructional labs and learning centers.

6. Input student data and maintain the computer and or other tracking program/software which monitors student hours in the learning center.

7. Collaborate with faculty and staff to plan and organize programs at the departmental, college, and district-level to enhance student success.

8. Seek out professional learning and disseminate these skills to others.

9. Organize and prioritize workload in order to complete projects in a timely manner.

10. Train and provide work direction to student aides and hourly workers.

11. Other duties as assigned.

Major Responsibilities:


Desired Qualifications:


District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.

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

General needs and behavior of students of various ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds.

Instructional methods and techniques.

Operation, maintenance, uses, and characteristics of a wide variety of audio visual, computer
hardware and software, and other multimedia equipment used in instructional labs and learning

Oral and written communications skills.

Principles and practices of work direction and training.

Record-keeping techniques.

Safety regulations involving field of specialty.

Technical aspects of field of specialty.
Skills and Abilities:

Assist students in understanding and applying basic principles for the area to which assigned.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of office equipment for preparation of instructional materials.

Demonstrate competence in the use of computers and relevant software applications.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Explain work assignments to students.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Make simple arithmetic calculations.

Meet schedules and time lines.

Perform minor maintenance and repair of audio visual and computer equipment.

Plan and organize work.

Prepare computer and user guides.

Provide orientation to instructors, staff, and students in the operation of audio visual and other
media equipment, computers, and associated instructional software and peripherals.

Train and provide work direction to others.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Work cooperatively with others.

Work independently with little direction.
Training and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: six semester units of courses related to
instructional media, including specialized training in computers and one year of related work
experience or three years of tutoring, instructional, or work experience in a multimedia/computer


Pay Information:

Range 18 ($3,183.98 $5,082.34) per month based on the current AFT Classified Unit Office Technical Salary Schedule

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Classified Staff Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is FLSA Non-Exempt and may accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.


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