Visual Arts Instructional Assistant 1, Part-time

Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 21, 2018
Employment Type
Part Time


Posting Number: 0600873-NC Position Type: Classified Pools Position Title: Visual Arts Instructional Assistant 1, Part-time Division/Department: Visual Arts Location Albany Campus, Albany, OR Job Summary:

Works in the Visual Communications lab to assist individuals or small groups of students to improve their understanding and problem-solving skills in Visual Communications. Attends classes as scheduled to support faculty instruction.

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills: Requires knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software. Must have knowledge of study skills. Requires strong communication skills in order to interact with and tutor students with diverse backgrounds and varying levels of ability on an informal level. Requires knowledge of printers, personal computer and word processing applications. Must have a basic understanding of digital cameras and photography.

Abilities: Requires the ability to independently perform the essential responsibilities of the position. Must have demonstrated an ability to understand and interpret staff instructions in order to assist students. Requires ability to understand the needs and differences of adult students and appropriately respond to these needs. Must be able to sensitively deal with students while helping with academic performance. Must be able to operate general office equipment, including computers for word processing. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.

Education and Experience: Requires AA/AS degree plus the equivalent of one-year full time-related experience, or three years full time-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience tutoring students is desirable. An AS degree in Visual Communications or BFA / MFA in the Arts is preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires arm, hand, and finger dexterity to operate a keyboard or other office equipment. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers, and sufficient hearing and well-developed speaking ability to communicate with staff and students.

Work is performed in an open lab setting in the Visual Arts learning labs with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards.

Essential Duties:

Assists students in the Visual Communications studio or computer lab with assignments and some support of application usage.

Stays familiar with standard assignments and course requirements. Stays in contact with faculty throughout the term. Reviews course content with students using appropriate learning strategies.

Stays up to date on software skills with Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign.

Demonstrates problem-solving strategies and develops aids to reinforce learning.

Encourages and promotes a supportive learning environment. Promotes students’ self-reliance, independent problem solving, effective learning strategies and study skills.

Develops supplemental materials as requested.

Attends ART -120 or other scheduled courses to aid in teaching within a large 40-station classroom.

Keeps records of student contact. Distributes feedback survey and end-of-course surveys as requested.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

3) Academic Transcript

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: 09/05/2018 Full-time or Part-time Part-time Number of hours/week: Varies Posting Date: 07/01/2020 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy

Salary Grade 14 Salary/Rate


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. * If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in the subject matter/area to be taught OR a Master's Degree in another field with at least 27 quarter hours/18 semester hours of graduate credit in academic courses in the field of primary teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript
  2. Letter of Reference
  3. Other
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4
  5. CV-Curriculum Vitae

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