Instructional Specialist – Non-Teaching (Grant Funded Position)



Working Title
Instructional Specialist – Non-Teaching

Job Title Code
CDU

Salary Level
N03

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,000.00 mo. - $3,450.00 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Business Travel
N/A

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Position Type
Staff

Jr. Fullstack Java Developer Responsibilities:
Deliver online small group sessions to a diverse group of learners and guiding them in their learning under the supervision of the lead instructor. Adapt your communication style to reflect and connect with the diverse experiences of participants. Support Generation’s data-driven model by tracking and inputting LMS and other program software management. Ensure you are bringing the learning experience to life, building community and enhancing relevance through drawing on your own industry experience. Provide relevant and timely feedback to students on formative and summative assessment and on client projects. Increase participant engagement using different facilitation tactics. Explain complex topics in a non-technical way. Coach and guide students to be as employable as possible and support them to develop industry standard portfolios. Provide differentiated and one-on-one support to motivate and support participants to persevere through challenges. Be available to co-lead class, host office hours, provide individualized student support, and complete data entry from 9a -5p, Monday-Friday. Engage in professional development and training. Substitute for trainers in case of absence/attrition.

Position Summary
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. Occasionally may be required to work with moderately heavy equipment/material weighing up to 75 pounds.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge and application of effective instructional aide principles, practices. and trends. Ability to appropriately handle confidential information in accordance with District policies. Ability to perform all of the essential functions of the position. Ability to organize classroom setting to efficiently accomplish assignments. Knowledge of classroom procedures, student conduct and follows safe practices in classroom activities. Demonstrated commitment to leading and supporting academic programs through quality and excellence. Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, and staff in a diverse environment. The ability to prepare instructional materials and perform a variety of routine clerical duties. Some instructional areas may require a greater degree of knowledge based on instructional programs. Assists with the instructional and related activities of the assigned learning environment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Ability to schedule activities, collect data and use program-related equipment. Strong written and oral communication skills for the purpose of conveying information to individuals while working in a diverse community college environment.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Associate degree in related field plus one (1) years of related work experience and/or experience in a teaching environment. Official transcripts are required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Specific requirements of Grant include: Familiarity with the following technical skills: Object-oriented language (eg C #); Fundamentals of JAVA Language; Git, Git Flow and Git Hub; Project Management (SCRUM preferable); Relational database - (Preferable - MySQL); JAVA and Spring Boot; Deploy (Preferably Docker); Bootstrap; Basics of Software Quality and Testing; Fundamentals of Web Development (HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript)

Preferred Skills: 1-2 year industry experience and/or educational experience in Full Stack Web Development. Prior experience as a trainer not required but must be dedicated to developing skills for excellence in instruction and motivated to support learners
Comfortable with communicating to large and small groups of people and have a desire to coach and guide learners in an empathetic manner. Prepared to share personal insight in the industry and profession with students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides assistance with the implementation of instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the instructor in improving the students' academic success through a defined course of study. Provides assistance in the development of competency-based curriculum and other instructional materials. Maintains accurate student and other records as required by law and the Board of Trustees and Administrative Procedures Manual. Prepares and organizes lessons as directed by the instructor, administers, scores and records a variety of tests according to established guidelines. Develops and maintains professional working relationships, with students, faculty, and staff. Participates in the development of the program objectives and assist with budget planning for the respective areas. Enforce student policies. Provides students with written course expectations and evaluations. Responsible for the requisition of supplies and instructional materials as needed. Assists in job placement of job-ready students. Strong communication skills to effectively interact with individuals from a variety of multi-cultural backgrounds. Provides excellent customer service. Performs other duties as required.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Advertised: 24 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 10 Mar 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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