Instructional Technician, Art
Instructional Technician, Art
West Valley-Mission Community College District
Closing Date: 6/22/2021
The Department of Art is seeking a talented individual to fill the position of Instructional Technician, Art.
Mission College serves a region of the San Francisco Bay Area that includes urban neighborhoods, business centers and residential communities. Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, Mission College enjoys an entrepreneurial and innovative energy in sync with its closest technology and business neighbors. Mission College has been identified by the federal government as being both an AANAPISI and a Hispanic-serving institution. Currently, Federal HSI and AANAPISI grants support our efforts to bridge achievement gaps for these groups.
The purpose of this position is to operate an instructional art laboratory and maintain relevant equipment, materials, and supplies; to facilitate student learning by providing technical assistance to faculty and students; and to train and provide oversight for student assistants in the lab.
Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.
100% of full time, 37.5 hours per week, 12 months per year, with anticipated start date of August 1, 2021. Schedule may change to include some evening or weekend hours, as needed. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Classified Employees Association (WVMCEA), Office, Technical & Business Services Employee Unit.
Work Location: Art department, Mission College, Santa Clara, CA
Salary and Benefits:
Anticipated Hiring Range:
- $5,067-$5,513 monthly (WVMCEA Salary Schedule, Range 56, Steps A-C).
- Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse, and/or dependents.
- Employer-paid long term disability for employee.
- Employer-provided life insurance.
- 13 paid holidays, plus 1 floating holiday annually; paid non-workdays between Christmas and New Year.
- 12 days vacation leave accrued annually; rate increases step-wise up to maximum 22 days vacation leave accrued annually.
- 12 days sick leave accrued annually.
- Personal necessity leave and personal business leave.
- Educational growth incentive program from $45 to $225 monthly.
- $500 longevity award annually after 10 years of service and $1,000 longevity award annually after 15 years of service.
- CalPERS retirement.
- Position is union affiliated.
Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
1. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
2. Equivalent to the completion of an Associate’s degree in art from an accredited college with major coursework, specifically related to assignment;
3. Two years of responsible experience in a commercial or educational art lab in the area of assignment.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Prepare materials, set up and disassemble student art labs according to prescribed schedule.
- Set up, operate, and demonstrate the use of specialized equipment, materials, and apparatus in a community college art laboratory; demonstrate and monitor safety practices with students.
- Maintain a clean, neat, and safe lab environment.
- Communicate with faculty regarding lab operations and equipment.
- Order, receive, store, and inventory equipment, supplies, materials, and consumables for lab projects; prepare purchase requests for new equipment and supplies; track and monitor equipment checkout; issue and distribute instructional materials for faculty and student use in art labs.
- Prepare and maintain a variety of records, logs, and files related to equipment and supply inventory and purchase.
- Recruit, train, and direct student assistants; schedule, assign, and review student assistant work; prepare and maintain a variety of records and files related to student assistant schedules and timesheets.
- Clean, maintain, and perform minor repairs to tool and equipment; fabricate parts or equipment; coordinate equipment repairs through outside vendors.
- Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other district employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
- Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.
- Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com
Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for assistance.
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.