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Instructional Associate Part-time (S13152)

Job Description

Montgomery College, Tacoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, has an immediate need for a part-time, Instructional Associate. Academics center, in the Humanities Area Learning Centers. The work schedule is Monday through Thursday, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (20 hours a week). The schedule may vary from semester to semester based on the needs of the two centers. This is a bargaining, non-exempt, grade 25 position. For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Monitors the Academic Success Center
  • Responsible for the equipment and resources in the Lab while it is open for use.
  • Ensure that the Lab is clean and in good order and that the equipment and supplies are properly stored and secured at the end of the shift.
  • Controls access to the Lab areas. Monitors WC Online Appointment System.
  • Engages in computer troubleshooting and reports any troubles to the help desk.
  • Provides assistance in the TPSS Writing, Reading, and Languages Center as needed.
Supervises student-workers working in the Academic Success Center
  • Monitors student-workers attendance.
  • Guide student-workers to be professional in helping students.
  • Trains student-workers on how to understand and follow the Lab procedures and practices according to the Academic Success Center policies.
  • Teaches student-workers about the many instructional resources of the Academic Success Center.
Provides assistance to students.
  • Provides tutoring to students (in-person and virtual) to aid in understanding the subject or material. Subjects are to be one of the following: history, philosophy, political science, psychology, economics, sociology, or other humanities/social science disciplines.
  • Provides direction to students by reviewing assignments, guides, lesson plans, texts, and learning resources, explaining and discussing subjects and learning materials, and advising students on learning/study techniques.
  • Reviews students' homework and assignments, essays, and other academic work. Explains and discuss weaknesses and how to improve work.
  • Provides application assistance and helps students navigate the Internet. Assists students in utilizing learning software and other resource materials online; explains and demonstrates the use of such materials; selects and/or recommends material depending on students' needs and answer students' questions regarding the use of such instructional materials.
  • Coaches and directs them through the process of using the wide variety of interactive instructional software, textbooks, videos, and DVDs available in the Academic Success Center's library.
  • Develops and teaches workshops to promote student success.
Provides assistance to Professors
  • Provides information about the Academic Success Center's resources available for Professors.
  • Develops, under the direction of faculty, and/ or reproduces instructional materials such as handouts, tests, and other such materials for use in tutoring and provides the student with opportunities to practice the subject matter concepts.
Maintains and keeps an inventory of the Academic Success Center's resources.
  • Creates and maintains an inventory of the video/DVD library, and textbooks .
  • Ensures that resources are properly cataloged, labeled, and shelved.
Introduces the Lab, its services, and resources to classes.
  • Conducts student orientations and introduces them to all of them the resources and services available at the Academic Success Center.
  • Designs and delivers workshops to promote student success in coursework.
Required Qualifications:
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship
  • Minimum of three years experience in tutoring and demonstrating concepts associated with the subject area and some experience in identifying resources that enhance the student’s learning/study experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in history, philosophy, political science, psychology, economics, sociology, or other humanities/social science disciplines or a related academic field required or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Experience in supporting and advising students and faculty on the use of computer hardware, interactive software, multi-media resources, and other audio-visual equipment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in training and supervising student workers in a higher education setting.
  • Master’s degree in history, political science, philosophy, or a related field in the humanities or social science.
Hiring Range: $26.88 – $34.93.

Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity.

Application Process:
  • Click Here to apply online
  • Resume with Cover Letter preferred.
As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).

  • For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.

  • Participation in a retirement plan. If you are retired from the Maryland State System, you may not enroll in either the pension, or optional retirement plan, per state law.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing DateOpen Until Filled

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