INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT, LAB LEAD (Art)
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Close/First Review Date:
Evergreen Valley College
The Instructional Support Assistant, Lab Lead (Art) reports to the
Division Dean of Social Science, Humanities, Arts, Physical
Education/Athletics at Evergreen Valley College. The work schedule
is 10 months per year; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday; 8:00
a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
This position is represented by CSEA (California School Employees
Association), Chapter 363.
Reporting to a Dean or assigned administrator, the Instructional
Support Assistant, Lab Lead provides administrative support for
lab/classroom activities in addition to providing tutorial and
technical assistance to students, either in a classroom or
laboratory setting, enrolled in courses at all levels within the
college curriculum. Working with instructors, designs and delivers
workshops related to curriculum content. Tasks performed require
in-depth technical or professional competence in the instructional
area as demonstrated through classroom/lab support, one-on-one
tutoring, small group facilitation and large group demonstrations.
Incumbents must be able to work with all students of varying ages
and backgrounds including diverse cultures, learning styles and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Working with Students - Instructional
1. Provide one-on-one and small group instructional support to
students at all levels within the college in either a classroom or
lab setting. Reinforce and reintroduce information and materials
presented in class or in self-paced modules and introduce
alternative or expanded information to enhance student
2. Working with instructors, design and deliver workshops and
learning modules based on instructional objectives for students and
possibly faculty and staff.
3. Work with students who learn at varying speeds to continually
engage those moving more quickly as well as supporting those
needing more time and assistance.
4. Working with instructors, demonstrate and assign appropriate
drills and construct developmental models and projects for the lab
or classroom, and as needed catered to particular student needs.
May revise learning materials as needed.
5. Provide a variety of technologies and resources for students in
addition to verbal assistance such as computer-assisted instruction
and video/audio taped lectures.
6. Recognize when students are experiencing learning difficulties
and present material using various approaches to identify what
works for which students.
7. Refer students as appropriate to Disabled Students Programs and
Service (DSP&S). Work with DSP&S to incorporate adaptive
technologies and alternative learning exercises and approaches to
increase student learning.
8. Provide referrals to and work closely with a variety of campus
services designed to support and enhance learning opportunities for
9. Verify completion of student assignments and monitor student
progress. Anticipate potential challenges that will face students
relative to specific assignments based on particular needs
including but not limited to learning styles, disability and
students with English as a Second Language. Suggest strategies for
students to overcome the challenges.
10. Analyze assignments from instructors within the discipline to
help determine requirements. Evaluate student work for the assigned
curriculum, and make determinations if assignment criteria, class
grade level standards, and the other specific requirements
established by instructors are met.
11. Work with instructors to maintain up-to-date knowledge of
teaching and learning technologies, alternative learning materials,
and computer applications pertinent to programs and services.
12. Consult reference works and/or perform internet searches to
research concepts related to student assignments. Conduct searches
as requested for learning materials in subject area.
13. Tutor and instruct students in learning and test-taking
strategies (e.g., flash cards, study guides, and test-taking
14. May conduct assessments and recommend student level
15. Serve as a liaison between the student and instructors and
tutors. Keep instructors appraised of student progress.
Technical Support - Use of Lab/Classroom and
16. Schedule and conduct orientations for assigned lab and/or
classroom areas including instruction on use of equipment and
procedures and provide continual monitoring for proper usage.
17. Provide ongoing technical assistance to students related to
proper use of tutorial and laboratory equipment. Create supporting
documentation as needed for use of lab/center services and computer
equipment. Organize and maintain existing reference materials, and
create answer keys as needed.
18. Monitor, maintain and order supplies as needed, and make
purchase recommendations for equipment and instructional material
19. Work with other staff and faculty to establish lab/classroom
20. Perform routine administrative functions related to data entry,
filing and processing paperwork related to temporary employees and
student use of the lab and classroom. May maintain attendance
records for temporary employees. Ensure that student attendance is
documented and entered onto a computer-aided timekeeping
21. Administer tests and quizzes in accordance with State
regulations and college policies. Prepare testing schedules. Ensure
security of test materials and maintain confidentiality with regard
22. May schedule, train, and oversee student workers, tutors and
other temporary employees. May periodically take the lead to select
student workers and tutors for hire.
23. Perform other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. Effective use of technology and computer applications for
providing instructional support.
2. A working knowledge of learning styles and learning
3. A working knowledge of a range of courses offered within the
assigned instructional area.
4. In-depth knowledge of tutorial and instructional
5. Standard classroom or laboratory procedures, organization,
equipment, tests, experiments, and simulations.
6. Sufficient human relation and public speaking skills to convey
technical concepts to others and to facilitate a small and large
group learning processes.
7. Enterprise application software and MS Office such as Word,
8. Modern office practices, procedures and equipment including
9. Oral and written communication skills.
Skills and Ability to:
1. Carry out the responsibilities of the job including general
instructional support, providing a range of tutoring and
instructional support for adult students of diverse backgrounds,
abilities and skill levels.
2. Hire, train, and schedule student tutors and maintain staffing
level to lab usage.
3. Make formal and information presentations one-on-one and in
4. Support students and solve subject-related problems in assign
5. Write reports, business correspondence and procedure
6. Maintain and update multiple budgets.
7. Supervise lab users, administer tests, and perform general
8. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and make
9. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
10. Work independently with little supervision; prioritize work and
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. An Associate degree from an accredited college or university,
with 12 semester units directly related to assigned area.
2. Two years of directly related work experience.
1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
District’s Diversity Requirements
- Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual
orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups
historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced
- Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major
duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in
the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent
transferable skills to do so.
$31.69 - $38.63 Hourly Salary (Range 86: Classified Salary Schedule
Fiscal Year 2022-2023). Starting placement is generally at Step
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical,
dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance
for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection.
Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible
Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts.
Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and
19 paid holidays.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who
are passionate about providing our student population with the best
educational experience possible. The District recognizes that
cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic
excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding;
provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an
inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its
employees, students, and the community it serves.
As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per
semester, and an extremely diverse student population
(Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific
Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian
11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and
Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis
on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as
colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors
and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23%
White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all
qualified, outstanding applicants.