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Computer Lab Assistant, 19hrs

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 12, 2023

Computer Lab Assistant, 19hrs

Kern Community College District

Salary: $19.53 - $27.60 Hourly

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: FY22-2300595

Location: Porterville, CA


Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide individual and group instructional services in a college computer laboratory or a learning center environment; install, maintain and oversee networked software and service systems for an instructional computer network system; provide complex clerical assistance to the teaching staff; monitor and maintain an instructional computer network system.

Representative Duties
Assist or tutor an individual or small group of students in the use of computer laboratory software and hardware; select, order and distribute instructional materials.

Answer student questions regarding individual lessons and class assignments; distribute grades and discuss examinations with students; track student attendance; monitor and observe student behavior in the laboratory.

Install, maintain and oversee networked software and service systems for an instructional computer network system; install updated versions of networked programs; maintain student identification files.

Assist in the organization, preparation and presentation of instructional materials; set up and operate various visual aids, computers and other teaching aids as assigned; assist students in utilizing adapted equipment and programmed materials; orient and monitor students in the use of computers; maintain current knowledge of instructional adapted computer hardware and software; research new adaptive hardware, software and equipment.

Prepare student handouts regarding laboratory policies, procedures and Internet usage; explain computer laboratory procedures and policies to students.

Serve as a resource to students and staff concerning computer technology operation, repair and design; provide technical support to staff; train staff on the use of adapted computer equipment; drive a vehicle to repair and install equipment at various District sites as necessary.

Perform basic troubleshooting of computer equipment and peripherals including replacing toner, refilling paper, plugging in peripheral equipment and clearing paper jams.

Maintain instructional supply inventory; order supplies as needed; recommend equipment repair or replacement as necessary.

Maintain work area in a clean, safe and orderly condition; perform a variety of routine cleaning duties.

Answer telephones and provide information to students and faculty regarding the department or available tutorial services.

Provide training and work direction to student assistants as assigned.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by course work in education or a related field and training in software installation and network maintenance and one year of related experience.

Knowledge and Abilities

Methods, materials, tools, equipment and procedures used in the installation and maintenance of networked software programs.
Principles, practices and procedures followed in a college computer laboratory.
Policies and programs of the college.
Basic principles and methods of instruction.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Oral and written communication skills.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Basic record-keeping techniques.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Basic math.
Operation of standard office equipment.


Instruct and provide assistance to individual and small groups of students.
Install and maintain a variety of networked software and programs.
Assist instruction staff with a variety of programs.
Maintain routine records.
Monitor the activities of the computer room.
Prioritize and schedule work.
Work independently with little direction.
Operate a variety of standard office equipment.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

SALARY RANGE$ 19.53 - $ 27.59 hourly

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by October 25, 2023 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2021-2024

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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