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Maritime Trades Teacher Assistant

Employer
Community College of Rhode Island
Location
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 1, 2024

Job Details



Position Information

Position Title

Maritime Trades Teacher Assistant

Department

Workforce Partnerships

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

The Division of Workforce Partnerships is looking for teacher assistants to assist in the instruction of non-credit courses part-time across industries throughout Rhode Island and online year round. Courses are taught using competency based learning outcomes and vary in length, ranging from four hour workshops to semester long training programs.

The teacher assistant assists in the delivery of our proprietary maritime trades’ curriculum and educational programs for the Division of Workforce Partnerships.

The teacher assistant assists the instructor in ensuring that learning occurs, skills are developed, and students are motivated to learn and achieve their educational and employment objectives.

Trainings are scheduled in response to employer partner demand and can include day, evening and/or weekend hours. The Division is looking to build a bank of instructors to meet the varied needs of Rhode Island employers.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in classroom and hands-on instruction in our proprietary maritime trades’ curriculum.
  • Keep work plans, equipment and lab assignments organized for the instructor.
  • Provide one-to-one mentoring and teaching of students.
  • Use technology to communicate effectively with students and colleagues and assist with program record keeping and reporting requirements.
  • Work creatively in all classes taught to discourage student withdrawal and maintain satisfactory retention.
  • Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ) and adhere to CCRI’s policies and procedures for responding to student requests for accommodations.
  • Assist in keeping organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Inventory all tools and tool bags upon lab shift start and shift end to ensure tools are being properly maintained.
  • Operate the tool crib and act as tool crib attendant when students need tools in the hands-on lab.
  • Attend regular teacher assistant trainings (minimum of 2 per year)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Experience in a trade environment and/or an education shop environment
  • Highly proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, the internet for instruction and program purposes
  • Creativity and flexibility in the classroom is expected
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required
  • Work collaboratively with students and colleagues


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Experience working in adult education settings
  • 5+ years’ experience in pipefitting, sheet metal or electrical trades
  • Relevant teaching and/or TA experience
  • Knowledge of successful strategies for classroom management
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning theory, life skills and college and career readiness curricula for adult populations
Competencies

Reports To

Director of Industry Partnerships

Campus Location

Multi-Campus Locations

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Part-Time (up to 19 hours per week)

Work Schedule

Varies

Benefits

No

Salary/Hourly Rate

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

ASAP

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

TBD

Application Open Date

11/14/2022

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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