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Instructional Assistant

Rancho Santiago Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Instructional Assistant

Rancho Santiago Community College District

Salary Range: Grade PT-05: $20.08/hour

Job Type:

Job Number: CL21-00128

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Division: Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education

Closing: 10/6/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Description

CLASS SUMMARYUnder general supervision - assists credentialed instructor(s) by providing tutorial assistance and other instructional support services; performs related duties as required.

Provides tutorial assistance to individual and small groups of students; administers and scores tests or work samples to measure levels of achievement; maintains a proper learning environment; performs various clerical duties including recording attendance and performance, preparing and distributing teaching aids and instructional materials, filing; assists in setting up, organizing and maintaining equipment and supplies; may orient students on proper operation of relevant equipment; may assist in registration.

This class generally reports to the Assistant or Associate Deans but is under the direction of Teachers. This class works closely with students in the classroom.

Job Qualifications

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEA.A. degree with major in area assigned; or A.A. degree with two years work experience in related field; or above average successful completion of courses in related area and one year of work experience in related area; or any combination of training, experience, and a recommendation by the instructor/administrator and approval by their Dean. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESKnowledge of: principles of tutoring and assisting students at the college level; good written and oral English; record keeping, clerical and general office procedures; college classroom and learning procedures; content area and equipment of relevant course(s). Ability to: work well with tutor and assist students; assist instructors in various paraprofessional and instructional-related services; learn and utilize a wide variety of assigned instructional materials; administer and score objective tests; perform clerical, filing and supportive duties; learn and operate office equipment; understand and follow oral and written instructions; maintain a proper learning environment; establish and maintain effective relationships with instructors, personnel and students; be sensitive to students from diverse backgrounds. Skills: some positions may require oral and written proficiency in a second language, as measured by biliteracy tests.
SELECTION CRITERIAApplication Screening In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
  • Education experience (breadth and depth)
  • Work experience (breadth and depth)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Bilingual ability (if needed)
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse socio-economic communities
  • Professional growth activities
  • Specialized skills training
  • Leadership skills
  • Written and/or oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving
Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview. Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements, and are deemed most competitive amongst the applicant pool to proceed. Interview Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving skills
A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Recruitment in the Human Resources Office for assistance. Method of Application For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online by the specified closing date for the position. Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
  • Resume (Required)
  • Unofficial transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Optional)
To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials required should be received by the Rancho Santiago Community College Office of Human Resources by the closing date and time. It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required materials listed above. Pre-Employment Requirements Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal record check will be paid for by the candidates. The Rancho Santiago Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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