Instructional Aide (TEMPORARY)


Posting Number: 0001804


Location: Diablo Valley College


Salary: $15.50


Position Definition:


To perform a wide variety of responsible instructional assistance and support tasks in accordance with assignments and directions from a classroom instructor or other academic personnel; and to support a department with a focus on teaching practical knowledge.


Distinguishing Characteristics:




Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assists in the administration of classroom and laboratory assignments, exercises, and tests under the direction of an instructor or other academic personnel.

Monitors individual progress of students and discusses problems and improvements with instructor.

Provides students with assistance and training in the operation of various laboratory and classroom equipment, materials, and/or machinery.

Prepares, operates, and maintains laboratory testing and instructional equipment and supplies; may operate computers.

Orients students and new faculty on the procedures used and equipment available within a learning laboratory facility.

Assists in the scoring of tests, examinations, and practical demonstrations.

Develops and maintains administrative documents, records, logs, files, and statistical information as assigned.

Makes referrals to remedial or tutorial programs as necessary.

Assists in the preparation of instructional materials and study aids to be used by students or faculty in classroom, laboratory and individual study situations.

Issues instructional materials and equipment to students; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment used; assists in procuring new or replacement materials as necessary.

Maintains attendance and enrollment records of assigned class or laboratory.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:





Six (6) months of work experience instructing, tutoring or assisting in the instruction of adult students in assigned subject area or discipline.



Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent plus additional coursework in a field related to the area of assignment.


Knowledge Of:


Knowledge of:

Principles, practices, and applications of subject matter or discipline to which assigned.

Principles, methods, and procedures of instructing and providing learning opportunities to students.

Administration, scoring, and interpretation of exams and practical demonstrations in the assigned subject matter area or discipline.

Modern office and laboratory equipment used in an educational setting.

Methods and procedures used in standard record keeping and statistical compilation.

Classroom and laboratory procedures and rules of conduct.

State, federal and local regulations affecting the practice of assigned discipline/area.


Skill To:




Ability To:


Skill/Ability to:

Perform a variety of instructional assistance and support functions within a specific subject matter area or discipline.

Monitor student progress and identify problem areas and areas of relative learning progress.

Learn to prepare, operate, maintain, and demonstrate classroom and laboratory equipment and materials.

Prepare and maintain accurate and up-to-date records, files, and other documentation.

Operate and troubleshoot standard office equipment and perform clerical work of average difficulty.

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; respond to questions and inquiries with tact and courtesy.

Understand and carry out both oral and written directions.

Learn and impart classroom or laboratory procedures to students and new faculty.

Calculate and score written and practical exams.

Work with a significant degree of independence and judgment.

Organize work and set priorities.

Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required work duties.

Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio- economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.


Desirable Qualifications:


Strong communication and presentation skills, and the ability to create a welcoming and resourceful environment in the ACL.Demonstrated commitment to fostering student equity and inclusion, and ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and community members of diverse backgrounds, cultures, languages, and abilities.


Special Instructions:




Job Close Date:


Open Until Filled: Yes


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