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Instructional Assistant B

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Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 22AC0054
Title Instructional Assistant B
Pclass # SS072
Job Summary
This position is responsible for assisting classroom instructors in the performance of their duties by performing a wide variety of duties including preparing/maintaining instructional materials and supplies, setting up classroom demonstrations, overseeing students and providing other general clerical support.
Job Duties/Responsibilities
1. Assists instructors in the operation of courses; prepares, sets up and assists with classroom demonstrations and/or events; prepares instructional support material; supervises and assists students with lab projects; and marks student assignments/examinations as required.
2. Monitors, maintains and orders inventory of program supplies. Conducts periodic inventory counts.
3. Issues equipment and supplies to students and instructors and maintains storage areas in a clean, orderly and safe fashion.
4. Provides assistance to customers as necessary, answers questions and accepts orders.
5. Performs quality control of all products ensuring specifications meet established requirements.
6. Provides general administrative support, inputs data into the computer system, creates and maintains schedules.
7. May prepare purchase and requisitions orders and assist with receiving and processing of inventory supplies.
8. Provides coverage for other Instruction Assistants during vacations.
9. Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience
- Grade 12 including Grade 12 English, Mathematics and computer/keyboarding skills and Journeyman’s Red Seal certificate in a related trade and 4 years’ related industry experience or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications.
a) Culinary Arts: Cook’s trade qualification
b) Bakery and Pastry Arts: Baker’s trade qualification

Skills and Abilities
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and outside customers.
- Good organization and time management skills skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several time-sensitive issues at any given time. Works effectively in fast-paced, physically active and generally stressful environment.
- Ability to function professionally, pleasantly and efficiently during periods of high stress.
- Knowledge of procedures, techniques and methodologies of classroom management involved in providing instruction support services.
- Demonstrated knowledge of program content and instructional material.
- Sound knowledge of classroom management techniques.
- Ability to effectively assist instructors with lab and classroom set-up and demonstrate techniques as requested.
- Ability to relieve supervisors of routine day-to-day administrative matters.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and spoken English.
- Computer experience with proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
- Ability to lift up to 20kg.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
PAYGRADE 20: $24.9666 – $29.0761hourly, plus payment in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays.
Posting Detail Information

Employment Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Type of Position Casual
Employment Type On Call
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Downtown
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change 06/05/2022
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week Variable with needs of department
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Shifts include:
6:00 am to 1:30 pm
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
1:00 to 7:30 pm
Eligible for Fortnight No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.
Posting Open Date 05/11/2022
Posting Close Date 06/09/2022
Is this a pooled posting? No

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Credentials
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