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Instructional Assistant B – Visually Impaired

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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 23AC0171
Title Instructional Assistant B – Visually Impaired
Pclass # S9979
Job Summary
Who We Are

We acknowledge that Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples who have been stewards of this land from time immemorial.

For over 55 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We’re one of B.C’s top employers and we are proud to inspire students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

At VCC, we respect and celebrate our differences, and are committed to the work of decolonization, accessibility, and inclusivity for all. Be a part of creating an inclusive community that provides equitable opportunities for Indigenous and diverse representation, participation, and success for everyone.

We value lived experience and encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. Come join the VCC community as we shape the future together.

This position is responsible for assisting classroom instructors in the performance of their duties by performing a variety of duties including supervising and assisting students, preparing and maintaining classroom materials and leading tutorials.
Job Duties/Responsibilities
1. Assist with instruction, supervises and assists students as required and assists with class schedule preparation.
2. Prepares and maintains classroom materials for instructors and students. Produces instructional materials in alternate format as needed.
3. Tutors or assists in tutorials for small groups of learners.
4. Photocopies, scans, edits and modifies documents.
5. Maintains and tracks inventory of equipment and supplies.
6. Maintains list or database of instructional resources.
7. Performs clerical work as required.
8. Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience
- Grade 12 plus additional specialized training of over 2 years in business and computer applications and over 1 year related experience or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications.

Skills and Abilities
- Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and faculty.
- Experience in operating adaptive equipment specifically designed for Visually Impaired individuals.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Considerable knowledge of the course content, instructional equipment and materials and the various procedures, techniques and methodologies. Previous experience assisting in instruction.
- Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet applications. Some experience with Learning Management Systems, such as Moodle.
- Ability in or willingness to learn how to assist people with multiple challenges.
- Ability to adapt to changing situations within a specialized educational team.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
PAYGRADE 20 – $24.96- $29.076 hourly
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. Broadway
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change 09/25/2023
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week Varies from 4 to 35 hours per week.
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Hours vary according to the needs of the department.
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 09/28/2023
Posting Close Date 12/22/2023
Is this a pooled posting? Yes

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents