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Instructional Assistant C, Culinary Arts

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants. Applicants must have a Cook Trade Red Seal.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 24AC0005
Position Title Instructional Assistant C, Culinary Arts
Pclass # S9891
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.
Position 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.
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, Cook’s trade qualification and 4 years’ related industry experience or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications.

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 22 – $26.81- $31.39 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. Downtown
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week 4-35
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Mon-Thurs 6:30am-2:00pm or 1:30pm-9:00pm
Fridays 6:30am-2:00pm
Or as required by 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. Applicants must have a Cook Trade Red Seal.
Posting Open Date 01/11/2024
Posting Close Date 02/12/2024
Is this a pooled posting? Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents