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Part-time Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2 (Welding) - Continuous Pool

Company: Clark College
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Salary $19.80 Hourly Location Vancouver, WA Job Type PT hourly Unit Workforce, Career and Technical Education Job Number 21-00032 Description Are you passionate about Welding, Fabrication and supporting student learning? Can you collaborate with faculty to ensure a welcoming and supportive environment with students of diverse multicultural, socioeconomic and academic backgrounds? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining our Welding & Fabrication Technology team as an Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2.

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a classified Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2. This is a part-time position, working seventeen hours per week while classes are in session (summer, fall, winter and spring) with time off over the quarter breaks. Classes may run Monday - Thursday.

Instruction & Classroom Support Technicians provide various instructional, classroom, and laboratory support including academic and vocational instructional programs and extension of educational activities. Duties typically include assisting in the individual or group instruction of students in development of learning skills; and working with the faculty or instructors in preparing instructional lessons, teaching aids, materials and equipment associated with shop, or laboratory instruction which requires positions to have technical knowledge of the disciplines(s). This position is expected to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success and retention.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Yaju Dharmarajah, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317, , 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice. Position Responsibilities Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare materials for the use in the classroom or lab. Set up assignments, equipment or provide demonstrations for classes; communicates with instructor on the status of assigned tasks.
  • Helps with vocational training activities and helps maintain a safe and clean learning environment.
  • Monitors lab areas to ensure student compliance with safety, PPE and conduct policies.
  • Monitor lab materials and supplies, communicating to appropriate faculty when supplies need to be ordered.
  • Must be able follow supervisor's instructions, verbally and/or by written instructions.
  • Must be able to work from multi-part drawings with an understanding of weld symbols and weld procedures.
  • Must demonstrate basic usage and proper techniques of common hand tools, such as hammers, wrenches, alignment tools and clamping devices.
  • Must demonstrate basic usage and proper techniques of power tools such as air tools, cordless drill, porta-band, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
    Qualifications Position Requirements and Competencies:
    Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Two years of education in Welding/Fabrication and/or experience in the welding industry.
    • Experience in operating shop equipment such as, but not limited to: Band Saw, Shear, Press Brake, CNC plasma cutter, Ironworker, Hydraulic Press, Forklift
    • Experience operating automated and semi-automated industrial equipment
    • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office. Supplemental Information Job Readiness/Working Conditions:
      • Ability to lift 50 lbs. using proper lifting technique.
      • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
      • Ability to identify proper tools/equipment needed for assigned tasks
      • Ability to identify various types of materials and their applications.
      • Ability to perform basic repairs and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment.
      • Ability to demonstrate to others GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, GTAW, OFC, PAC, CAG-A, mechanical assembly and troubleshooting techniques.
      • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

        Starting Salary: $19.80/hour

        Application Deadline: Open until filled.

        • Clark College online application
        • Current resume, with attached references
        • Responses to the supplemental question included in the online application process:
        • Please describe how you have implemented practices and/or participated in initiatives that promote racial and cultural equity.
          Please apply online at
          To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

          Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by Video Phone at (360) 991-0901.

          The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes that may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or . The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here: .

          If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

          Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

          Clark College Human ResourcesOctober 5, 2021 (updated)20-00036 CategoryIndustrial Engineering Technologists and TechniciansExperience2 to 20+ yearsJob typePart time

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