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Shasta College
  • Position Number: 5277784
  • Location: Redding, CA
  • Position Type: Instructional Technology and Design
Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River. The main campus is located in the city of Redding, population 90,000. The area is characterized by excellent schools with high graduation rates, low traffic, and low housing prices (Zillow average $393,000 vs. California state average of $770,000).

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Classified positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our classified staff engage with a diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all by implementing and supporting our various employment and academic programs. As a classified staff member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals and educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career in classified service at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

The Instructional Program Assistant supports certificated staff by performing a variety of clerical and technical support functions involved in the instruction and training of Shasta College students in assigned subject area(s); ensures that assigned classrooms, labs, and other instructional areas are set up for daily instructional purposes and maintained properly; prepares teaching aids, supplies, materials, equipment, and demonstrations in support of instructional objectives; provides responsible record keeping, inventory, and clerical support functions as assigned. Employees in this classification receive limited supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures. Employees in this classification may train, supervise, and oversee the work of student assistants or volunteers. This job class serves as an Instructional Program Assistant in support of assigned certificated staff and requires a high degree of practical knowledge and skill in those subject areas to which assigned.

This position organizes and coordinates the equipment and supplies for the Early Childhood Education program and courses.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 30 on the current Classified Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 10 months per year. Work assignment hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

SUPERVISOR: Director of Early Childhood Education Center or designee.

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalPERS Retirement and an employee assistance program (EAP).Employees have the option to contribute to:
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
  • Disability Income Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Only Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance

For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

Essential Functions:
  • Assists faculty in pre-instructional set-up activities such as preparing classrooms, lab sites, necessary for various instructional activities.
  • Assists faculty with post-instructional activities, such as restoring classroom, equipment, to pre-activity conditions.
  • Assists faculty in the instruction and training of students in assigned subject areas.
  • Assists students in small groups or one-on-one in classrooms, labs, and other instructional areas as assigned.
  • Assists students in the performance of classroom, lab, and other instructional activities in conjunction with lesson plans and objectives implemented by assigned instructors.
  • Develops and implements instructional strategies and methods designed to reinforce concepts and materials presented by faculty.
  • Demonstrates classroom methods, concepts, techniques, and equipment in support of instructional objectives.
  • Supervises students in classrooms, labs, and other instructional activities; enforces classroom, lab, and/or safety standards.
  • Learn from errors, determine appropriate corrective action, and prevent repeated occurrences.
  • Operates various instructional and lab equipment, and instruments and ensures that such equipment is maintained in proper operational condition.
  • Organizes and prepares assigned classrooms, labs, and assigned instructional areas for daily operation ensuring that needed materials, supplies, and equipment are available and coordinates proper distribution.
  • Exercises responsibility for opening and closing of assigned classrooms, labs, and instructional areas.
  • May maintain and oversee the operations of instructional resources; locates and circulates materials and equipment to students, instructors, and the public and ensures their return or follow up on lost or unreturned materials.
  • May collect and account for monies received or instructional supplies/materials.
  • May clean, repair, overhaul, maintain, and service assigned classroom, lab, and instructional tools, instruments, and equipment related to assigned instructional areas.
  • Maintains and monitors computerized inventory levels of instructional/lab supplies, parts, tools, equipment, apparel, or other materials and maintains their proper storage, security, and distribution and reports any missing items or necessary repairs.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate records, files, and other information related to assigned instructional activities.
  • Assists and participates in campus activities and programs related to assigned areas of instructional support.
  • May train, monitor, the work of student assistants or volunteers.
  • Provides office support and clerical assistance as required to include computer operations filing, record keeping, data, and report preparation.
  • Performs other related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
Knowledge of:
  • Principles practice, and applications of subject matter or disciplines to which assigned.
  • Principles, methods, and procedures of instructing and providing learning opportunities to assigned students.
  • Test administration and scoring techniques related to subject matter areas of disciplines to which assigned.
  • Record keeping methods and techniques.
Ability to:
  • Learn district policies and procedures as applied to assigned instructional areas.
  • Perform a variety of instructional assistance and support functions within specific subject matter areas of disciplines.
  • Enforce established safety rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Prepare, operate, maintain, and demonstrate classroom and laboratory equipment and materials related to assigned subject area(s).
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and up to date records, files, and other documentation.
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.
  • Quickly identify problem areas and situations, isolate problem causes, and take appropriate action to resolve problems identified.
  • Understand the needs of assigned students and relates effectively to their needs in a learning environment.
  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions independently.
  • Perform arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Organize and prioritize own work to meet established timelines.
  • Train and oversee the work of student assistants as assigned.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.


Education Required:
  • A.A. Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in appropriate area depending on assignment
Experience Required:
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, as well as staff members and students with physical and/or learning disabilities.

Additional Information

Online Application with Additional Preferred Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts, if applicable (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Attention Applicants:
  • After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
  • Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
  • Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
  • Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
  • Interviews will be by invitation only.
  • Interviews may be by Zoom.
  • The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
New Classified Appointments will be placed at Step 1 on the Classified Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st if the hire date is before January 1st, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum 21st step.

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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