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Job ID: 119301

Technical Assistant - Electrical Engineering
Erie Community College


Date Posted Feb. 5, 2019
Title Technical Assistant - Electrical Engineering
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Educational Services
 
 

Department:

Electrical Engineering Technology
Salary/Hourly
$33,790.00 Annual
Union/Position Status:
FFECC NTTP FT
Posting Closing Date:
February 14, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves performing para-professional tasks assisting the faculty of a Community College. The incumbent’s duties are varied and range from setting up equipment in laboratories to tutoring students in developmental centers. The tasks assigned are generally of a supportive nature and may be performed in the classroom, laboratory, research or development center, learning center, or computer center. The work is performed under general supervision of an instructor or other faculty member. Supervision may be exercised over students or clerical assistants; does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Assists instructor in classroom and laboratory by demonstrating apparatus, equipment and teaching aids;
  • Administers and/or proctors tests under direction of instructor or other faculty member;
  • Works with students in use of various technical equipment in classroom and laboratory;
  • Tutors students on individual basis in classroom, laboratory or learning center;
  • Assists instructor in maintaining academic records, preparing reports, etc.;
  • Requisitions, maintains and issues supplies and equipment to students and faculty;
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment;
  • Performs routine maintenance on and make minor repairs of apparatus, equipment, and teaching aids.

WHEN ASSIGNED TO ENGLISH DEPARTMENT:

Tutors students in reading, writing, and research and study skills;
Records students’ progress and data pertaining to tutoring and notifies instructors;
Interviews, trains and monitors peer tutors;
Schedules and administers pretests with assistance of Coordinator of Special Services;
Proctors and/or assists with proctoring of pretests;
Assists faculty in research and development activities;
Oversees and schedules lab personnel (peer and other tutors) and activities in the Lab and elsewhere such as group tutorials, workshops and seminars.

WHEN ASSIGNED TO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY / NANOTECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT:

Assists faculty/staff in student training on clean-room equipment;
Assists faculty/staff in supervising student usage of clean-room equipment;
Performs research and testing tasks in the clean-room;
Collects data from test runs of the equipment;
Provides records and reports as requested by the department and/or administration;
Prepares testing materials; Assists in the administration of lab practicums to students;
Keeps accurate record of supplies used;
Follows safety procedures in the clean-room for running equipment and for hazardous waste disposal.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Good knowledge of fundamentals of teaching; good knowledge of subjects in the academic area in which assigned; ability to work with and tutor students in academic area in which assigned; ability to work with students and faculty in effective manner; ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written reports; initiative; resourcefulness; reliability; integrity; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of 60 semester credit hours of study in Nanotechnology or a related field at a regionally accredited college or university. Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate discipline is preferred. Minimum of 6 credit hours of courses conducted in the clean-room or 1 year of clean-room industry experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.


 
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