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Instructional Lab Technician / Trades
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San Diego Community College | San Diego, CA
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Closing Date:04/04/2019Open Until FilledNoClassification TitleInstructional Lab Technician / TradesWorking TitleInstructional Lab Technician / TradesRecruitment LimitsLocationContinuing EducationPay Information

Range 23 - ($3,717.84 - $5,934.51) per month based on the current AFT Classified Unit - Office Technical Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Classified Staff Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is FLSA Non-Exempt and may accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

Position Equivalent FTE:

1.0 FTE

No. Months:12 MonthsPosition Number:007186FLSA StatusNon-Exempt (accrues overtime)Position TypeClassifiedBargaining UnitAFT - Classified StaffRange23DepartmentCareer/ Job TrainingThe Position

Applications are currently being accepted for Instructional Lab Technician / Trades in the Automotive, Skilled, and Technical Trades Department, located at the Educational Cultural Complex (ECC) of San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE).

Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10:30am to 7:00pm; and Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

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Desired Qualifications

* Proficiency in the skilled and technical trades, especially in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Plumbing best practices, procedures, and protocols.
* Familiarity with setting up and maintaining technical equipment, including lab spaces and equipment inventory
* Demonstrated willingness to interact with students, faculty colleagues, and the community-at-large regarding course programming


* Basic knowledge of the technical aspects of the specific trade.
* District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.
* English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
* General needs and behavior of students of various ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds.
* Instructional methods and techniques.
* Operation, maintenance, uses, and characteristics of a wide variety of equipment used in instructional

labs and learning centers for related to the specific trade.

* Oral and written communications skills.

Principles and practices of work direction and training.

* Programming languages and familiarity with Assembly language and an Editor.
* Record-keeping techniques.
* Safety regulations involving area of specialty.
* Technical aspects of maintaining machines, equipment, tools, and work-aids of the specific trade.

Skills and Abilities:

* Advise students in the proper operation and use of machines, equipment, tools, and work-aids (METWAs) of the specific trade.
* Assemble, maintain, and repair laboratory equipment.
* Assist students in understanding and applying basic principles of the specific trade.
* Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
* Complete precise and detailed work as related to the specific trade.
* Demonstrate competence in the field of the specific trade.
* Ensure the care and security of assigned equipment, materials, and supplies.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
* Explain work assignments to students.
* Follow set standards and procedures and make decisions based on facts and test results.
* Issue and receive equipment and supplies.
* Learn and apply techniques of precise measurement and notation.
* Maintain records and prepare reports.
* Make simple arithmetic calculations.
* Make visual comparisons to check for accuracy
* Meet schedules and time lines.
* Perform minor maintenance and repair of equipment of the specific trade.
* Plan and organize work.
* Provide orientation to instructors, staff, and students in the operation of equipment related to the specific trade.
* Read documents, drawings/blueprints, diagrams, of the specific trade.
* Relate effectively with people from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
* Train and provide work direction to others.
* Understand and follow oral and written directions.
* Work cooperatively with others.
* Work independently with little direction.

Training and Experience:

* Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: satisfactory completion of 15 semester units of courses related to the related skilled trade, and at least two years of successful work experience in the field of specialty.
* Experience in an instructional setting is desirable.

Foreign Degree:Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and classified professionals.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an "incomplete" application; please enter "N/A" if any section does not apply.

* Complete online application;

* Two (2) Professional References listed within the online application;

* Cover letter;

* Résumé or curriculum vitae, detailing your experience;

* Unofficial Transcripts;

* Two (2) Letters of Recommendation as related specifically to this posting.

* Foreign Degree Evaluation (if applicable).

Important: Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee. To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you've written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed.

Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the close date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email jobs@sdccd.edu.

Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.

Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.

All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.Conditions of Employment:


Submit "official" college transcripts as stated on application (even if a degree is not a requirement for this position);

Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the District's expense;

Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);

Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate's expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);

Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States; AND

Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.


If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.Additional Information:


SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time classified employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) upon appointment.

Posting NumberCL01122

About San Diego Community College

The San Diego Community College District serves almost 100,000 students each semester through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education Centers. The three colleges - San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar - offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. To learn more about the colleges, you may want to visit the district's student-oriented website. The Continuing Education Centers offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at neighborhood locations throughout the city. More information about noncredit education begins here. The San Diego Community College District is a proud member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.