Dates: As soon as possible (one year contract)
Reporting to the Chair and under the direct supervision of the Faculty Instructor, the Instructional Technician provides individual instructional assistance to students during scheduled computing science labs according to work performance standards set by the College. As an integral member of the department, the technician also assists the Chair and Coordinators in department resource management, operational and lab requirements. In addition, the Instructional Technician provides supervision to the Computer Lab Assistants. Position may also perform other related duties or ad hoc projects consistent with the position’s required qualifications, skills, and abilities.
Education & Experience
- Undergraduate degree majoring in computer science (i.e., B.Sc. or BASc.) required.
- Minimum two (2) years of recent related computer lab experience providing instructional assistance to students, preferably within a post-secondary environment.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Knowledge of the applicable course content, instructional materials and equipment.
- Knowledge of first and second year computer science curricula,
- Knowledge of the procedures, techniques, and methodologies involved in providing instructional support services in a computer science laboratory environment.
- Experience with Linux, Windows, and Mac networking and systems administration.
- Experience with application development.
- Knowledge of circuit design, electronics and mechanical repair, and computer system support.
- Supervisory experience desirable.
Skills & Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to instruct and demonstrate the use of different equipment and applications to students.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, faculty, staff, students and members of the public.
- Ability to understand, interpret and apply department rules, policies and technical materials.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Ability to effectively supervise, direct and lead others.
- Ability to exercise a high level of initiative and responsibility.
- Ability to physically perform the duties of the position and meet work performance standards set by the College.
- Aptitude to learn new software and/or hardware.
- Ability to work evenings and a flexible work schedule.
- Advanced computer skills and proficiency using computer applications such as MS Office applications, email and web browsers, and various related lab tools and software.
Salary Range: $1,950.86 - $2,235.39 Bi-Weekly (Pay Grade 25)
Employee Group: CUPE
Hours & Days of Work: Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is not subject to the compressed workweek schedule.
Application Information: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter no later than 4:30pm of the closing date. For a copy of the position description please click here.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
Please note that internal applicants are given first consideration.
Closing Date: February 16, 2018
Competition No.: C021-18
We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.