Integrated Education and Training (IET) Instructional Assistant (Part-Time)

Posted: 01/08/2023

Salary Expectation:
$17.47-18.13 per hour.
LTC offers great benefits from health, dental, vision, life, even pet insurance! If you don't need health benefits right now, you may be eligible for a $4,000 stipend for waiving these benefits. We also offer a Retirement plan through the Wisconsin Retirement System as well as other supplemental retirement 403b and 457 plans. In addition, we have the option to contribute to the Wisconsin EdVest 529 Education Savings Plan.

Looking for time off? We offer PAID leave for vacation, personal time, sick leave (we call this paid leave of absence) and holidays. We have Friday's off in the summer and a Holiday break from Christmas through New Year's to give you a break from the busy semester!

There are many additional benefits we offer including tuition reimbursement, professional development, a free on-site wellness/fitness center and an on-site childcare center. There are also employee discounts on plans with US Cellular, Sprint, Sports Core, and more. 

Flexible according to student need.

Lakeshore Technical College – Sheboygan, WI

Position Overview:
Provide educational pathway guidance and support, as well as, instructional assistance to students co-enrolled in the GED/HED + College program and in the GED/HED/HSED 5.09 programs. Schedule and direct GED/HSED + College participants in required services. Use technology to support program outreach through social media and internal messaging at LTC satellite locations. Problem-solve and troubleshoot technology needs. Facilitate individual and small group learning activities. Provide 5 Star Customer Service to both internal and external customers. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Job Responsibilities:

25%)  IET Pathway Assistance
  • Provide orientation to GED/HSED + College program. 
  • Set student expectations to meet requirements for all GED/HSED + College pathway programs.  Conduct time management activity and schedule initial academic support, supplemental instruction, and advising sessions.
  • Coordinate academic support sessions, class times, and advising sessions with the student to develop a comprehensive schedule each term.
  • Connect regularly with students in the GED/HSED + College program.  Ensure all criteria is being met.
  • Notify the Dean, Advisor, and Faculty if a student is not meeting expectations. 
  • Track and complete enrollment matrix based on GED/HSED + College student’s current status in the pathway.
(50%) Instructional Assistant
  • Provide instructional assistance through individual tutoring in GED/ HSED/HSED 5.09 programs. 
  • Administer and explain required documentation for enrollment (e.g. registrations, demographics, student conduct code, Personal Education Plan) to students and assist them with the completion.
  • Administer and score tests.  Interpret and explain test results to students.
  • Create student computer accounts; provide support and assistance to students in accessing computer programs and the learning management system. 
  • Distribute appropriate instructional lab materials.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty to ensure student success and program success.
  • Maintain an “everybody can succeed” philosophy, and advocate for student needs.
(25%) Program Outreach and Support
  • Develop and deploy outreach to current and potential students through social media.  Stay current with photos, events, and learning to communicate the Adult Education and English Language Learning programs, as well as the GED/HSED + College program.
  • Create and maintain appropriate messaging for internal screens at LTC-Manitowoc and LTC-Sheboygan.
  • Maintain communication between students and LTC staff.
  • Distribute, monitor, and forward completed tests to appropriate Instructor/ Instructional Assistant
  • Administer and explain paperwork (registration, demographic, student conduct code, Personal Education Plan) to new and returning students and assist them with the completion of documents.
  • Provide information to potential students to initiate participation in program orientation. Refer students to appropriate Student Services staff and/or support agencies. Participate in retention and recruitment activities
  • Transfer referral needs to Instructor or Instruction Assistant for students requiring additional services.
  • Participate as a member of the team by attending meetings, training activities, and professional development activities.
  • Follow policies, procedures, and mechanisms to ensure integrity and security of academic records.
  • Create and maintain documents, spreadsheets, tables, graphs, and lists.
  • Promote a positive image of LTC both internally and externally.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems and serve as liaison to the Help Desk.
  • Motivate students to reach their goals from intake to course enrollment.  Advocate for student’s needs.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education, Experience and/or Certificates, Licenses, Registration:
  • High school diploma or equivalent and related associate degree or equivalent and two to three years recent related occupational experience required.  Experience working with culturally diverse populations is preferred.

Note: If educational/certification requirements are not met, candidates may be considered, however the expectation would be that they be met within 5 years of employment.

Other Skills and Abilities:
Written and oral communications, positive customer service and human relations; self-initiating and assertive; ability to multi-task; organization, prioritization, follow through, and problem-solving skills are essential.  Ability to work independently, shift priorities quickly and work with flexibility.  Ability to interpret strategies and implement procedures to achieve goals.  Experience working with culturally diverse populations.  Ability to communicate and understand non-English speaking people.  Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions as well as services delivered.  Ability to maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and citizens of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds. Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered.  

Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: 
Ability to use operations on real numbers, including fractions, decimals, and percentages. Perform operations to compute mass, volume, and distance.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts and apply to practical problems involving business concepts and geometry concepts.  Ability to simplify algebraic expressions, solve algebraic equations, and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, and quadratic equations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Technology Skills: 
Be familiar with basic hardware; use a laptop and printer; use scanning techniques equipment; use voicemail, email and calendaring programs; navigate through Windows; access college network systems; understand database concepts; create a basic spreadsheet; use database queries; create simple charts and graphs; appropriate navigation through the internet; develop materials using presentation software; create reports in MS Word; manage and create files; use video conferencing; access network securely using appropriate multi-factor authentication.  Skills in social media page administration required.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Multitasking is required.
  • The above duties describe the chief functions of the job and are not to be considered a detailed description of every duty of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Condition(s) of Employment:
  • Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) with the results acceptable to the College.

Type of Position: Part Time Position

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