Instructional Assistant Position
Please note the next applicant cycle for this position will be for the 2014-2015 academic year. We will be soliciting for this position in May 2014.
Looking for a job in Anthropology?
The Anthropology Department at Cosumnes River College is looking for an Instructional Assistant. The position is a part time, temporary position for the 2012-2013 academic year. The position may be renewed in subsequent years, based on positive worksite evaluations, interview and/oravailable funding. The successful candidate would assist our faculty in setting up laboratory assignments and exams, maintain our collection, hold open lab/tutor hours for anthropology students and assist faculty in reviewing student work. The position has been allocated 15 hours per week (during semesters), with hours to be determined in conjunction with successful candidate’s schedule and the Anthropology faculty. Current pay rate is $13.42/hour. Position would begin on or around August 27, 2012. Specific questions about the position can be directed to Professor Amanda Paskey at email@example.com or (916)691-7409.
Brief Job Description and Qualifications for Instructional Assistant in Anthropology:
Preferred Additional Qualifications: One year of directly related experience in educational anthropological laboratories, or one year of directly related archaeology field or laboratory experience, or one year of directly related museum work experience, or any combination thereof or equivalent. Additional successful completion of upper division coursework in physical anthropology or archaeology courses with laboratory components may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Knowledge of: Knowledge of subject matter in freshman and sophomore level anthropology courses (including Physical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology). Knowledge of anthropological laboratory materials and procedures is required (including an artifact database system), audiovisual equipment, and other office procedures and terminology.
Ability to (Essential Functions): Ability to actively tutor students in anthropology; prepare and present laboratory demonstrations and practical exams with supervision; maintain student and material collection records; and monitor and enforce laboratory rules, policies and procedures.
The Institution: Cosumnes River College is located in the rapidly growing south Sacramento County area. Cosumnes River College is one of four colleges which comprise the Los Rios Community College District. Founded in 1970, the college enjoys a highly diverse student body with 14,500 students, and over 600 members of the faculty, staff, and administration. Over sixty percent of these students come from historically underrepresented communities, with a substantial English Language Learner (ELL) population and first-generation college attendees.
If interested: Please contact Professor Amanda Paskey at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2012. Please attach CV or resume to an email outlining your specific qualifications for this position. We will contact applicants for an interview in mid-to-late May.