Program and Classroom Aide for Ceramic Studio

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Classified Staff
Salary: $12.47 - $15.72
Division: Workforce Solutions
Department: Continuing Education

Schedule Information: M - F, part-time, hours vary

Hours per Week:  19-29

Benefits: Professional development, sick, vacation and holiday accruals, tuition waivers

Duties of Position:

Responsible for assisting and facilitating classroom teaching. The Aide contributes to efficient classroom coordination by supporting the instructor’s classroom experience , as well as, managing the day to day technical aspects of firing kilns, making sure adequate supplies are stocked and maintaining all equipment to be in working order.

Responsible for loading, firing and unloading electric and gas kilns

Responsible for helping to mixing clay and glazes

Supervise and train student aide(s)

Replace parts and repair equipment as needed

Help train students and monitor safety practices in the studio, especially with regard to clay and glaze materials

Collects and delivers supplies and teaching materials as necessary.

Helps instructor in maintaining a clean and organized work environment.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Equipment and Tools used:

Ceramic specific equipment including but not limited to kilns, clay mixer, pug mill, etc.

Must have basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

Education: High School graduate or equivalent.

Experience: Minimum 1 year experience in a classroom setting.  Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees, students, and instructors.  Good oral communication skills, ability to work under supervision, ability to provide accurate work on a timely basis, ability to perform required duties with initiative, good judgment, accuracy, persistence, integrity, dependability, tact and courtesy.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: November 13, 2018.

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

*Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check

*Employment sponsorship is not available

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