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Language Lab Tech

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Classified Staff
Salary: $17.89 - $22.74
Pay Grade: CS Hourly PT - 19 to 29 hrs
Division: Provost
Department: Liberal Arts

Schedule Information: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am to 4pm

Hours per Week: 26

Benefits: Prorated Sick & Vacation; Holiday Pay; and 2 Harper Tuition Waivers per semester

Work Conditions: Primarily indoor and sedentary in nature

Duties of Position: Maintains the operation of the Language Lab and serves as the principal aide in the American Sign Language (ASL) Lab. Assists with reference materials collection. Provides support to instructors and students using the labs.

Responsible for completion of routine activity in the Language and ASL Labs and providing a welcoming environment for ESL/ World Language students.
 
Assists students with the selection of materials most suited to their individual needs and shelves returned and processed resource materials.
 
Provides lab equipment usage instruction and directions for the lab lessons to the students as necessary.
 
Assists with scheduling of faculty lesson plans, preparation for class visits and printing weekly schedule. 
 
Assists faculty with Sony SANS Virtuoso and other classroom lab applications.
 
Responsible for day-to-day record keeping of student attendance. Runs Lab Hours reports as needed.
 
Assists Language Lab Coordinator in maintaining digitized audio, video, and text files on the lab server as well as processing and archiving of digital class lesson plans and student lab assignments. 
 
Assists Language Lab Coordinator with orientations for students new to the Language Lab.
 
Keeps inventory of ASL materials and resources for students and faculty.
 
Responsible for the materials and tutoring databases. Runs reports as needed including a weekly tutoring report.
 
Aids with ESL testing and registration in the Language Lab.
 
Develops and maintains an inventory of software installed on the lab workstations or network.
 
Assists with preparation of iPad cart for faulty use, scheduling & printing weekly schedule.
 
Responsible for maintenance of intensive reading boxes, quiz binders, and class sets.
 
Assists the Language Lab Coordinator with monitoring and maintaining lab computers as necessary.
 
Advises the Language Lab Coordinator in writing of any problems with the language lab (e.g. materials, equipment) in a timely manner.
 
Notifies the Language Lab Coordinator of equipment issues that require the services of an outside vendor.
 
Communicates with the necessary Harper departments for repair of lab equipment and software as appropriate.
 
Regularly maintains and updates department social media channels under the direction of the Language Lab Coordinator.
 
Inputs worksheets on computer as necessary for replacement of older lessons including fill in field documents.
 
Creates answer keys for worksheets from teacher manuals or by completing the lesson and determining the correct answers with assistance from the Language Lab Coordinator.
 
Enrolls students in Language Lab and related Blackboard sites.
 
Assists in the orientation and training of new Language Lab support staff.
 
Performs related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent. Associate degree preferred.

Experience Requirements: Proficiency in current computer applications, including the internet required. Experience with language learning software or CALL environment preferred. Experience working with non-native speakers and/or experience with ASL preferred. Ability to work with students of limited English proficiency required. Native or native-like English required.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: September 13, 2022.

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

* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 6/23/22