VIL Instructor Assistant - Verizon Grant (Hourly)

Job Description

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

VIL Instructor Assistant - Verizon Grant (Hourly)

Job Description Summary:

Provides very complex clerical and administrative support to a departmental office or program.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Provides classroom support for the lead instructor.
2. Prepare classroom equipment and instructional materials for lessons.
3. Utilizes best practices in regard to classroom management in order to foster student
persistence and success.
4. Collaborates closely with program personnel to maximize academic benefits for each
5. Help lead instructors maintain up-to-date records of student progress, attendance, and
6. Attends program meetings and training as assigned.
7. Assists with additional program duties as assigned.

Must possess the required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without
reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of various effective teaching techniques.

  • Effective classroom management and individual communication methods.

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable
accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Maintaining an established work schedule.

  • Maintaining confidentiality of students and other work-related information.

  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact, patience, diplomacy, sensitivity, and flexibility as it relates to working with students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and learning styles.

  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and

  • follow-through.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, including students, instructors, tutors, and staff.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of current education and instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of the subject area.

Technology Skills

  • Demonstrate proficiency using computer applications, online resources, and other technologies for the classroom.

  • Demonstrate proficiency using an online learning management system such as Canvas to develop and build course content and perform administrative duties.

Required Work Experience

  • 1-year related work experience

Preferred Work Experience

  • Recent formal and informal classroom experience, coursework, or other activity with students at the specified grade levels.

  • Knowledge of current instructional strategies appropriate for students at the specified grade levels.

  • Has a desire to learn more about STEM.

  • Experience delivering lessons, leading discussions and/or laboratory experiments.

Required Education

  • Experience as appropriate working with the level of students being taught OR

  • Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s Degree in education or related field

Special Requirements
Licenses/Certifications; Other

  • ACC non-exempt (classified) employees are not eligible for employment consideration.

Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid Texas State Board for Educator Certification credential. College-level teaching experience can substitute for the teaching certificate.

  • Familiarity with Immersive Media, Digital Product Innovations, Smart Solutions, and Artificial Intelligence + Robotics.

  • Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for travel within the ACC service area.

Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed in a classroom environment on campus in an academic setting.

  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.

  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 20 pounds.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Pay Rate


Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

April 4, 2023

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

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