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Instructional Support Technician II - SE Art (Part-time)
Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon
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Date Posted 11/25/2019
Admin-Tutors and Learning Resources
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Requisition ID



Humanities/Social Science


SEC-Southeast Campus

Employment Type

Classified-Part Time

Close Date

Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.

Position Summary

This is a part-time position funded at .5 FTE (Approximately 1040 hours per year).

Preferred Schedule (some flexibility with hours may be negotiated):
Monday from noon until 9pm
Tuesday or Thursday from 11am until 4
Wednesday 11am until 5pm.

The Instructional (ART) Support Technician will provide technical assistance for the instructional art studio classrooms (drawing, painting, and 2-dimensional design); oversee the studios to ensure student safety; and coordinate efforts with instructors. The lab technician is responsible for maintaining studio art facilities, tools, furniture, and equipment in the art studio classrooms. This involves organizing materials, equipment, and tools; cleaning and organizing supplies and facilities, and ordering supplies. The lab technician will supervise open studio hours, and enforce studio rules and safety practices integral to the studio art program. The lab technician also handles student art and hangs and takes down student artwork from display areas. This position involves working with instructors to ensure studio equipment items, such as easels and desks, are arranged and available for classes. The lab tech hangs signage and posters related to safety, as well as upcoming art events and opportunities within the art studio, as well as the opportunity to post events, and student artwork to art department social media.

See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/classified-jobs/ist-2/

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

- Studio art or relevant experience with painting materials and equipment;
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks;
- Organizational skills in order to maintain a cleanly studio conducive to teaching and creating art;
- Must be able to drag desks and easels weighing up to 50 pounds;
- Experience working as a studio or shop tech, studio assistant, or equivalent experience preferred;
- Knowledge of, or ability to learn about making minor repairs to easels, including the use of pliers, screwdrivers, and other hand tools. Ability to determine which parts to order for easel repair;
- Ability to respectfully work, communicate and establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse campus community; - Ability to take initiative and work independently with little direction;
- Understanding of safety protocols and risks inherent to painting and drawing studios;
- Ability to maintain student safety by enforcing studio safety practices and rules in a professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent and two years of post-secondary education in Art (experience performing the duties described above may substitute for the post-secondary education requirement on a year-for-year basis).

One year of experience supporting laboratory activities in Art is required;
Must have proven communications skills adequate to assist students in understanding the work they are to perform.

Position Grade


Starting Salary Expectations

The first two steps of the range are: $16.58 to $17.06 per hour. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

Position Grade Salary Range

$16.58 to $26.2 Hourly Wage



PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 6.67 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 11 Paid holidays

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit http://www.pcc.edu/hr.benefits

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Some learned physical skills are required. Physical effort such as frequent standing, walking and lifting; guiding and/or carrying of lightweight materials or equipment; occasional periods of sustained effort.

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