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Instructional Assistant - Chemistry - HOURLY

Brookdale Community College
United States, New Jersey, Lincroft
Jul 22, 2024
Position Details
Position Information

Job Title Instructional Assistant - Chemistry - HOURLY
Working Title Instructional Assistant - Chemistry
Applicant Posting Category Dropdown Professional Staff
Residency Requirement
Department Chemistry
Location Lincroft
Job Type Hourly
Job Category Hourly
Pay Rate $19.30/hour
Grade/Rank N5
Pay Basis Hourly
Position Summary
Exclusive to Chemistry Department, under the direction of the faculty, facilitates learning and related support to students.
Description of Duties

  • Prepare demonstration material for faculty instruction.
  • Tutor individual students and small groups of students in fundamental and advanced areas of knowledge and facilitate student study groups as time permits.
  • Assess students' lab work, lab tests, and performance in the laboratories to report to faculty, thereby contributing to the course grade.
  • Provide support, training, tutoring to students through one-on-one interaction, small group sessions, and presentations.
  • Set up, demonstrate, oversee faculty-designed experiments, simulations, or activities to support acquisition of learning outcomes.
  • Where applicable, maintain laboratory environment in a safe, clean and orderly condition in compliance with safety procedures and state and federal regulations.
  • Provide direct assistance in the use of equipment and materials.
  • Keep accurate student attendance records.
  • Provide input to faculty as requested regarding development and modification of curriculum and laboratory teaching materials.
  • Recommend the purchase of lab supplies, materials, equipment and software as needed.
  • Perform student services functions and other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in related field required; or in limited circumstances, the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Related work experience desirable.


  • Expertise in handling and treatment of harmful chemicals, substances and equipment specific to the lab they work in, as appropriate, required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students of varying ages, cultures, and knowledge base.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas, principles and concepts effectively in individual or small group settings.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills at an intermediate level including ability to utilize and apply Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as specialized software programs and computer applications essential to the learning process e.g. the College's Learning Management System and ERP (Colleague).
  • Knowledge of information research strategies.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships with staff and faculty.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to facilitate discussion and learning in individual, small group, and lab/instructional settings.
  • Fluency in a second language may be required.
  • Discipline specific skills test may be required.
  • Ability to travel to other sites as needed

Preferred Qualifications & Special Considerations
Knowledge of Monmouth County and its communities.
Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number S066P
Desired Start Date
Duration, If Temporary
Recommended Job Open Date 01/04/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Positions are available for both day and evening hours.
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