Instructional Assistant, Applied Engineering Technology
10/24/2021 11:59 PM Central
The Instructional Assistant will support the faculty instructors of Applied
Engineering Technology which includes the Associate's Degrees of Manufacturing
Engineering Technology and Safety Engineering Technology. Typical schedule
will be Monday through Friday, day time hours. Hours are subject to change as
workload and needs of our customers and work areas change. This position is
grant funded until September 30, 2022.
Duties & Responsibilities
General Responsibilities :
1. Program and Laboratory Support:
Work with program instructors to support the reviewing and updating of
program curriculum and the integration of new technologies and trends.
Develop materials including videos, spreadsheets, and manufacturing
lessons as requested by program instructors in Applied Engineering
Curricular and Laboratory support of the college initiatives for Lights
Out Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 in manufacturing.
Recommend lab procedural and safety discussions topics to the instructors
based on observed practices in the manufacturing field.
Monitor student attendance and progress.
Assist the instructors with the setting up of major lab activities and
creating virtual lessons.
Assist the program instructors with the procurement of materials and
supplies (including pickup and delivery).
Report repair requirements on all technology and lab equipment to
Maintain an inventory of instructional materials and equipment within the
Maintain inventories of supplies, tools, and parts for the program and
Assist instructors in identifying equipment and minor tool needs.
Participate in in-service training and industrial workshops pertaining to
the operation and applications of lab equipment.
Maintain proficiency in the Engineering field as needed to support the
Applied Engineering program.
2. Student Support:
Assist students with their use of technology, facilities, and equipment.
Proctor tests, quizzes and performance assessments administered in the
Assist with remediation of students.
Demonstrate proper equipment operation skills to students as needed, as
directed by the instructors.
Prepare instructional materials for student lab projects.
Assist the instructors in monitoring students on operational safety.
3. Other Duties:
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the instructor of similar
scope to Laboratory and Student Support functions and requiring compatible
This listing is not inclusive of all duties and responsibilities, which may be
assigned, but are only listed as typical.
Associate's Degree in a technical area related to Applied Engineering
Technology which should include manufacturing, safety, and/ or quality.
Five (5) years work experience in the manufacturing industry.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing industry
including familiarity with Industry 4.0 and automation.
Good computer and office skills, and ability to utilize and assist with
course specific software, and to maintain written and electronic inventory
records and documents.
Experience working with others in a professional, respectful, and
courteous manner, and the ability to work with individuals of various
backgrounds, ages, and capabilities in an educational setting.
Valid Wisconsin drivers' license.
Bachelor's degree in related field.
OSHA lift-truck certification.
6 to 8 hours: Working indoors
4 to 5 hours: Grasping, performing repetitive movements, reaching and standing
1 to 3 hours: Balancing, bending, climbing, crawling, driving, kneeling,
pulling, pushing, sitting, twisting and walking
Less than 1 hour: Working at heights, working at temperature extremes and
Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 15 or more repetition (s) per hour
10 to 20 pounds: 10-15 repetition (s) per hour
20- 50 pounds: 1-10 repetition (s) per hour
50-100 pounds: Less than 1 repetition per hour
More than 100 pounds with help: Less than 1 repetition per hour
Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer
screens, maintain driver's license and differentiate between colors.
Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone
conversation, and PA systems.
Required Employee Program Safety Training:
Bloodborne Pathogen, Chemical Hygiene, Emergency Action Plan, Emergency Eye
Wash, Emergency Procedures, Ergonomics, (Office/Workplace),
Flammable/Chemical Storage, Hazard Communication, Hazardous Waste, Hearing
Conservation, Lockout Tagout, Overhead Crane Safety, Personal Protective
Equipment, Slips, Trips & Falls, Vehicle Safety
Optional Employee Program Safety Training:
Electrical Safety, Fire Extinguishers
Our Comprehensive benefit package includes the following:
Health and Dental Insurance
Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Wisconsin Retirement System
403(b) Pre-Tax Retirement Savings
457 Deferred Compensation Plan (Pre-tax & Roth Option)
Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
TransAmerica-Accident, Critical Illness (voluntary)
Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
Do you possess a valid WI driver's license and believe you can meet our
insurance carrier's requirements?
Describe any direct interaction you have in working with students.
Explain any post-secondary education you have related to this position.
Northcentral Technical College
1000 W. Campus Dr
Wausau, Wisconsin, 54401
https:// www. ntc.edu