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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number:06001460
Position Title:Ceramics Lab Assistant (Part Time, Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
Posting Date:12/11/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes):Open for Academic Year
Length of Position:Temporary, as Needed Basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type:Temporary PT Hourly
FTE:< .50 FTE
Salary Level:Irregular Wage Salary Schedule
Starting Minimum Pay:$10.75/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Starting Maximum Pay:$10.75/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Hours per Week:Less Than 20 hours per week
Work Schedule:Work Schedule may Vary
Days of the Week:Days of the Week may Vary
Job Summary/Purpose:

Assist Ceramic Shop Supervisor in facilitating student work through the ceramic process.

Terms of Employment:

• This is a part-time (<.50 FTE) Temporary Hourly/Non-Benefited position
• Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district when needed.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. Manage and execute basic ceramic shop operations which includes –
a) loading and firing electric and gas kilns,
b) mixing shop glazes and colored slips,
c) recycle scrap clay,
d) maintain kiln shelves and furniture
e) monitor open lab times
2. Coordinate and train Federal Work Study students in loading/unloading electric kilns, glaze and slip mixing and maintenance, clay recycling, shop clean up and monitoring open lab times.
3. Responsible for cleanup of ceramic shop and student lockers at end of each term in preparation for the following term.
4. Other duties as assigned; example; assist with Student Ceramic Sale, set up ceramic displays in other areas of campus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Prefer some knowledge of ceramics processes.
2. Flexible scheduling is desired to accommodate unpredictable needs of the shop and student output. Often requires weekends and evening shifts, particularly towards the end of the term.
3. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.
4. Knowledge of standard office equipment and phones.
5. Ability to work cooperatively and sensitively with constituents from diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Working hours are regular, per the established work schedule. Work is physical. Requires ability to lift 50 pounds and possibly the use of power hand tools. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School diploma or GED
2. Computer literacy: experience with email, Internet, word processing, and spreadsheets (preferably experience with MS Office Suite products).
3. Experience with the Internet and internal E-Mail system (prefer knowledge of Outlook).
4. Accurate arithmetic, grammar, spelling, editing and proofreading skills.

The college recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Special Qualifications:

1. Customer Service experience.
2. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


NOTE: You may be required to upload required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required?Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledYes

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