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Employment Opportunity

Position: Instructional Support Technician I              19 hours/week
Athletics Dept.                                                       12 months/year
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Closing Date:
 June 12, 2015, 5:00 pm, PST
Beginning Date:
August, 2015 (approximate)

Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum of two years of college from an acceptable accredited institution OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and one year of training in the field to which assigned OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in a related program or discipline
  • Be sensitive to and understand the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

General Description:

The Instructional Support Technician I reports to and is supervised by a Dean or Director.  The Instructional Support Technician I will take direction from a Dean, Director or Professor.  Performs a variety of instructional and clerical duties designed to assist the professor and student from routine, ancillary and preparatory work associated with an educational program or discipline.

Essential Functions:

  • Orders, receives, issues and maintains supplies, tools and equipment
  • Duplicates written materials
  • Prepares classroom or laboratory setups
  • Assembles demonstration materials
  • Assists students on projects
  • Performs clerical and record keeping functions
  • Repairs equipment
  • Keeps instructional areas clean and orderly
  • Trains and oversees student assistants
  • The emphasis on, and the scope of, the aforementioned duties will depend on the nature of the program or discipline to which the technician is assigned as well as on the nature of the facility in which the technician works.

Knowledge of:

  • Role of the professor in the educational process
  • Fundamentals, terminology, techniques, materials and equipment used in the instructional area to which assigned

Ability to:

  • Use, demonstrate and maintain the specialized materials, instruments, tools and equipment of the subject matter specialty
  • Speak, read and write English
  • Use basic arithmetic
  • Cooperate with others

How to Apply:   All applicants must provide the following items by the closing date in order to be considered for this recruitment.  Materials maybe emailed or faxed in order to meet the deadline, but all documents must be clear and legible.  Email to:, or Fax: 209-384-6103 or mail:  Cathy Harris, Office of Human Resources, Merced College, 3600 M Street, Merced, CA 95348-2898

1.  Obtain application from the Office of Human Resources or download from the Application Section below and complete the entire form.
2.  Letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position
3.  Resume
4. Legible unofficial college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) are acceptable at this point.  Transcripts must include the degree major and date the institution granted the degree.  Official copies are not required unless applicant is hired.  Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation.

It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are in the Human Resources Office on the filing deadline.  Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Application for Download

Classified Position Application [Word Doc 206k]
This application may be downloaded, saved to disk, and filled out using Microsoft Word 97 or higher. You may navigate the application blank by tabbing from field to field or pointing and clicking with the mouse. The blanks where information is to be filled in are non-printing characters. If there are additional pages in your application because of the information you included, that is OK.

All materials submitted in your application file become District property and will not be returned to you.

Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process.  Please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.

Interview Information: Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee.  Finalist interviews with district administrators may follow.  A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews.  Expenses for travel and accommodations will be the responsibility of the candidates.

Employee Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.

Condition of EmploymentThe selected candidate must be livescanned and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment.    The Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires verification of the right to work in the United States. Applicant must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. All classified employees, as a condition of employment, must become members of California School Employees Association or pay a representation fee in an equal amount to a charity agreeable to CSEA. All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer