Computer Tech A+ Instructor
Description

This is an exempt position that will report to the training manager. Responsible for providing career training instruction to students in accordance with approved curricula. Provides students with basic direction, in compliance with government and management directives. 


Administration Procedures

Provide students with career training instruction, direction, and assistance in designated areas of instruction; maintain a safe and clean environment.

  • Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, training, personal problems, or study habits; coordinate with counselors and other staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student training.
  • Develop and prepare lessons; recommend curricula changes and supplemental materials.
  • Maintain an organized, clean training environment (behavior and surroundings) conducive to learning.
  • Participate in student assessment panels; prepare required documentation and evaluations.
  • Administer and correct tests; maintain progress and attendance reports including required CIS updates. Ensure training achievement records (TARs) are up to date-and accurate at all times.
  • Control use of equipment and supplies; make minor repairs; recommend purchases.
  • Participate in providing hands-on activities for students as part of career exploration; provide feedback to the career preparation staff.
  • Assist in developing community linkages and volunteers for the career training programs department.
  • Develop work sites in designated areas; assist in monitoring work sites and students assigned to work-based learning (WBL).
  • Assist students with job search and job placement prior to separation; participate in placement follow-up activities for graduates.
  • Audit weekly OMS reports and report discrepancies to the manager, career training, or designee.
  • Utilize workplace language and behavior expectations in the shop and classroom; on a routine basis, inquire if individual students need assistance.
  • As applicable, assist in the planning and implementation of career technical skills training (CTST) projects; provide supervision of students assigned to CTST projects or other center career training projects.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.· Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  •  Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  •  Demonstrates and abides by Bizzell’s core values and operating principles.
  •  Models, mentors, and monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  •  Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Participation in PRH-mandated staff training is mandatory. 
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Competencies

Key Competencies


Performance Standards/Results

Effective Communication


· Presents information clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation.

· Very high standard of communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of facts and ideas.

· Shows professional non-verbal body language and actively listens to others.

Organization of Work


· Action-oriented. Demonstrates the ability to handle several projects simultaneously with decision-making, flexibility, and problem-solving.

· Implements the key principles of time management, task allocation, and priority assignment in addition to personal organization.

· Shows attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency.

· Continually seek ways to improve employment service provided via the development of professional skills and personal growth.

Professionalism


· Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills when interacting with others. Abides by Bizzell ’s Healthy Workplace Environment policy.

· Acts as a team player and builds professional relationships with coworkers to achieve goals.

Leadership & Management


· Ability to exceptionally manage and lead students from diverse backgrounds.

· Committed to investing in and developing students and positioning them to succeed.

· Mission-oriented and possesses a strategic vision.

· Motivates students and provides coaching and/or feedback when needed.



Requirements

Qualifications

  1. Teaching certificate with a Computer Maintenance Technician endorsement, or five (5) years’ experience with a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ certification. 
  2.  Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency required.
  3. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  4. High level of communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
  5. High level of ability to motivate, inspire, and train students effectively.

Experience

Minimum of one to two years related experience in education.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, and arms, talk, and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; taste, and smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud.