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Job #1405008

Instructional Associate (II) - Developmental Reading - Part-Time (50%)

Job #1405008
This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.

Internal - Open to current ACC Employees only

Position Information

Location Northridge
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Salary $1,371-$1,714/Monthly
FLSA Status Exempt
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.

Unless, otherwise provided by law, a criminal record does not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee, nor does it automatically deny a person's access to any of the College's online systems. Determinations of suitability will be made consistent with College policy, practices and all applicable laws and regulations.

Job Purpose

To work directly with Developmental Reading students and instructors to assist the learning process and aid in student success and retention.

Reports To

Reading Department Chair.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Works directly with developmental reading students using a variety of strategies, including individual, group, and computer-assisted learning activities.
  2. Researches resources for implementing innovative strategies and activities to serve the needs of developmental reading students.
  3. Plans and organizes learning strategies, activities, and aids to serve individual student needs.
  4. Works with Developmental Reading instructors in classrooms to facilitate group-learning activities.
  5. Demonstrates creativity and innovation in serving the needs of individual developmental reading students.
  6. Collaborates with the Reading Department Chair, advisors, and faculty to develop services which complement course offerings and support individual student needs.
  7. Provides feedback to faculty, as appropriate, regarding student performance or progress.
  8. Participates in on-going professional development directly related to serving developmental reading students.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  • Effective communication techniques adaptable to a variety of learning styles.
  • The unique needs of developmental reading students.
  • Subject matter and related and/or relevant topics and issues in developmental reading and working with developmental students.
  • Sensitive issues relating to a diverse student body and developmental students.


Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  • Effective planning, organizing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivating students and assisting student learning.
  • Effectively assessing student needs.
  • Adapting to the needs of individual developmental reading students.
  • Interacting with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Working cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Maintaining an established flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, including possible multiple campus locations that may vary by semester.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of student information.

Computer Skills


  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, and classroom and current reading learning technologies that support student learning at the community college level.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues.
  • Work is routinely performed in a classroom, learning lab or office setting.

Work Experience


  • Classified as adjunct faculty at ACC


  • Reading Adjunct Faculty member on the eligibility list to teach developmental reading courses.



  • Education appropriate to assist student learning of the subject matter.


  • Education appropriate to assist student learning of the subject matter.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Transcript Requirements

Applications are complete upon receipt of an official transcript. ACC only accepts transcripts that are mailed directly from educational institutions. Educational Institutions must mail transcripts to the Highland Business Center, Attn. E.M. Breedlove, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78752.
Transcript Policy

Foreign Transcripts
Applicants who have degrees earned from educational institutions located outside of the United States are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service prior to applying for Faculty and/or Adjunct Faculty positions. If the transcripts are in a foreign language, applicants also need to have their transcripts translated prior to applying for ACC job opportunities.
Foreign Transcript Policy

ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

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