Technical Assistant, Engineering Technologies

Job Closed: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020

About Monroe Community College:

Monroe Community College is a unit of the State University of New York (SUNY) and is one of only nineteen community colleges across North America selected for board membership in the League for Innovation in the Community College. Founded in 1961, MCC prides itself on providing an affordable, quality education for more than 12,000 students in the Rochester area. MCC is a large institution offering over 100 programs across two main campuses, two specialized centers, and various community sites.

MCC embraces inclusion and diversity, offering activities and programs to enhance the personal and professional development of faculty, staff, and students. The College welcomes candidates who are committed to MCC's mission of access and academic excellence and a desire to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.

Job Description:

To provide proactive, timely, polite and trustworthy technical assistance to Engineering Technologies (ENT) staff as required to set-up and maintain offices, classrooms, labs and program equipment in good working order. The position serves approximately 290 full- and part-time students, 5 full-time faculty, and 18-20 adjunct faculty.

Primary Functions:

-Supports ENT programs: Applied Integrated Technology, Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Technology and Optical Systems Technology and the classrooms and the 14 labs used to conduct the programs
-Contributes to development of the ENT equipment budget
-Identifies and locates equipment, parts and materials for purchasing by the department
-Organizes and maintains ENT inventories, including hazardous materials
-Installs, maintains, and repairs classroom and program equipment, and trains faculty on use of equipment including mechatronic and robotic equipment, electronic equipment, concrete testing equipment, metrology equipment, 3D printing equipment, and precision optical and Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) equipment
-Sets up labs for classes before each semester and during each semester as requested by faculty; assists with lab experiment development as required

Secondary Functions:

-Performs additional duties as assigned by the department chair

MCC Expectations:

Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications:

-Earned A.A.S. degree in an Engineering Technology Field (e.g., Construction, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics) from a regionally accredited higher education institution
-Experience sourcing, pricing, installing, and repairing electrical, mechanical and construction lab devices and tools, and classroom equipment and fixtures
-Proficient in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel) and use of institutional networks
-Strong organization skills - able to maintain orderly print and electronic files and physical inventories
-Well-developed problem solving and troubleshooting skills as required for installation and maintenance of department technology
-Excellent interpersonal skills - able to partner and work effectively with ENT and MCC personnel, including the shared ENT/Information and Computer Technologies (ICT) Technical Assistant, to identify problems and solutions and accomplish tasks; and, able to hire, schedule and supervise student aides
-Self-starter, able to plan, schedule, and perform work independently after consulting with the Department Chair and the shared ENT/ICT Technical Assistant on scope and timing of deliverables

Preferred Qualifications:

-Strong electrical equipment troubleshooting and repair skills
-Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) equipment repair skills
-Construction lab equipment repair skills
-Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) skills
-Classroom technology repair skills

Additional Information:
Position Closes: July 9th, 2020

Non-Discrimination -

Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Report -

Application Instructions:
Applicants interested in applying for this position must apply online and create an account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. Returning applicants may login to their Monroe Community College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

The following documents MUST be submitted to be considered for this position:

1. Resume/CV
2. Letter of Interest
3. Personal Philosophy of Teaching
4. Unofficial Transcripts*

*Foreign degrees must submit a completed credential evaluation comparing your foreign academic accomplishments to standards in the U.S.

*Official transcripts will be required upon employment

After submitting your Resume/CV, (Step 4) the subsequent pages enable you to upload additional documents (i.e., cover letter etc.).