Job Openings

Welcome to the Westerly Education Center job opening postings. 

Information Technologist
Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner, Westerly Education Center
Part-time (19 hours per week)

To be responsible for performing a variety of complex technical support tasks within the area of specialization directly related to the operation and maintenance of mini computers, networks, and/or telecommunications systems, as well as other related systems; and to do related work as required. Works under the general supervision of a superior with latitude for the exercise of independent judgement; receives detailed instructions on some complex assignments; work is subject to review usually upon completion, for proper application of system management techniques.

Essential Duties

  • Implement, maintain and document operating system software and/or applications software as directed by management or project team leaders
  • Develop knowledge of multiple software packages as required
  • Provide technical help with multiple operating systems from Microsoft and Apple
  • Maintain user permissions in Microsoft Active Directory
  • Assist with VMware vSphere maintenance
  • Provide desktop support services for faculty and staff located at WEC
  • Ensure functionality of all WEC IT equipment including labs, video capture, AV classroom equipment, and access to web-based programs
  • Participate in projects to integrate new technologies including installing, configuring, and testing new hardware and software
  • Function independently or as a member of an information technology team
  • Respond to technical emergencies

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Must have technical knowledge of computer hardware and be proficient in one or more application packages
  • Must have experience installing and configuring application packages and using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to interpret and adhere to institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules, regulations, and standards

Required Qualifications
Graduation from a college of recognized standing with an associate’s degree or higher including or supplemented by successful completion of course work in computer science, information science or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with multiple operating systems from Microsoft and Apple
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Experience with VMware vSphere
  • Experience with VMware Horizon
  • Experience working in a higher education setting

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Tom Pearce, Manager of Operations & Facilities at tom.pearce@riopc.edu before 5:00 p.m. on June 25, 2021 

 

Westerly Education Center is happy to assist CCRI in the recruitment of applicants for open positions in Westerly for a site supervisor, maritime trades instructors and teacher assistants, as detailed below. For more information, go to https://jobs.ccri.edu/


Site Supervisor*

LOCATION: Westerly Education Center

REPORTS TO: Director of Industry Partnerships or designee

WORK SCHEDULE: up to 19 hours per week; evening position

SUPERVISES: Will assist in the supervision of clerical staff; instructors, trainers, consultants

JOB SUMMARY: Serve as site supervisor and assist the Director of Industry Partnerships or designee with the operation of the division’s programs and services administered by CCRI at the Westerly Education Center. This position is responsible for providing extraordinary customer service to students, instructors, faculty, staff, partners and visitors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervise and manage instructors assigned to teach classes at the Westerly Education Center.
• Maintain efficient and effective coordination and communication with all College staff and faculty resources.
• Complete hourly check-ins for all classes to ensure proper instruction and safety of programming.
• Assist with instructor and personnel issues as they arise.
• Provide assistance to all staff, instructors and teacher assistants as necessary.
• Coordinate training logistics including but not limited to, planning, organizing and facilitating training sessions, tracking attendance and completing any necessary follow-up with instructors and students.
• Coach and advise students when student issues arise.
• Ensure that all requirements for workforce programs are met, tracked and documented as needed.
• Consult and collaborate with the Director of Industry Partnerships or designee, to develop, update and/or revise orientation, education and development programs as directed to ensure that programs are accurate, comprehensive and up to date.
• Set up training workshops for CCRI instructors and teacher assistants who teach at the Westerly Education Center in order to familiarize them with classroom instruction, curriculum delivery, student learning styles, and more.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Proficiency in Microsoft personal computer products. Various office equipment including MFD, telephone, and calculator.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate’s degree preferred.
• Experience in classroom instruction and management preferred.
• Experience supervising adult students/workers in an educational/training setting preferred.
• Computer spreadsheet, database and word processing experience required.
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills essential.
• Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
• Must be able to work independently and apply good decision-making skills.
• Must be an energetic self-starter, comfortable working in a busy, diverse environment.
• Incumbent must be a poised, professional and energetic with a positive and confident demeanor.

*This position is third-party funded until June 30, 2022 and subject for possible renewal

To apply, contact Alyssa at amendard1@ccri.edu

 

MARITIME TRADES INSTRUCTOR
Temporary/Part-time

Duties and Responsibilities 

• Follow and provide classroom and hands-on instruction in a proprietary maritime trades’ curriculum.
• Oversee the instruction of organized work plans, equipment use and lab assignments.
• Provide one-to-one mentoring and teaching of students.
• Communicate class content utilizing a variety of teaching methods so that learning occurs, skills are developed, and students are motivated to learn and achieve their educational and employment objectives.
• Use technology to enhance instruction, communicate effectively with students and colleagues and complete program record keeping and reporting  requirements.
• Work creatively in all classes taught to discourage student withdrawal and maintain satisfactory retention.
• Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and adhere to CCRI’s policies and procedures for responding to student requests for accommodations.
• Keep detailed and organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation.
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
• Ensure all tools and tool bags are being properly maintained and checked-in/ checked out to avoid tool loss.
• Attend regular instructor training (minimum of 2 per year).
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Experience in a trade environment and/or an education shop environment.
• Highly proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, the internet for instruction and program purposes.
• Creativity and flexibility in the classroom is expected.
• Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques.
• Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
• Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
• Work collaboratively with students and colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience teaching in adult education settings.
• 5+ years’ experience in pipefitting, sheet metal or electrical trades.
• Relevant teaching and/or TA experience.
• Knowledge of successful strategies for classroom management.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning theory, life skills and college and career readiness curricula for adult populations.

 

MARITIME TRADES TEACHER ASSISTANT
Temporary/Part-time

Duties and Responsibilities 

• Assist in classroom and hands-on instruction in proprietary maritime trades’ curriculum.
• Keep work plans, equipment and lab assignments organized for the instructor.
• Provide one-to-one mentoring and teaching of students.
• Use technology to communicate effectively with students and colleagues and assist with program record keeping and reporting requirements.
• Work creatively in all classes taught to discourage student withdrawal and maintain satisfactory retention.
• Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and adhere to CCRI’s policies and procedures for responding to student requests for accommodations.
• Assist in keeping organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation.
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
• Inventory all tools and tool bags upon lab shift start and shift end to ensure tools are being properly maintained.
• Operate the tool crib and act as tool crib attendant when students need tools in the hands-on lab.
• Attend regular teacher assistant trainings (minimum of 2 per year).
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications 

• Experience in a trade environment and/or an education shop environment.
• Highly proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, the internet for instruction and    program purposes.
• Creativity and flexibility in the classroom is expected.
• Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques.
• Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
• Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
• Work collaboratively with students and colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working in adult education settings.
• 5+ years’ experience in pipefitting, sheet metal or electrical trades.
• Relevant teaching and/or TA experience.
• Knowledge of successful strategies for classroom management.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning theory, life skills and college and career readiness curricula for adult populations.

To apply for these positions, click on the job title and complete the online application. Attach a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please discuss your experiences in the trades and how that experience will assist you in being a maritime trades instructor or maritime trades teacher assistant. Please include information of three references within the application.

If you need assistance with the online application process, contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.