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Instructional Technology Instructor
Category: Workforce Development/Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Department: Workforce Development
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Dec 4, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: PT No Benefits
Position ID: 170524

About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.

Job Description:

The Instructional Technology Instructor will orient students to technology tools used in the job of Para Educator in the local public schools. Paraprofessional Educators work with teachers and other school staff to provide instructional assistance, classroom support, and implement effective classroom strategies to meet the needs of all students.

The instructional focus will include modules with Digital Literacy using both the Microsoft Office and Google suites along with training to prepare students to work with technology commonly used in the classroom environment. The instructor will provide face-to-face instruction using web based learning tools and instructor led projects. Instructors will follow the course syllabus (pacing guide) and unit plans using the Google Classroom and other Learning Management Systems.


  • Provide high quality instruction related to basic to intermediate computer skill development while utilizing diverse technology platforms. Instruction will vary from introductory to intermediate level topics including basic computer skills, email, Windows, Microsoft Word, Google Suite, Internet and other software needs such as working safely online and utilizing various LMS tools.
  • Works closely with the Education and Career Advisor to guide learners in understanding career goals and developing additional work readiness skills in relation to that goal. This includes providing information about careers, career pathways, area employment opportunities, contextualized instruction, and supporting students with developing resumes and cover letters. Assist with understanding educational programs, job training, or employment opportunities related to the Paraprofessional career path.
  • Works closely with program staff to create a collaborative learning environment while utilizing a variety of instructional methods, techniques and on campus/online resources.
  • Using unit plans and lesson plans prepares Google Classroom, instructional videos, models, labs, class websites, links, challenges, projects for face-to-face instruction demonstrating a proficiency of best practices for adult learners.
  • Collaborates with program staff to develop and maintain student assessment schedules in order to meet program goals and fulfill funding requirements.
  • Assesses students in all subject areas using summative and formative assessments, Workkeys and Digital Literacy and Workplace Readiness based on instructional needs.
  • Participates in program planning, curriculum development, and program continuous improvement activities and requirements.
  • Attends meetings, participates in programs, projects and other duties as needed.


  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, and with current and prospective students and staff of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
  • At least 3 years of experience with providing instruction and/or training in a professional environment.
  • Bachelor's degree is required, in Education, Technology, or related areas of study.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication in English, using multimedia and other technology.
  • Ability to work with second language learners and translate technical and Workkeys terms/processes into lay terms.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent technology skills; proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Docs, Slides, Sheets and other technology that supports student instruction e.g., multimedia, videos, and communication tools.
  • Commitment to learner-centered, life-long learning; professional development.
  • Belief that students can learn and willingness to meet the needs of the students.
  • Ability to teach with proficiency in person and/or online.
  • Positive attitude, patience, flexible and demonstrates the ability to explain concepts to all learners.


  • Experience working with a diverse population.
  • Experience with providing instruction and/or training in a professional environment.
  • Experience with training using the Workkeys System.
  • Past experience as a paraprofessional.
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish.
  • Strong leadership skills.


Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

Salary: $50 per hour
Benefits: No. Non-Union position
Work Schedule: Current class schedule is 10 week sessions (Monday through Thursday, evenings typically between 5:30 and 9:00 PM) in line with the Workforce Development academic calendar, available funding, and need of the department. Individual schedule to be determined with the supervisor including evening meetings from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at least once a month on campus.
Grant Funded: No
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.


Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.

Application Instructions:

All available positions are located at: which applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references.

**Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.


STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.


Springfield Technical Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Kathryn C. Senie, Ed.D, J.D. at 413.755.5642 or via email at, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Springfield Technical Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.


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