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16 Mar 2023

Temporary Temporary Instructional Support Technician I – Auto Repair

Lake Washington Institute of Technology – Posted by LWTechHR Kirkland, Washington, United States

Job Description

Temporary Instructional Support Technician I – Auto Repair

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Salary: $19.14 Hourly

Job Type: Part-Time Temporary

Job Number: 23C012

Location: Kirkland, WA

Department: Instruction

Closing: Continuous


Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), located 15 miles northeast of Seattle, is the only public institute of technology in Washington state and has provided high quality education since 1949. We offer . LWTech offers 10 applied bachelor’s degrees, more than 40 associate degrees, and 80 professional certificates , including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. LWTech is located within the city of Kirkland, which is home to companies such as GoDaddy, Google, Astronics and EvergreenHealth, and the college is within minutes from Microsoft and Nintendo. LWTech was recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 two-year colleges in the nation in 2018 and is proud to be a Military Friendly School. LWTech is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its staff and faculty. We serve a of 6,500 that come from a variety of backgrounds. We strongly value diversity and are working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for all students. We are actively seeking applicants that will help to balance our employee workforce to align with our students and community. Questions regarding the College’s commitment to diversity and our campus culture may be directed to more about our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Council,

This is a temporary position that works directly with the auto repair instructor to provide general support to the program. Also acts as a support to other programs within the school of transportation, as needed. This position typically works only on the days class is in session, and reports directly to the course instructor.


• Maintains and repairs shop equipment

• Handles the ordering of equipment, tools, auto parts, & supplies and maintains the purchasing records of each

• Estimates customer vehicle repairs

• Helps keep the shop clean, well-stocked, and organized

• Picks up donations of parts and paint products

• Assists in coordinating marketing events

• Assists the instructor with computer editing and maintenance of program web site, curriculum, and budget spreadsheets

• Attends and acts as the recorder for advisory committee meetings

• Coordinates vehicle donations, maintains current training vehicle records, and helps coordinate the destruction of old training vehicles

• Monitors students and demonstrates by example, correct safety, sanitation and/or hazardous waste disposal practices, as appropriate to the particular shop environment

• Updates Safety Data Sheet (SDS) binder, as needed

• Other duties as assigned


• High school diploma or GED with two years minimum experience in a related field or attended the occupational program.

• Proficient in understanding, interpreting, and explaining the vocabulary/nomenclature specific to the auto body industry and in performing the specific occupational skills taught in the curriculum;

• Ability to work independently and with staff, students, customers, and vendors as an effective team member;

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with students & customers from diverse cultural backgrounds, ages, and ability levels;

• Possess a current First Aid/CPR card or willingness to obtain same within 30 days of employment;

• Washington State Driver’s license; ability to drive with a trailer, forklift license a plus

• Willingness to learn new skills in technical areas, pedagogy, and in IT tools and applications as required by program evolution;

• We encourage applicants who are multilingual; and those who bring diversity to our workforce

• Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Compensation & Work ScheduleThis is a temporary position. As defined by the current classified bargained agreement, newly hired employees shall be placed at Salary Level 70 Sub/On-Call Only $19.14 of the salary schedule in Appendix A of the Classified Union Bargaining Agreement. (Per current bargained agreement, Instructional Support Technicians are scheduled to work when classes are in session. As a result, actual salary may fluctuate depending on number of days worked). Salary placement for current classified employees is per the classified bargained agreement. This position works 40 hours per week. Working hours may vary but are typically between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday; schedule to be determined by the supervisor. This is a union-covered position, which requires the payment of membership dues/representation fees. The Classified Bargained Agreement and Appendix can be found Required Online Application Materials

• Online application

• Current resume

• Cover letter

• Contact information for three(3) professional references

• Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

Conditions of Employment

• Official transcripts/certifications will be required upon employment

• Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment

• Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background/reference checks

Physical RequirementsAbility to perform range of physical motions; lifting and carrying; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; and traversing up and down stairs.Disability AccommodationLWTech follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:

• Ability to operate office equipment

• Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials

• Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person

Eligibility VerificationIf you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to workEEO StatementLake Washington Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in is programs and activities. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Meena Park, Vice President of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Office/Title IX Coordinator, (425) 739-8212.Jeanne Clery StatementNotice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College’s commitment to safety and security on campus, Lake Washington Institute of Technology(LWTech) reports the mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. LWTech’s Annual Safety Report (ASR) is available online at obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the LWTech Safety Department located in the East Building at 11605 132nd Avenue NE Kirkland, WA 98034.


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