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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Educational Asst
Position Classification Code: R4047
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 03
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision responsible paraprofessional work an education program. Performs duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher or another professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.
Standard Duties:
Plans, organizes, schedules and conducts classes for youth and/or adults. May supervise indoor and outdoor activities of children; assist in feeding children; assists in planning and scheduling programs; may make referral reports; may organize and participate in various activities related to the educational program; attends staff meetings, in-service training sessions and other work related functions as necessary; May direct children in eating, resting and toileting; may be responsible for the care of infants; assists in keeping areas tidy; maintains discipline and guidance; may assist in keeping accounting and other records; assists with teacher/parent conferences; may administer pre and post assessments; may deal with student/parent concerns; may record behavior; may monitor records; performs related work as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of techniques and procedures required in teaching techniques and skills.
Communication and basic teaching skills
Ability to establish and maintain a congenial working relationship with children, associates and the public; follow oral and written instructions; establish effective relationships as a teacher; work in a self-contained or team teaching situation; supervise subordinates; deal with children one-on-one and in groups.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Associate's degree in a related field
   Experience- None
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License- DonaAna Headstart Qualifications: Associate's degree in Child Development or closely related field, or Certification (CDC or CDA) plus 2 years of directly related experience.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-