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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3698329
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 13, 2021

Job Description


Job Description

Instructional Technology Lab Educational Assistant


Job Summary

Assist students and teachers in the computer lab and classrooms with hardware and software problems. 


Reports To:    Building Principal/Technology Director



  1. Current Level III license or eligible for Level III Educational Assistant License
  2. Minimum: High school diploma (AA or higher preferred)
  3. Familiarity with Macintosh computers (OS 9/ OS X) is essential. Knowledge of networking and server-based applications and services is highly valued.
  4. Some knowledge of Windows (98, 2000, XP) is also required.
  5. The ideal candidate for this position has a positive attitude and can work well and patiently with a wide variety of people who have all levels of technology proficiency.
  6. Capable of identifying and addressing problems independently, with minimal supervision, while keeping supervisor properly and fully informed of all relevant issues.
  7. Willing to collaborate and request assistance as needed from colleagues from the Office of Technology and others.

Desired Qualifications

  1. Knowledge of Data-Driven Instructional Practices and Professional Learning Communities
  2. Knowledge of Power Teacher and Power School
  3. Knowledge of School Messanger


Essential Functions

  1. Maintain assigned Computer Lab
  2. Assist students and teachers in the computer lab and classrooms with hardware and software problems.
  3. Assist students and teachers with logging on the network; help teachers use e-mail and assist with various software applications as needed.
  4. Respond to requests for hardware and software repair or assistant.
  5. Diagnose equipment to determine the source of the problem and initiate in-house repairs or warranty work.
  6. Perform scheduled and routine maintenance of computer equipment. 
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises the following positions:  None.



Due to the sensitive nature of this position, the highest degree of confidentiality is required.


Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to eligible individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/Or Experience

Please see Qualifications.


Communication and Language Skills

  • Ability to read and analyze and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to assist with the preparation of reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, peers, and the community.


Other Skills And Abilities 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, peers, and the community.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely. 
  • Ability to use computers and other technology to accomplish job responsibilities. 
  • Ability to perform tasks quickly and efficiently and follow verbal directions. 
  • Ability to work around congested areas. 
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule around job responsibilities.


Analytical and Reasoning Ability  

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret various technical instructions in written, verbal, or diagram form and deal with abstract variables.



  • Ability to teach others, work with people, and influence people in their opinions, attitudes, and judgments. 
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties. 
  • Ability to work with people who express conflicting opinions. 
  • Ability to solve problems, make sound judgments, and reach conclusions. 
  • Ability to express personal feelings professionally and perform effectively under stress.


Physical Attributes

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk or hear and use hands to finger, handle, type or feel. In addition, the employee may occasionally sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee must possess and maintain a current driver’s.  The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff. 


Certificates, Licenses

Must possess or be eligible to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license.

Must possess a New Mexico Educational Assistant License – Level 3


Terms of Employment

Appropriate placement on the Instructional Assistants pays to schedule and the Aztec School District Calendar.



Performance of duties will be evaluated at least annually per Aztec School Board Policy.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this job classification.


Physical Rating Level

This position will require the employee to function at a “Medium” physical capacity as defined by Worker’s Compensation Statutes.  “Medium” physical capacity indicates the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally or up to 25 pounds frequently. 


Physical Requirement Details


Work Actions

Finger Dexterity
















Repetitive Motions


Right: F

Left: F

Both: F


Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Grasping: Hand

Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Fine Manipulation: Hand

Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Use of Head and Neck













Work Positions


























Unprotected Heights




Driving Automotive Equipment




Around Machinery




Temperature Extremes




Noise and Vibration








Dust, Fumes, Odors, Chemicals




Balance and Coordination





Definitions:     R = Rarely = 1% to 9% of a 7.5 hour day

                        O = Occasionally = 10% to 33% of a 7.5 hour day

                        F = Frequently = 34% to 66% of a 7.5 hour day

                        C = Continuously = 67% to 100% of a 7.5 hour day

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Educational Technology
    Student Services > Educational Technology
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • HR Administration
    • 1118 W Aztec Blvd.
    • Aztec, New Mexico 87410

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