Job Details

Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Position Number: 5256450
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • Position Type: Secretary and Administrative Assistants

Educational Assistant Program Support, Employ Milwaukee Grant

Salary: $19.96 - $24.96 Hourly
Job Type: Specially - Funded (Part-Time)
Job Number: 2024-04821
Location: Multi-Campus, WI
Division: Healthcare Pathway


Under the supervision of the Dean, provides individualized or group related learning support to students who fall in a program under the Learn Pillar. Assists in the Learning process by providing professional services for the specific courses the Educational Assistant is assigned. Work is generally diversified based on individual needs of the instructor and student. Judgment and analysis are required in making decisions within established procedures.

One (1) part-time vacancy working up to 19 hours per week, hours vary based on departmental needs. This is a 43 week academic year position which typically runs from mid-August through mid-May.

Note: This position is specially funded long-term through the Employ Milwaukee-DOL Grant. Funding is contingent upon the terms of the grant and this position is currently funded through 5/31/2028. The purpose of the grant is to provide academic support to students recruited by Employ Milwaukee in the Nursing programs.

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse technical college, offering 170+ high-quality programs that connect students to a career in as little as one to two years. The college also offers a less expensive path to a four-year degree. MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow. MATC's diverse team members - 42% of whom are employees of color--work with a purpose to serve the students who make us one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest. Together, we are meeting the needs of the community we shared and committed to eliminating equity gaps in higher education for both students and employees. We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team who shares the same passion in serving this purpose. Learn more about MATC at

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for the maintenance of the spaces assigned; establishes and enforces regulations related to the equipment used; manages inventory of supplies and equipment; creates purchase orders for needed equipment and supplies while working with Faculty and Dean to identify needed inventory and supplies
  • Supports specific departments in providing smooth delivery of semester startup packets and instructional materials to improve service and efficiency for Nursing students and faculty.
  • Works closely with student services to understand possible learning needs and helps create adaptive materials in conjunction with the instructor
  • Provides alternative support for specific academic skills, consistent with classroom instruction and in conjunction with Faculty instruction if needed
  • Encourages learning and study skill behaviors that help Nursing students to accomplish their academic goals
  • Assists with makeup testing and proctoring services for MATC Nursing students
  • Updates inventory and other data; prepares relevant reports
  • Acts as a liaison between Nursing students and faculty.
  • Schedule and attend meetings with other educational assistants and lead faculty.
  • Provides support for specialized software as related to the center's specialty.
  • Participates in related in-service training, workshops, divisional meetings, and other educational activities as required.
  • Maintains confidentiality (consistent with Federal and State privacy laws) with regards to student records.
  • Performs assorted organizational tasks (photocopying and record keeping, preparing answer keys and using scantron software, inspecting and cleaning, when necessary, equipment and mannequins in nursing labs and simulation).


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Required Education: Associate's degree required; in comparable field preferred.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in related field.

Required Experience: Two (2) years of comparable experience.
Preferred Experience: Three (3) or more years of comparable experience.

Required License/Certification: None

*Basic knowledge of nursing fundamentals, pharmacology and skills is highly preferred.

  • Cultivates innovation
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Ensures accountability
  • Collaborates
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Communicates effectively
  • Instills trust
  • Customer focus
  • Action oriented
  • Values differences
  • Self-development
  • Compassion

  • Ability to utilize Google Workspace (Meet, Gmail, Drive, Documents, Slides and Sheets).
  • Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Word to create inventory and other various reports.
  • Be familiar with online learning platforms such as BlackBoard.
    Familiarity with the instructional process and use of instructional media.
    Skilled in operating and maintaining specialized equipment and software.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to understand and support the student-teacher relationship.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, teachers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and contractors.
  • Ability to order needed supplies while understanding budget constraints.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs., carry, and push up to 20 lbs. and ability pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb stairs and a ladder and maintain balance.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, hear and speak.
  • Sitting/Standing/Walking: 50% of time spent sitting, 25% of time standing, and 25% of time walking.

Supplemental Information

Start Date:
This position is available to start immediately and will support the Learn Pillar -Healthcare Pathway and are available starting now. This is a 43 week (academic year only i.e. mid-August - mid-May) ONLY position. This position is currently funded through through 5/31/2028.

Up to 19 hours weekly,
Flexible hour to meet the needs of the Nursing department and students
Primarily based out of the Milwaukee Downtown campus location

Hourly Rate:
Salary is listed to the midpoint of the salary range and is based on the 2023/2024 rates and are determined by years of experience credit and internal salary equity.

Application Materials:
Along with your completed application please upload a resume. This position requires a degree and your education will be formally verified prior to offer.


Selected qualified candidates will be invited to virtually interview for this position on a date to be determined. Candidates who are selected after the first interview will be invited to a second round interview.

Application Requirements:
Candidates (both internal and external) must complete the employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Typing "See Resume" in lieu of application completion will not be acceptable.

Excellence through diversity. MATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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