ANNUAL SALARY: $36,730
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Science Lab Specialist assists faculty with the preparation and set up of lab experiments. In order to do so, he/she must supervise and train student workers, maintain supply and equipment inventory, assist with ordering of chemicals and other supplies for the labs, and assist with the storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals and materials. This position receives general direction from the Division Chair of Math and Sciences and exercises no supervision.
NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biology from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Some work experience in a lab environment, including graduate work.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree with either (1) major in Chemistry and minor in Biology, or (2) major in Biology and minor in Chemistry.
Experience: Experience as a lab technician or lab research assistant. Experience in an educational setting. Training in safety, OSHA, and management.
Knowledge of: 1. Lab equipment and use of chemicals necessary for chemistry experiments. 2. Lab equipment and materials used in biology-related experiments. 3. Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suiter, specifically Word Processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), and databases. 4. Safety guidelines (OSHA). Skills in: 5. Utilizing computers to organize, supervise, work with databases, and use spreadsheets (Excel). Ability to: 6. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 7. Prepare specified chemical solutions and mixtures for chemistry labs. 8. Prepare specified materials for biology-related experiments. 9. Prepare clear and concise reports. 10. Maintain microscopes, and trouble shoot, and do minor repair of equipment. 11. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Restricted-Sustained posture, for prolonged periods; light lifting, some walking, pushing, pulling on a regular basis. Unpleasant Exposure Minor Hazard-Moderate exposure to dust, grease, noise, inclement weather, temperature extremes, and unpleasant but not hazardous odors are present. There is occasional exposure to risk controlled by safety precautions. Frequency and severity are limited.
Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Online Employment Application
- Copies of College Transcripts
MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf
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