Instructional Technician I - Science

Deadline:
2021-06-18
Category:
Support Staff
Contact:
Human Resources Department - hr@carrollcc.edu
Directions To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter emailed to hr@carrollcc.edu or mailed to Carroll Community College, Human Resources, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157. 

The deadline for applicant email submission is June 18, 2021 or postmarked by same date if submitted via U.S. postal service mail.
 

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships  
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process
Description:

Department:  Sciences

Pay Grade:     7 ($34,392 - $46,300)           

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt              

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing technical laboratory assistance to science faculty including but not limited to setting up labs, explaining lab procedures to instructors, dismantling labs, and troubleshooting equipment. It reports to the Division Chair, Sciences.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:      
  • Sets up and dismantles instructional laboratory exercises for both students and instructors following safety guidelines. This is applicable to all lab courses.
  • Maintains and cleans lab facilities and equipment.
  • Communicates with faculty to ensure smooth operation of laboratories.
  • Communicates daily with Lab Manager about concerns and issues that may arise.
  • Maintains inventories of chemicals and equipment and communicates supply needs to the Lab Manager; assures chemicals and supplies are appropriately stored and secured following proper safety/storage guidelines.
  • Maintains collection of bacterial stock cultures.
  • Updates MSDS notebooks as needed.
  • Generates maintenance work orders for the science areas of the building.
  • Collects and organizes lab schedules from all science instructors.
  • Tracks laboratory space usage.
  • Oversees work performed by temporary and student employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
  • Associate’s degree in a science-related subject with at least 20 credits in lab courses. At least two years of related laboratory work experience.
  • Knowledge of technical lab procedures, analytical techniques, terminology, and awareness of biological and chemical safety protocols. 
  • Must be positive, cooperative, and supportive.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is physically active on a medium level. It involves dealing with chemicals or biological elements as well as laboratory equipment. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual Acuity/ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand, and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk/able to move or traverse from one area to another
WORK ENVIRONMENT:     

College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments.  Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms.  Use of safe work place practices with office and lab equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; need to follow safety protocol with chemicals and biological elements both in usage and storage to avoid potential dangers; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations and observance of traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.

SALARY:

This position will be placed on the 12-month grade 7 College salary scale. Actual salary placement based on qualifications and experience. Position includes an excellent fringe benefit package which can be found at: Benefit Guide - Employee 2021 - 2022

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment. 

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."