Lab Technician

Dahlonega, GA
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lab Technician

Position Number: 53068240

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 08/11/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Lab Technician. This position is split half time at the Dahlonega campus and half time at the Cumming campus. The main responsibilities are to prep labs for introductory biology, environmental science, human anatomy and physiology and principles of biology courses, plus other biology courses as needed. The Technician is also responsible for supervising student laboratory assistants in the microbiology laboratory and assisting the microbiology instructor in laboratory instruction. Further, the Technician inventories biology supplies and organizes the ordering of replacement items. Responsible for lab preparedness and maintenance of an orderly and clean environment. This is a twelve-month staff position requiring 40 hours each week. Schedule will be flexible and developed according to lab needs and prep times.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Lab Technician will:
  • Prep labs for Biology courses, as listed above
  • Train and supervise student lab assistants in microbiology lab prep
  • Conduct inventory of biology equipment and supplies
  • Check labs for preparedness on a daily basis and maintain an orderly and clean laboratory environment
  • Implement safe storage of lab materials and coordinate with the UNG hazmat specialist to ensure proper disposal of waste.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of introductory biology and microbiology.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. in Biology is required
  • Experience in microbiology lab prep is required.
  • Experience in general biology laboratory prep and maintenance

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Pleasesubmit contact information for three professional refernces.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.