Biology & Health Lab Technician

Yorktown Heights, New York
The starting salary is $42,985 plus excellent benefits.
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.

Date:       August 3, 2017

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK:  Biology & Health Lab Technician

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Ossining Extension Center/Workforce Development and Community Education

RESPONSIBILITIES:   Reporting to the Director of the Ossining Extension Center, the Biology & Health Lab Technician will ensure that labs/facilities equipment are available for faculty and student use. The Biology & Health Lab Technician performs routine and preventive maintenance and repair of equipment, calling for repairs when needed and maintaining logs.  S/he will maintain an inventory of supplies/equipment relating to areas of assignment, assist with ordering supplies/equipment relating to areas of assignment, maintain the cleanliness of labs, and utilize equipment such as science and health care supplies and equipment.  The Biology & Health Lab Technician maintains the storage area for health care and biology materials.  S/he will assist on-site administration with schedules of tutoring sessions for students in the areas of General Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.  S/he will also assist on-site administration with facility-related tasks and other special duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must possess a high school or equivalency diploma and three years of experience in the area of specialty. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, is required.  Excellent customer service and communication skills are also required.  S/he must possess the ability to work effectively with others, including staff, students, and faculty. 

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will remain open until filled.'

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $42,985 plus excellent benefits.

TO APPLY:  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  You may send a resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation to:  Please indicate "CODE: IHE" and “Biology & Health Lab Technician” in the subject line of the email or mail to:  Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, HR Department, Administration Building- Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.

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