Technical Specialist-Biology

Arnold, MD
Aug 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Summary:

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.

The Biology Technical Specialist provides support to Biology teaching labs. Responsible for the general operation, preparation, and maintenance of designated Biology laboratory courses on the Arnold campus. Maintains supplies, equipment, and lab instrumentation; prepares reagents; maintains the physical environment of the labs; and ensures compliance with established safety practices and hazardous waste procedures. Contributes to the AACC/Biology Environmental Center as needed. Other duties as assigned by Department Chair and Laboratory Manager.

Title: Technical Specialist-Biology

Position ID number: 2532

Posted Date: 08/04/2017

Job Category: Staff

Department: Biology & Environmental Center - HBIO

Position Status: Full-Time Staff

Salary Range: $46,084-$57,605

Required Qualifications:

The work requires moderate physical exertion with long periods of standing, repetitively lifting lightweight objects with frequent bending or stooping. Work also involves the recurring lifting of moderately heavy items (under 50 pounds). Occasionally the work may include lifting heavy items (over 50 pounds). Job requires average agility and dexterity.

Employee is regularly exposed to unfavorable environments such as weather, bodily fluids, toxic laboratory and industrial chemicals, or confined, dirty and noisy locations. In the performance of their duties, employees may be required to use personal protective equipment such as face masks, goggles, boots, gloves or eye shields.

Minimum Level of Experience Required: Two to five years of relevant experience

Minimum Level of Education Required: A Bachelor's degree

Other Minimum Requirements:
  • Proficiency in use of PC-based computers required and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work a flexible 40-hour weekly schedule to accomodate the needs of the laboratory schedule.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of testing materials.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with attention to details and deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively and tactfully with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree in Biology preferred.

Hours per Week: 40

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


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