Teaching Support

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

22252 Chemistry

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

Supports instruction in teaching laboratories, constructs, tests, operates, and/or maintains laboratory or instructional equipment. Runs equipment stockroom. Cleans and stocks instructional laboratories.


  • Cleans and stocks instructional laboratories.
  • Orders and stocks glassware inventory.
  • Maintains student key inventory.
  • Maintains records of student glassware breakage.


  • Ability to train others
  • Knowledge of relevant laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and safety requirements
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software

  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods
  • Ability to construct relevant instructional equipment

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications:

  • Required - high school diploma or relevant
  • Preferred - Bachelor's degree in science field

  • Required - A minimum of one year of relevant experience

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • ability to stand for up to 2 hours
  • ability to bend, crouch, or stoop
  • fire safety and evacuation
  • chemical hygiene plan
  • personal protective equipment

Required Documents:
  • Cover letter and resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Posting Date

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Posting Statement:

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Full time

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Job No:
Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2018
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