Lab Technician I (Biology)

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Lab Technician I (Biology)

Department: Biology

Location: Eastern Campus

Reports To: Supv, Biology

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req872

Employment Type: Part-Time Support Staff


Union Position: Union

Work Schedule: MTWR, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:

The Lab Technician I role ensures the safety and security of an academic laboratory in compliance with
appropriate government regulations.

Orders, receives and stores supplies

Properly disposes of laboratory waste materials

Records and monitors expenditures and charges relevant to laboratory operation

Explains and enforces laboratory policies and procedures

Assists faculty in the laboratory by providing technical support with the development and
implementation of new laboratory procedures and/or curricula

Prepares classroom laboratory workstations with the necessary materials and apparatus to perform

Prepares experiments and demonstrations for classroom use

Arranges supplies and equipment as laboratory requirements change

Performs minor repairs and maintenance of laboratory equipment

Prepares, maintains and monitors supplies and equipment inventory

Maintains and cleans the laboratory, stockroom and departmental equipment

Sets up special demonstrations

Secures laboratory area

Fills tubes and bottles with specified solutions and applies identification labels

Assists with annual inventory

May functionally supervise Work Study Students and Student Assistants in the lab

Performs other related duties as assigned



High School degree or GED

Minimum of two years chemistry and/or physics laboratory work experience

Skills in keyboarding, basic math and grammar

Basic skills in MS Word and Excel

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Excellent verbal, written and verbal communication skills; Ability to write routine reports and

Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in the performance of regular work

Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


Associates degree

Special Note: This a part-time 1199/SEIU Bargaining Unit position, grade 06. Minimum of $16.95 per hour.

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/7/2019
Application Due: 3/12/2019
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