College Lab Assistant II

Harold Washington College
Jun 14, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and ResponsibilitiesPrimary Objective: Under minimal supervision, maintains the day-to-day functions of the biology department. The position includes extensive, ongoing interaction with students, faculty, and staff and performs related duties as required. 
  • Maintains studio biology facilities in an orderly and clean manner that ensures safety rules are followed. 
  • Supervises part-time support staff in all regards, including but not limited to training and scheduling. 

  • Creates requisitions, tracks shipments to storage and maintains and delivers supplies for all areas of the biology department. 
  • Prepares ordering service for a complicated range of equipment in biology department labs. 
  • Provides support to full-time and part-time faculty in the biology department. 
  • Supports students when available and as necessary in the various department labs. 
  • Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.Performs related duties as required 


  • Graduation from high school or the equivalent, supplemented by two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Considerable knowledge of biology labs/studios or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • Experience working in an academic environment.  
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinates. 
  • Must be computer proficient with knowledge of a variety of software programs.Ability to instruct students on use of laboratory equipment through use of strong organizational skills, supervisory skills and good verbal communication. 
  • Ability to support students with instruction and resources. 
  • Must live within the city of Chicago limits, or relocate to Chicago within six months of hire. 

Approved by Compensation & Classification Date: 06/28/2012 This job description is developed to provide a general description of the duties and responsibilities of this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive set of the duties and responsibilities, nor the necessary qualifications to perform the work.JB/ja 06/2012

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Primary Location: Harold Washington College
Job Posting: Jun 13, 2019, 11:10:54 AM

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