Lab Technician

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Posting NumberS140721Position TitleLab TechnicianDepartmentNatural SciencesDivisionAcademic AffairsClassificationSupport StaffFLSA ClassificationNon-ExemptUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeHours per weekUp to 20Temporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date09/04/2019Closing Date09/15/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace.

Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Description

POSITION: TECHNICIAN, NATURAL SCIENCES LABSPNATS-TECH01

STATUS:Part Time
DEPARTMENT:Natural Sciences and Physical Education, Main Campus
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION:Non-exempt
UNION:Support and Technical
REPORTS TO:Department Chair.
PLACEMENT: Support Staff Grade 5
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$16.27 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY
Under the direction of the biological and physical sciences lab supervisors, performs laboratory setups and prepares chemical solutions for Natural Science classes.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Prepare laboratory setups and chemical solutions for biology, chemistry and physics classes. All preparations are under the direction of the biological and physical sciences lab supervisors at JJC main campus.
2.Prepare microbiological culture media.
3.Handle preserved materials and cadaver maintenance as required.
4.Monitor laboratories, clean and store materials after experiments are completed.
5.Perform daily care and feeding of all laboratory organisms.
6.Perform the maintenance and upkeep of data acquisition software and hardware.
7.Ensure the safety and security of the laboratories. Ensure the proper handling and disposal of hazardous chemical and bio-hazardous waste.
8.Coordinate laboratory work with main campus lab supervisors and/or instructors.
9.Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.High school or equivalent.
2.Ability to use computer technology, laboratory equipment and apparatus.
3.Attentiveness to detail, multitasking and initiative, with ability to work accurately, efficiently and cooperatively within a diverse population.

4.Ability to work a flexible schedule, may include evenings and some weekends and/or work assignments at Main and Romeoville Campuses.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Associate’s Degree or equivalent in Biological or Chemical Sciences.
2.Related work experience in a position of equivalent responsibility.
3.Familiarity with Mac and PC computers.
4.Working knowledge of chemical handling, disposal and safety procedures.

WORK SCHEDULE
1.Approximately 25-28 hours per week, at least 4 days per week or permission of the NS/PE department chairperson.
2.Some duties may be assigned at JJC Romeoville Campus laboratories.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Normal office physical demands.
2.Ability to travel between locations as needed.
3.Some moderate lifting required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual laboratory setting and/or outdoor laboratories (JJC Natural Areas).

Internal candidates must adhere to the terms of employment regarding length of time in current position as outlined in their union contract.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able and willing to use computer technology, laboratory equipment and apparatus?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you able and willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings and some weekends and/or work assignments at Main and Romeoville Campuses?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have an Associate’s Degree (or higher) or equivalent in Biological or Chemical Sciences?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have any related work experience in a position of equivalent responsibility?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience with Mac and PC computers?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have working knowledge of chemical handling, disposal and safety procedures?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document

 

 

 

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