Lab Assistant, Pharmacy

South University Savannah, GA, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia, United States of America
Feb 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The part time Lab Assistant reports to the Assistant Dean for Operations for the School of Pharmacy.This position is responsible for providing guidance and direction necessary to achieve pre-established course objectives under the direction of the Coordinator of the Integrated Pharmacy Skills Laboratory. The Lab Assistant also may assist in the use and maintenance of laboratory facilities and equipment, depending upon designated program/course.


  • Facilitate and reinforce class syllabus goals, objectives and daily lesson plan.

  • Assist in classroom/laboratory delivery and be prepared with instructional materials per lesson plans before each class.

  • Assist in the assessment of students, maintenance of accurate laboratory and student records in assigned classes.

  • Assist in the assessment and evaluation of students on a regular basis using appropriate evaluation tools and materials, and report to Instructor.

  • Assist in the upkeep of the laboratory environment and equipment, the appropriate disposal of lab waste.

  • Assist in the demonstration of proper lab techniques.

  • Assist in the acquisition and maintenance of necessary lab inventory.

  • Provide input and review of textbooks, references and classroom assessment materials.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's degree in biological or life sciences or pharmacy work experience and history.

  • Zero to three years of teaching experience.

  • General knowledge of pharmacy practice.

  • Certified pharmacy technician preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with students, peers and colleagues.

  • Proficient organization, prioritization and teaching skills.

  • Strong computer literacy skills with the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to interact effectively as a leader or as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.

  • Ability to listen to stakeholders (e.g. students, staff, faculty etc.) and to understand and respond positively to requests.

  • Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other detailsRequired EducationAssociate Degree
  • South University Savannah, GA, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia, United States of America
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