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Biology Lab Assistant

Employer
Oakton Community College
Location
Des Plaines/Skokie, IL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

Category:: Contingent
Department:: Division of STEM and Health Careers
Locations:: Des Plaines/Skokie, IL
Posted:: Aug 28, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part Time Staff
Position ID:: 124568

About Oakton Community College :


For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.




Job Description:


Specific Skills/Aptitudes: Applicants who have successfully completed the biology course for which they are applying with a grade of B or higher are eligible to work in that biology lab. Applicants should enjoy working with and helping other students. If interested in a teaching position, please apply for the 'part-time biology' instructor position.


Duties Include:


Weekly meetings with instructor for briefing of lab activities. Lab Assistants will assist students with lab activities including assisting students with microscope work, physiology-based experiments, cadaver work, dissections, and helping with set up and take down of labs. This could include answering student questions, explaining material to students for further clarification, assisting with data collection and interpretation. Anatomy and Physiology Lab Assistants will also supervise weekly open labs.



Requirements:


Hours: To be discussed; 20 hours per week beginning the Fall Semester 2020


SALARY: $13.000


*Please note this a temporary position*



Application Instructions:


For further details, visit our website at www.oakton.edu and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.


Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.


Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.


Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.



URL: www.oakton.edu

Organization

With more than 2,500 course offerings each term, Oakton Community College offers a wealth of educational options in the heart of Chicago’s northern suburbs. From degree programs to non-credit career enhancement and personal enrichment courses, Oakton has something for everyone. 

Founded in 1969, Oakton is a two-year community college offering associate's degree programs and non-credit courses in northern Cook County, Illinois.

Locations
Oakton's 147-acre main campus sits in a forest preserve in Des Plaines, Illinois. A second campus in Skokie serves residents on the eastern side of the District and is home to the Art, Science, and Technology Pavilion. The College also offers continuing education classes at off-campus locations throughout the region, and many students pursue studies at home through our distance learning program.

Programs of Study
Associate's degrees in 80 areas of study prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions or to step directly into rewarding careers. Continuing education programs offer personal enrichment and career advancement opportunities through courses ranging from art to home improvement to English as a Second Language.

Faculty
Oakton's 700 full- and part-time faculty members boast top academic credentials, and their true passion is teaching. In small classes, our faculty engage students as individuals and guide their learning experience.

Students
Oakton's 46,000 credit and non-credit students represent all ages, 55 nations, and a wide range of experience. More than half come from a minority background, bringing a wealth of perspectives to campus.

Student Life
Students at Oakton participate in 50 clubs and organizations, from the Ceramics Club to Students for Social Justice, and they take a role in college governance and more through the Student Government Association and other leadership groups. A rich activities calendar offers lectures, social events, service opportunities, and more.

With a full performing arts season and a museum dedicated to the work of Chicago-area artists, Oakton Community College fosters a creative environment where the arts flourish. For students, that means opportunities to learn, create, and perform. For the community, the College offers a wide array of cultural events and opportunities to experience creativity.

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