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Lab Assistant II

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Lab Assistant II🔍Houston, Texas, Scarcella CenterNew📁Managerial & Professional📅210015Q Requisition #📅1 day ago Post DateThe Organization Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees. The Team Be a part of a dynamic community dedicated to providing the resources, guidance and inspiration needed to create the ultimate student experience: from registration and financial aid applications to the first time they arrive at one of our Centers of Excellence or log in to their first class, from academic success planning to providing a safe environment, and from connecting them with community networks to launching them into the career of their dreams. Make their student experience exceptional. We are currently seeking a Lab Assistant II who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service. The Opportunity You: If you’ve got a can-do attitude, enjoy working with people and can set up a variety of electronic, A/V and computer equipment, we’re looking for you. Your mission: In this role, you’ll provide technological and instructional technical support and training to instructors, as needed, on the use of equipment, software and digital resources. Your work: You’ll be assisting the English instructors in the lab in a variety of ways, from creating and maintaining web pages to installing and setting up computer, audio/visual or electronic equipment, and from managing inventory to recommending updates to equipment and software. You’ll also perform a support role in lab operations by duplicating instructional materials, answering phone calls, screening visitors and processing videotape distribution and returns. In addition, you’ll maintain and perform basic minor repairs and upgrades to lab equipment, and order parts as needed. Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you’re a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today! Location Houston is a city with limitless possibilities: • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55. • 145 languages are spoken here.• Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.• Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.• The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round. • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.• With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene. • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines. If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away. It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565. HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion. EDUCATION
High school degree or GED required.

EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years experience in general office, electronic and/or audio/visual equipment set-up and maintenance, or related computer hardware area, required. Three (3) years experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to receive, organize, maintain, test, and setup electronic parts and computer hardware supplies

Familiarity with computer hardware setup, software configuration, and testing of related electronic, audio/visual equipment Proficiency in Word processing, spreadsheet and web page applications

Good written and oral communication skills

Good organizational skills

Proficiency in basic set-up of variety of equipment (electronic, audio/visual, computers)

EDUCATION
High school degree or GED required.

EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years experience in general office, electronic and/or audio/visual equipment set-up and maintenance, or related computer hardware area, required. Three (3) years experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to receive, organize, maintain, test, and setup electronic parts and computer hardware supplies

Familiarity with computer hardware setup, software configuration, and testing of related electronic, audio/visual equipment Proficiency in Word processing, spreadsheet and web page applications

Good written and oral communication skills

Good organizational skills

Proficiency in basic set-up of variety of equipment (electronic, audio/visual, computers)

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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