Student Anatomy Lab Technician

Job description

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Student Anatomy Lab Technician

Position Type:


OSU Campus:




Location Address:

900 N Portland
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:

Evan Burkala

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

8.00 - 8.00, Hourly

Work Schedule:


Job Summary:

Job Function:
Providestechnical support for the delivery and maintenance of cadaver anatomy labs forthe science department under thedirection of the Anatomy Lab Technician, Department Head, and Lead Instructorof Anatomy. Additional duties may include support of science activities andday-to-day functions.

Essential Job Functions:

    Dissection and maintenance of human cadavers and the lab environment.
    Record work performed in anatomy labs including, but not limited to, activities performed on cadavers.
    Maintain a safe working environment in cadaver labs with appropriate collection and disposal of biological specimens. Any hazards are to be reported to the anatomy lab technician.
    Monitor anatomy students in open lab sessions.
    Maintain lab coats and other lab supplies for anatomy labs.
    Completes all mandatory training
    Other duties as assigned.
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and Cover Letter required for full consideration

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:



    Attaining a grade of “B” or better from either the OSU-OKC Human Anatomy course (BIOL2214) or BIOL1515 and BIOL1212.
    Recommendation from an OSU-OKC anatomy lab instructor.
    Must be currently enrolled in at least one class at OSU-OKC.
Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

    Adapt and apply laboratory methods and procedures.Ability to follow general safety standards for laboratory environments.
    General computer skills and use of Microsoft Office applications.
    Acts with integrity and displays responsible behavior
    Work with minimal supervision.
    Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism
    Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior
Preferred Qualifications:

Prerequisites include:

Attaining a grade of “A” from either the OSU-OKC Human Anatomy course (BIOL2214) or BIOL1515 and BIOL1212.

Declared major in relevant subject area.

Recommendation from an OSU-OKC anatomy lab instructor.

Must be currently enrolled in at least one class at OSU-OKC.

Work Hours and Days:

Student Laboratory Technicians will work a variety of hours on the weeknights and weekends with 3-4 hours per shift and a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Working Conditions:

    Laboratory environment. Exposure to chemicals and repetitive activities common to science labs, such as cutting and pipetting.
    Position may require up to 30% of the work week be performed outside of regular hours.
    Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment.
    Work will be performed in a classroom and laboratory environment with a significant amount of public contact in person.

Physical Requirements:

    Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift) unassisted, bending, standing, repetitive motions, climbing ,walking and computer usage.
    Must be able to handle and safely dispose of chemicals, solutions, biohazardous material, and any other hazardous materials common to the science lab.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time