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Laboratory Technician I-Science, Environmental Science & Engineering Department

Employer
Bunker Hill Community College
Location
Boston, MA
Closing date
Jul 27, 2021

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Category:: Classified Staff
Department:: Science, Engineering & Mathematics Department
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Jul 14, 2021
Closes:: Jul 27, 2021 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: CLA
Position ID:: 133599

About Bunker Hill Community College:


Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.



Job Description:


Provide technical support for instructional, research, experimental and other related activities in support of laboratory courses in Science, Environmental Science, and Engineering Departments. Will work under the supervision of the Science & Engineering Lab Coordinator and will be based primarily on the Charlestown campus. Will also provide support for weekend and evening courses.


Responsibilities:


  • Assemble, install and operate equipment, instrumentation and other apparatus in classroom or laboratories in support of research and instructional activities.
  • Adjusts, calibrates and tests technical, laboratory and/or other instructional equipment and components according to specifications, standards, diagrams, technical manuals, and/or instructions of professional staff and faculty.
  • Prepare materials for laboratory experiments, tests, and instruction.
  • Demonstrate for and provide instruction to students and other laboratory users in the proper operation, care and maintenance of laboratory and instructional equipment.
  • Set up and conduct experiments and class exercises; collect and/or assist in the collection of data; prepare and perform data analysis; and assist with research projects.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and safety of laboratory according to established standards and procedures utilizing procedures such as disposing of contaminants, washing and sterilizing glassware, and inspecting temperature control equipment.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment; orders laboratory materials as needed.
  • Performs related duties such as maintaining records, logs and schedules of equipment use, maintenance and repair.


Requirements:


  • One year of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in laboratory work;
  • Associate Degree or higher in a science field; may substitute for a required work experience depending on academic laboratory experience;
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.


Additional Information:


Shift::Sunday: 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Friday & Saturday off


Salary: $1,707.31/biweekly


Closing Date: July 27, 2021.



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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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Company

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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