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Technical Assistant – Life and Physical Sciences

Employer
Mohawk Valley Community College
Location
Utica, NY
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Technical Assistant – Life and Physical Sciences

Salary: $42,485

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues. We seek candidates with: (1) an understanding of the college mission and teaching experience in a comprehensive community college; (2) a focus on student success in a learner-centered environment; and (3) a willingness to use technology to support learning in the academic setting, including on-line instruction and assessment of student learning outcomes.

MVCC's School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math-Transfer invites applications for a full-time Technical Assistant – Life and Physical Sciences position. The Technical Assistant provides skilled assistance to faculty, professional, or administrative staff in Life and Physical Sciences or other educationally related programs or projects. The work is performed under general supervision.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Assists the instructor in the conduct of laboratory sessions, laboratory and classroom demonstrations, and in the preparation of materials for instructional use;
  • Assists in the instruction and supervision of students in the use and care of specialized equipment and supplies;
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment necessary for specific experiments or demonstrations. Distributes supplies to students and faculty;
  • Orders supplies, materials, and equipment or recommends such items for order as directed by supervisor;
  • Tests, repairs, cleans, and stores equipment and maintains laboratory or technical facilities;
  • Performs other duties as related to this job description and as assigned by the Dean of STEM - Transfer.

Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to transforming lives through learning, and as you help students secure the financial resources to pursue their dreams, you will be critical to the College mission and the student experience.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science TechnologyEngineering or Mathematica discipline such as but not limited to biology,chemistry, physics, and geology.
  • Two years’ experience in field of specialization.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 8/8/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action,Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence,equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse,multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities anddifferences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparingstudents to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up ofpeople with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds,religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, differentabilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran statusor on the basis of disability.

Organization

Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.

Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses that are part of the State University of New York.

The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.

Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.

Mohawk Valley Community College does not discriminate.  MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  MVCC is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.

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Telephone
315-792-5420
Location
MVCC Human Resources, 1101 Sherman Drive
Academic Bldg., Rm. 113
Utica
NY
13501
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