Senior College Laboratory Technician - Chemistry

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Jun 08, 2014
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10312

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Performs supervisory and/or complex technical functions in laboratories in support of coursework. 

-Maintains, fabricates, modifies, and repairs equipment
-Determines equipment requirements, prepares purchase specifications and coordinates acquisitions
-Trains and supervises College Laboratory Technicians, College Assistants, and other laboratory staff
-Manages set up, maintenance, and organization of student laboratories
-Maintains safety and hygiene standards
-Documents laboratory activities
-Performs related duties as assigned.

CONTRACT TITLE

Senior College Laboratory Technician

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

In addition to the duties above, this position will:
- Set up and maintain the laboratories mainly in biochemistry but also in analytical and general chemistry.
- Prepare reagents; order supplies and equipment; maintain and repair equipment, etc.
- Train, with appropriate faculty supervision, graduate teaching assistants in each of the above laboratories.
- Assist in the design, development, and testing of new experiments in each of the above laboratories.
- Manage the department's stock rooms.
- Provide general technical service within the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma with a minimum of eight years' related experience.  Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate's degree may be substituted for two years' experience and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years' experience.  This position may also require the ability to supervise others.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Master's Degree in Chemistry with two years' work experience related to the above duties preferred.  City College experience also preferred.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

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CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with the review of applications to begin 3/25/14.

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