CUNY College Laboratory Technician - Family, Nutrition, & Exercise Sciences in Queens, New York

GENERAL DUTIES

Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.

  • Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories

  • Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials

  • Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards

  • Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities

  • Manages equipment and materials inventories.

Job Title Name: College Laboratory Technician

CONTRACT TITLE

College Laboratory Technician

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The College Laboratory Technician (CLT) shall perform laboratory functions and other technical duties of a skilled nature supporting instructional activities and research efforts of the department. The CLT will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assume responsibilities for the diverse technical aspects and requirements (including set-ups) of classes and research programs of the department in food and nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, and nutrition and exercise sciences

  • Maintain appropriate safety and hygiene standards

  • Maintains equipment and materials inventories for the department

  • Identify sources and evaluate costs of equipment and supplies for faculty and students of laboratory classes and research projects

  • Provide regular maintenance of department equipment

  • Design, fabricate and modify equipment for the requirements of the teaching and research laboratories

  • Prepare, and assist with the supervision of laboratory sections of undergraduate and graduate courses and research programs in dietetics, family and consumer sciences, and nutrition and exercise sciences

  • Supervise and provide guidance to assistants working in laboratories

  • Prepare equipment and supply budgets in coordination with the Department Chair, oversees and perform all equipment and supply purchases and maintain inventories of office, class and research equipment and supplies in the department

  • perform all other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma with a minimum of four years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in related area

  • Experience in higher education

  • Basic computer skills

COMPENSATION

$36,795- $58,877

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

January 9, 2017

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Queens College

Job Title: College Laboratory Technician - Family, Nutrition, & Exercise Sciences

Job ID: 15945

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular