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CUNY College Laboratory Technician - Natural Sciences Department in Bronx, New York

College Laboratory Technician - Natural Sciences Department

Job ID

24256

Location

Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

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 Natural Sciences Department provides high quality in educational programs in science and engineering as well as in support courses for the AAS, Allied Health and Liberal Arts programs. The Department assists students to develop the skills required to analyze the mechanics of the natural and physical environment, learn to think critically, communicate effectively, cultivate an understanding of basic scientific and ethical values, and become responsible citizens of the world. The department also plays a major role in guiding our students of diverse, multicultural backgrounds to acquire advanced knowledge and research skills empowering them to pursue higher education degrees in science and engineering.

The Natural Sciences Department invites applications for a College Laboratory Technician for the Biology and/or Physical Sciences Units of the Department. Reporting directly to the Senior College Laboratory Technician, the successful candidate will be responsible fo the following:

  • Prepares and supervises all laboratory experiments and instructional demonstrations

  • Prepares all chemical solutions, media, and/or cultures for instructional experiments in the Biology Unit

  • Manages the daily activities of the science labs, stockrooms, cold and hot room and storage areas as well as maintaining general inventory each semester

  • Assists with chemical inventory and enforces biological and chemical waste and safety policies and safety training of lab staff

  • Maintains laboratory computers and equipment and assists faculty with troubleshooting of AV carts (laptops and projectors)

  • Essential duties require on-campus presence

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.

COMPENSATION

Salary commensurate with education and experience up to a maximum of $66,379.

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

Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigating to the following links: "Employment' and "Search Job Postings"

Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

*Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin May 16, 2022.

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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.

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