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CUNY College Laboratory Technician - Hospitality Management in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: College Laboratory Technician - Hospitality Management

Job ID: 20303

Location: NYC College of Technology

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

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

The Department of Hospitality Management is recognized internationally as the premier hospitality management program of the City University of New York. The Department is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration and offers both associate and bachelor’s degrees.

We invite applications for the position of College Laboratory Technician (CLT) to begin immediately. The Department of Hospitality Management seeks a College Lab Technician with food and beverage management industry experience. The CLT performs lab functions and other technical duties of a highly skilled nature that are non-teaching. For example, set-up of equipment displays and demonstrations and lab support for experiments and for research.

The Hospitality Management CLT provides support in the culinary, pastry, beverage and dining room laboratories supporting faculty, staff and student. The CLT reports to and will be supervised by the Senior CLT. The responsibilities will include maintaining the specifications set by the Senior CLT as they relate to the purchasing, receiving, storage and inventory of perishable and non-perishable goods. The CLT is responsible for maintaining the laboratories and equipment. Computer skills include MS Word, Excel and training in inventory control software. Weekend and evening hours may be required, as necessary.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Food and beverage management industry experience.

  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel and experience with inventory control software.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers college laboratory technicians a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.

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

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing teaching philosophy and research area, CV/resume and letters of recommendation.

CLOSING DATE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin March 21, 2019.

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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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