CUNY College Laboratory Technician - Veterinary Technology in Queens, New York
Job Title: College Laboratory Technician - Veterinary Technology
Job ID: 21789
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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
College Laboratory Technician
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.
The College Laboratory Technician will work under the supervision of the department chair in the health sciences department and will be responsible for the operational coordination of the Veterinary Technology Center (VTC). Duties Include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists with the maintenance, repair and use of equipment including radiological, surgical, anesthetic, environmental, and regulatory/safety equipment;
Coordinates the preparation of equipment and provide assistance during teaching laboratories
Assists with the purchasing and inventory of supplies needed for the VTC
Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local government regulatory agencies as they relate to the operation of the VTC
Maintain required records/documentations for VTC
Coordinate the use of the resource room
Maintain updated program resources to support instruction; provide reviews and learning reinforcement on program specific essential skills with clinical phase students.
Participate in program, department, and college wide committees, as well as support college initiatives.
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.
Current NYS licensed veterinary technician (LVT) and a graduate of an AVMA-accredited program in Veterinary Technology
Minimum of two years’ experience as a LVT; one year supervisory experience
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification
Knowledge of modern computer programs; proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, and Blackboard
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; the ability to work as part of a team and cooperate with others for the good of the institution
Experience with organizational tasks, computerized record keeping, controlled drugs and inventory
Evidence of continued, appropriate professional development
Flexible work hours required.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
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 CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
April 15th, 2020 (Extended)
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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.