Biology Lab Technician/Lead Technical Assistant (WCC)
The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
Date: February 6, 2018
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Biology Lab Technician/Lead Technical Assistant (WCC)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: The School of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Biology Lab Technician will ensure that all materials are available for instruction in a variety of laboratories (over 100 sections in the fall and spring semesters and additional sections in the summer). S/he will prepare reagents, solutions, substrates, equipment, and specially-bred fruit flies; prepare culture material for 13-15 Microbiology laboratories per semester; order equipment and supplies and maintain inventory; operate and maintain equipment; clean lab equipment and glassware; and schedule equipment maintenance and repair. The Technician will supervise the proper handling of hazardous waste materials and maintain the storeroom. The Technician will also supervise lab technicians and work-study students. Equipment use includes an autoclave, hot plate/stirrer, water baths, e-balances, microscopes, centrifuge, incubators, refrigerators, glassware, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree with major course work and appropriate & current certification or licensure in the area of specialty and one year of experience required. Strong interpersonal and computer skills also required.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $51,285, plus excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. You may upload your documents by clicking “here.” Please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references to: email@example.com. Please indicate “Biology Lab Technician” in the subject line of the email or mail to:
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite B42
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, New York 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.