Instructional Lab Technician / Biology
San Diego Community College District
Closing Date: 10/31/2018
Position Number: 00120231
Location: San Diego Mesa College
From San Diego Mesa College President Pamela Luster:
San Diego Mesa College seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to apply for classified positions. The College is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students. As the Leading College of Equity & Excellence, we take responsibility for equitable outcomes and work together to create successful pathways for all of our students.
As the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, the institution enjoys a solid financial standing, state of the art facilities, and a world class faculty and staff. For 55 years, Mesa College has been on the leading edge, from offering a Community College Bachelor's Degree, to being the #1 California Community College to graduate students with an Associate Degree for Transfer in 2016.
We are adding new staff, faculty and administrators who, alongside our stellar colleagues, will lead us into the future. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, I encourage you to file an application for employment.
Applications are currently being accepted for Instructional Lab Technician / Biology in the Math & Natural Sciences department, located at Mesa College. This is a twelve (12) month, full time position. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs, which will include some evening hours.
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.
Minimum qualifications include: An associate degree in biological sciences or a closely related field or equivalent coursework. Minimum of two years of successful work experience in biological or life sciences. Major factors to be evaluated for this classification will include knowledge, skills, and abilities to: Significant upper division coursework or a bachelors degree in biology or a closely related field; OR additional two years of relevant work experience. Demonstrate competence in laboratory techniques and equipment commonly required in biological sciences. Demonstrate competence in the application of safety regulations involving the preparation and handling of chemicals, preserved animal specimens, human cadavers and live animals. Demonstrate knowledge and competence in proper hazardous waste handling, storage and disposal for both chemical and biological materials. Demonstrate competence in basic laboratory safety and first aid. Ensure the care, maintenance, and security of equipment and supplies. Utilize computer technology as appropriate to science laboratories. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and deadlines. Maintain records, prepare reports and order supplies as needed. Work independently with little direction. Train, direct and support other lab technicians and/or student workers. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with faculty, other laboratory technicians, administrators and students.
Range 24 ($3,780.00 $6,033.74) per month based on the current AFT Classified Unit Office Technical Salary Schedule
Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Classified Staff Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is FLSA Non-Exempt and may accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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