Laboratory Clerk/Biology

North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) - Anaheim, CA (30+ days ago)4.3


North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: FCC929

Location: Fullerton College

Department: Natural Sciences (FC)

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:
Prepares classroom or laboratory for instruction; sets up equipment and materials for exercises and demonstrations; collects, maintains and stores equipment and materials after classroom or laboratory usage; assists in maintaining classroom or laboratory in a safe, clean and orderly condition.

Demonstrates or describes the proper usage of equipment and materials to instructors and students; provides information to students regarding classroom or laboratory requirements; prepares and issues equipment and materials for students use; maintains records of equipment and materials loaned to students.

Answers telephones and directs calls as appropriate; provides routine information; maintains various records as required.

Assists in ordering, maintaining, receiving, cataloging and storing supplies and materials; assures adequate quantities are available for timely instructional use.

Maintains and performs minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; reports major repair needs according to established procedures; examines literature on new equipment and makes purchase recommendations; consults with vendors as assigned.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for performing a variety of routine clerical and maintenance duties in a classroom or lab environment as required; and assisting the instructor and students in the preparation, distribution, or demonstration of instructional instruments, materials, supplies and equipment.

Working Relationships:
The Laboratory Clerk maintains daily contact with students and instructors, as well as frequent contact with various college or District departments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of organization, policies and procedures of assigned department, classroom, or laboratory

Knowledge of the proper methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the assigned classroom or laboratory

Knowledge of appropriate safety precautions and procedures used in the assigned classroom or laboratory

Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures

Knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of record keeping techniques

Ability to perform specialized duties to ensure efficient lab operations

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Training Requirements (AFTER HIRE ):
Chemical Hygiene

Hazard Communication

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED

Preferably supplemented by two (2) years of college coursework and/or related training and experience in the assigned disciplines or subject areas.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience working with living and preserved animal specimens (rodents, reptiles, insects, etc.).

Coursework in biology, chemistry, microbiology, and biotechnology.

Work experience and/or training in a biosciences lab setting.

Working Conditions:
Instructional classroom and lab environment; may be subject to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, standing, climbing or walking while performing classroom or laboratory demonstrations and experiments; may be subject to exposure to chemicals, solutions, biohazardous materials, and/or fumes.

Salary Range: $3,753 - $4,547 per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Commitment to Diversity:
Posting Number: 2015266P

Open Date: 07/24/2018

Close Date: 8/24/2018

Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

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