Laboratory Specialist

Germanna Community College - Stafford, VA (30+ days ago)4.0

Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. As a comprehensive, multi-campus community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join the science department as a laboratory assistant. Statement of Duties: The incumbent in this position will be responsible for setting up lab equipment, materials, solutions, etc., for biology, natural science, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and physics. The successful candidate will set up biological and chemical laboratories; assist with campus and college wide safety plan and safety training, maintain knowledge base of chemicals and technology; assist with supply ordering; manage inventory and biological wastes; will help design and implement new laboratory experiments in support of the curricula. This is a full-time classified staff position. Salary Range: $29,500. â?? $32,000. With full state benefits (state pay practices apply). This position is open until filled with a first review of applications July 27, 2018. Germanna Community College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Inquiries concerning EEO issues or the Affirmative Action Policy should be addressed to the college's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.
Minimum Qualifications â?¢ Associatesâ?? degree in Biology or a related field, or a combination of the education, training, and experience in laboratory preparation. â?¢ Ability to make proper chemical solutions, culture bacteria, make media, and maintain equipment and supplies in a laboratory.
Preferred Qualifications â?¢ B.S. degree in Biology or related field. â?¢ Previous experience in preparing laboratory materials for teaching college level classes is desired
Special Requirements Any offer of employment will be contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and reference check.