• Lab Services Technician

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    2018-100299
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Anatomy
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    No FLSA
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
    Under general supervision, provides instructional support services by performing technical work in a laboratory; orders, issues, prepares, and maintains laboratory materials, supplies, and associated equipment; performs related duties as required.
    Positions in the Laboratory Technician class are assigned duties requiring considerable technical knowledge and ability in the assigned field of specialization. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in the performance of duties and are responsible for supervising and maintaining all laboratory supplies, materials, equipment, and records. Positions in this class specialize in the assigned subject area.

    Responsibilities

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES
    1. Set up and prepare class demonstrations and experiments working from knowledge of the subject area, reference materials, course outline, and without specific instructions.
    2. Inventories, orders, receives, and stocks materials, supplies, and equipment for laboratory use.
    3. Issue and maintain records on materials loaned to students, instructors and maintains records on lockers.
    4. Demonstrate and provide instruction to students in proper use and care of laboratory materials and equipment; assists in maintaining security of laboratories, laboratory equipment, supplies, and materials reagents, chemicals, acids, bases, buffers, stains, and unknowns including human cadavers.
    5. Clean up after each lab session by washing, and if necessary, sterilizing tools, equipment, and supplies.
    6. May assist faculty in assembling printed class materials.
    7. May supervise and assign work of student assistants (TAs).
    8. May maintain expenditure records and provide data for budget estimates.
    9. Monitors production of, collects, and processes hazardous waste materials and toxic chemicals resulting from lab classes, collects and properly stores biohazard waste.
    10. Performs related duties as required.

     

    Qualifications

           

    Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or Associates Degree combined with some experience as a laboratory technician in the appropriate subject field (or job experience equivalency)

    Experience:
    Some experience as a laboratory technician in the appropriate subject field.
    Sufficient human relation skills to guide students and student workers, and to convey technical concepts.
    Operational characteristics of laboratory apparatus, equipment, and materials pertaining to assigned laboratory and subject area.
    Safety factors necessary in operating and working with laboratory equipment, apparatus, and materials.
    Occupational hazards and standard safety practices including methods and techniques used in handling and disposing of hazardous chemicals and biohazardous waste.
    Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.
    Basic inventory and purchasing processes and procedures.
    English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

    Knowledge of:
    Course content, equipment, safety and other procedures, supplies, and reference materials related to the appropriate science laboratory.
    Concepts and applications of human anatomy.
    Methods and procedures of preparing instructional materials use
    Safety factors necessary in operating and working with laboratory equipment, apparatus, and materials.

     


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