Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Service Maintenance
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Dept of Chemistry
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Masters degree in Chemistry preferred. One year of experience in a laboratory at a university, college or experience in a related area. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs under supervision, a wide variety of routine and technical tasks including maintaining and operating a laboratory for an academic unit, learning center or research project or grant.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Interprets and applies routine but moderately complex directives requiring limited judgment and ordinary attention and care to tasks such as, but not necessarily limited to, supervising student personnel, scheduling, establishing procedures, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, equipment maintenance and repair, sanitation, security, and compliance with university and government procedures, standards, rules and regulations. Conducts weekly teaching prep sessions for the lab assistants. Responsible for generating laboratory grades for lecture instructors. Serves as instructor of record for laboratory courses. Collects samples and conducts field sampling and field measurements. Performs other related duties as assigned.
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor it...s historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.