Classification: Instructional Support Technician II- Non-Exempt
Department Name: School of Natural Sciences
Job Number: MB2018-TA2459
Under the general supervision of the Dean of the College of Science and the work direction of the Vice-Chair of the School of Natural Sciences, the Laboratory Support Technician shall provide comprehensive services in support of a range of majors and general education laboratory and field courses within the School of Natural Sciences https://csumb.edu/naturalsciences.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepare, set-up, and clean up materials for lab and field courses that may include organismal biology, ecology, marine science, environmental science, molecular biology, microbiology, and/or physical sciences as needed. Document lab set-ups, and organize materials for future labs. Work with faculty and staff to plan, coordinate, and troubleshoot lab activities. Proactively plan ahead to meet multiple deadlines and priorities.
Accurately maintain existing inventories of lab materials, supplies, equipment, and chemicals. Organize materials and lab spaces in collaboration with other lab staff. Provide specifications for ordering laboratory materials, organisms, chemicals, and lab and field equipment. Assist in scheduling and checkout of shared resources among multiple users; which may include the scheduling of vans or vehicles for field courses.
Troubleshoot, maintain, and perform minor repairs on specialized lab and field instrumentation, including computer interfaces for data collection. May interact with repair technicians from outside the department.
Develop familiarity with safety aspects of all materials, equipment, and procedures used in science labs and fieldwork. Organize and update safety information for access by students, instructors, and staff. Prepare biological and chemical hazards for disposal as needed, acting in compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines. Share safety information with staff, faculty, and students.
Maintain collections of biological specimens and/or aquaria.
Provide training as necessary for faculty, staff, and students in the use of specialized instrumentation and protocols. Train student workers in safety aspects of specialized procedures.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Equivalent to three years of experience providing instructional support services for a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment in a discipline related to the area to which assigned, preferably Biology.
Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Special Conditions of Employment:
SPECIALCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITIONDESIGNATIONS:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:
access to, or control over, cash, checks, credit cards, and/or credit card account information;
responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; and
This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
This position requires, but is not limited to, performing work indoors and outdoors in a variety of local weather conditions and environments. Must participate in all OSHA and University safety programs, as required, and follow all work safety guidelines. Involves working with chemicals; compressed gases; biological materials; glass and other sharps. Work involves use and maintenance of scientific equipment, risk of being exposed to fire, fumes, chemical and biological hazards, and electrical shock. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Position requires frequent movement; bending; climbing; reaching; standing; lifting objects up to 40 pounds; and applying force.
Compensation and Benefits:
Anticipated hiring salary in the high- $3,000 to low- $4,000’s per month. For salary range info see: CSU Salary Schedule. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R09 at https://goo.gl/K3g6ti. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing at https://goo.gl/g7VAZG.
Interviews: Beginning September 14, 2018
How to Apply:
For full consideration, submit the required documents by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map).
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
Quick Link for Job Posting: 4440
Internal Number: 4440
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