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Laboratory Instructional Assistant - Pool

Company: Tacoma Community College
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are Tacoma Community College (TCC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. We embrace our identity as a community college and strongly encourage applications from candidates who recognize and honor the important role that equity, diversity, and inclusion brings to an educational community. Our stated mission is to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and in our communities. We are recognized nationally as an, Achieving the Dream "leader college" and our faculty are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and program completion. According to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly faculty. We seek to recruit and retain a workforce that: Reflects the diversity of our community.Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.Is attracted by the campus mission promoting equitable access to educational opportunities.Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.Engages effectively with the community both within and outside of TCC. Position Highlights This position provides instructional support services to the Science Programs. Prepare laboratory sessions per faculty requirements. Coordinate usage of labs and equipment among faculty and students. Assist faculty with the preparation of laboratory activities.*This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur. Essential Functions Work with faculty and staff to support the instructional program in A&P, Microbiology, Chemistry or Physics. Set up and put away equipment and supplies for laboratory sessions. Work with faculty to coordinate the laboratory activity schedule. Recommend equipment and supply purchases related to the instructional program. Keep laboratories, supplies, materials and equipment organized and ready for use. Provide other forms of assistance to the science instructional program when needed. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university -or- equivalent experience. Preferred Qualifications Strong academic background in biology and/or health and life sciences, including anatomy and physiology. Experience working with chemicals in a laboratory setting. Demonstrated experience working with and knowledge of safe laboratory practices. Experience coordinating or organizing activities and scheduling. Conditions of Employment Successful completion of a criminal history background (Download PDF reader)check prior to employment. The ability to stand for long periods of time, be able to stoop and bend, and be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. The ability to climb and stand on step stools and small ladders for short periods of time. Regular and predictable attendance. Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccination is required upon hiring and employment at TCC. The Successful Candidate must Demonstrate Excellent customer service skills; including building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction and the ability to problem solve. An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace. Ethics and integrity. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty and staff. Responsibility of reporting to work when scheduled and notifying manager prior to absence. Application Process Application Materials Complete application packages must include the following: Tacoma Community College online application.\ Cover letter and resume. In your cover letter indicate how your background and experience meets the qualifications for this position. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended. Terms of Employment This is a part time hourly position scheduled to work varied hours (depending on lab schedule needs) approximately 15 to 18 hours per week. The pay rate is $17.00 per hour. A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees or payment of a service fee may be required.Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title VII and Title IX, Building 14, 253-566-5055; Dr. Davi Kallman, Section 504 Officer, Building 7, 253-566-5157. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice. Tacoma Community CollegeHuman Resources6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466 www.tacomacc.edu/about/employment Benefits not applicable. 01 Which best describes your level of education? High School graduate or equiavelent Some college Associates Degree from an accredited college or university Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university Masters degree or higher from an accredited college or university 02 Is your degree in a science related field? Yes No 03 Do you have a strong academic background in the field related to this position? Yes No 04 Please describe your academic background and experience working in a laboratory setting. 05 Do you have experience coordinating or organizing activities and scheduling? Yes No 06 Do you have the ability to stand for long periods of time, be able to stoop and bend, and be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs? Yes No 07 Are you able to climb and stand on step stools and small ladders for short periods of time.? Yes No Required Question

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