Instructional Assistant 1, Part-time

Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 23, 2018
Employment Type
Part Time


Posting Number: 0600744-NC Position Type: Classified Pools Position Title: Instructional Assistant 1, Part-time Division/Department: Physical Sciences Location Job Summary:

Prepares materials for laboratory experiments and lecture demonstrations; ensures proper storage of chemicals and scientific equipment. Carries out other duties associated with the safety and learning environment of the Physical Sciences Department.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Position requires an AA/AS degree in the technical aspects of a professional field, such as physical science, biology, or chemistry, plus the equivalent of one year full-time directly related experience with equipment commonly found in physical science labs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which enables performance of all aspects of the position.

Knowledge and Skills: Requires knowledge of laboratory management and chemical waste management. Requires knowledge of chemical storage, waste disposal (regulations and methods), chemical handling, and chemical reactions. Requires knowledge of common chemical nomenclature, formulas, and symbols. Must be capable of following instructions for working on laboratory activities such as titrating, chromatography procedures, ensuring the quality of chemicals and their solutions. Must possess mathematical skills used to calculate amounts of chemicals needed to prepare solutions, for example, prepare 250mL of 0.15M of KNO³. Requires some knowledge of physics equipment. Must have good organizational skills and communication skills.

Abilities: Requires ability to independently perform the duties of the position efficiently and effectively, and work with and lead others. Must be able to organize a laboratory and solve problems. Requires ability to calculate chemistry related equations and prepare chemical solutions. Must have ability to handle chemicals on a routine basis, especially hazardous chemicals. Requires ability to communicate, both orally and in writing. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.

Licenses and Certificates: Requires a valid Oregon driver’s license. Must meet and maintain a driving record that complies with the college’s driver’s status guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications: Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Physical Skills and Abilities: Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time. Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to set up and operate equipment. Requires normal hearing and speaking skills to communicate with staff and students. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and operate lab equipment. Seventy percent or more of the job duties require standing.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in college labs and stockroom environment with frequent contact with people. Considerable exposure to safety or health hazards. May be required to work after hours or for special weekend events. Requires travel to other LBCC campuses.

Essential Duties:

Assists the Instructional Specialist in preparing materials for laboratory experiments and lecture demonstrations, including preparing and testing chemical solutions to ensure quality, correctly setting up laboratory apparatus and setting out proper chemicals.

Maintains work areas in a clean and safe condition by storing chemicals in their proper place, regularly cleaning work area and instructional lab area, replacing and repairing broken equipment, and returning all materials and equipment to their proper place.

Assists in the monitoring of all laboratory and lecture rooms used by the department. Informs the Instructional Specialist and/or Physical Science Faculty of any unsafe room conditions.

Assists in the safe packaging and transportation of equipment to and from other LBCC work sites.

Assists the Instructional Specialist in the managing and directing of work study students.

May fill in for the Instructional Specialist when necessary.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents when applying:

1) Resume
2) Academic Transcript

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: Full-time or Part-time Part-time Number of hours/week: varies Posting Date: 07/01/2020 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy

Salary Grade 14 Salary/Rate


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • State Employment Department
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. License or Certificate
  3. Other
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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