Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of
Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.
A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional
communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship,
respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
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Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-Montgomery
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer
and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC
is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community
college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head,
Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of
higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact
of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university
centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is
continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of
Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered
educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands
and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and
conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning
opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as
radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.
Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Assistant II, Biology Lab (Teaching Assistant) provides support
to faculty and helps facilitate student learning in the Biology
Department for the following classes: Majors Biology I & II,
Non-Majors Bio I & II, Microbiology, and Anatomy &
Physiology I & II. Position provides assistance to both faculty
and students during labs, encourages student engagement and
critical thinking, proactively supports the department, and
maintains laboratories to ensure a clean and safe work/laboratory
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Provides Support to faculty with the delivery of labs (such as
helping students learn to use lab equipment, clarifying directions
for procedures, setting-up or taking-down lab practicals,
- Assists students with basic questions/issues, staying within
this position’s level of responsibility (position is
assisting in labs, not instructing, grading or
- Consults with faculty and other science staff in order to stay
up-to-date with class information and faculty needs, and to be
fully prepared for each lab
- Ensures clean laboratories and lab equipment
- Ensures proper disposal of bio hazard materials, including but
not limited to dissected specimens, biological fluids, and
- Check LSC email and consult with supervisor regularly
- Assists faculty with lab practical exams and activities
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty,
staff, fellow lab assistants and students
- Proficient in standard Biology lab protocols
- Specialized skills in Anatomy and Physiology
The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of
standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching,
reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately
heavy items, such as laboratory models. The work may require
specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such
as above average agility and dexterity.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
The work involves regular exposure to outdoor elements, and/or
regular exposure to hazardous items such as chemicals, toxic or
caustic materials, contamination, and electrical hazards. This
exposure requires special safety precautions, e.g., working around
moving parts, carts, or machines; exposure to contagious diseases
or irritant chemicals. Employees may be required to use protective
clothing or gear, such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles,
gloves, or shields.
- High school diploma or GED and at least 1 year of related work
experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
- Completion of Biology 2401
Hourly Pay Rate is $12.02 .
Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part
of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work
environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver,
participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.
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