Technical Assistant – Life and Physical Sciences



Technical Assistant – Life and Physical Sciences

Salary: $42,485

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues. We seek candidates with: (1) an understanding of the college mission and teaching experience in a comprehensive community college; (2) a focus on student success in a learner-centered environment; and (3) a willingness to use technology to support learning in the academic setting, including on-line instruction and assessment of student learning outcomes.

MVCC's School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math-Transfer invites applications for a full-time Technical Assistant – Life and Physical Sciences position. The Technical Assistant provides skilled assistance to faculty, professional, or administrative staff in Life and Physical Sciences or other educationally related programs or projects. The work is performed under general supervision.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Assists the instructor in the conduct of laboratory sessions, laboratory and classroom demonstrations, and in the preparation of materials for instructional use;
  • Assists in the instruction and supervision of students in the use and care of specialized equipment and supplies;
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment necessary for specific experiments or demonstrations. Distributes supplies to students and faculty;
  • Orders supplies, materials, and equipment or recommends such items for order as directed by supervisor;
  • Tests, repairs, cleans, and stores equipment and maintains laboratory or technical facilities;
  • Performs other duties as related to this job description and as assigned by the Dean of STEM - Transfer.


Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to transforming lives through learning, and as you help students secure the financial resources to pursue their dreams, you will be critical to the College mission and the student experience.

Qualifications:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science Technology Engineering or Mathematica discipline such as but not limited to biology, chemistry, physics, and geology.
  • Two years’ experience in field of specialization.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 8/8/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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