Lab Assistant Science PT - Biology
2550 Bending Branch Way, Collin College Technical Campus
Allen, Texas, 75013
We are searching for an experienced Lab Assistant Science PT -
Prepare all classroom experiments using solutions/media and
supplies according to course syllabi and prep sheets, using various
products/chemicals and laboratory equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain an adequate stock of required equipment and supplies.
Keep an inventory of all types of equipment, supplies and chemical/
bio-hazard waste, determine user needs, and provide lab manager
with the supply requests. Track expiration dates of products as
appropriate. Ensure supplies are organized and accessible according
to department requirements.
- Maintain equipment in laboratories and classrooms as requested,
performing minor repairs and maintenance as required. Assure all
equipment is routinely checked and maintained, informing the
appropriate supervisor of the need for major repairs and/or
- Assist in implementation of proper safety procedures and
standards; identify and report potential safety hazards. Assist in
the disposal of used/spent supplies/products, in accordance with
Federal EPA regulations, State, local city ordinances and College
- Organize and maintain all lab rooms, completing all tasks such
as but not limited to washing and refilling empty containers,
collecting trash from all containers, and putting away all unused
clean containers. Adjust and clean screens and monitors. Clean
spills and equipment as specified by instructors or
- Maintain records, forms and system data, performing data entry
and copying as described.
- Greet students, faculty, staff and the general public in a
friendly and professional manner. Answer the telephone as quickly
as possible, maintain professional demeanor at all times. Maintain
confidentiality of all records.
- May prepare various cultures, chemicals, stains, solutions,
dilutions, etc. from discipline prep sheets and ensures used
supplies are disposed of properly and safely. May produce slides,
handouts, flyers or other collateral for classroom, recruiting
- Train new personnel as needed and requested. May assist
supervisor in monitoring work of student assistants, and/or
part-time lab assistants, when requested.
- Assist in the coordination of trouble shooting between
students, instructors, web services and others to help solve
problems. Assist faculty in the use of equipment, software and
tools. Connect and disconnect equipment and tools according to oral
or written instructions. Cross-train in various functions as
required in order to backup other staff positions
- Attend all department and division meetings as required and
participate in professional development/health and safety training
courses as required by supervisor.
- Represent the department at college and community events.
- Work schedules may be required to be flexible to morning,
afternoon or evening time frames as needed.
- Other duties as assigned
- Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance
with college policies, procedures and Core Values.
Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution AND two
(2) years of related experience OR equivalent combination of
education and experience.
An additional two (2) years of
related experience may be substituted to meet the minimum education
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to
20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force
constantly having to move objects. Positions in this class
typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing,
walking and repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and
reaching, plus climbing and balancing. Incumbents may be subjected
to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation,
chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and
intense noises. In addition, incumbents may be subjected to gases
and workspace restrictions. Occasional exposure to unpleasant
environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work.
Frequent physical effort required.
***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates
will be subject to a criminal background check.***
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities
that will be required of the positions given this title and shall
not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and
responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be
requested to perform job-related tasks other than those
specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards
Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer
actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider
Employment Type: Part-time Staff
Compensation Type: Hourly
Compensation Range: $15.56 - 15.57
For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783
or email@example.com .
Collin College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to
all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or