Laboratory Technician - Sculpture/Fine Arts
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Kentfield - In Person, CA
PRIORITY SCREENING DATE: October 3, 2022
Open Until Filled
This is a part-time, 11 months-per-year
All application materials must be received by the Priority
Screening Date in order to be considered during the initial
screening. Applications received after this date may be considered
thereafter at the discretion of the College until the position is
filled. This position performs its duties on both the
Kentfield and Indian Valley (Novato) campuses, so if not already
residing within the Bay Area, the successful candidate must be
willing to relocate.
Due to COVID-19 applicants should be prepared that if
selected to interview for a position at the College, all interviews
will be held remotely.
College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it
strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open,
enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity
to and respect for a diverse population.
COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000 residents.
Based on 2020-2021 academic year credit enrollment data, the
diversity of students at the college includes greater
representation than the county with regards to enrollment by
Hispanic/Latino (30% of enrollment), Asian (7%), Black/African
American (3%), and Multi-racial (6%) students.
College of Marin does not discriminate in employment on the basis
of, or perception of, race, ethnic group identification, ancestry,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation,
physical disability, mental disability, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy,
genetic information, family and medical care leave, military or
veteran status, or prior record of arrest or conviction, and is
subject to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Civil Rights Act of
1991, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In accordance with Executive order
11246 (as amended), the College of Marin is an Equal Opportunity
The job of Laboratory Technician Class Series (Sculpture/Fine Art)
is done for the purpose/s of performing a variety of learning
resources activities, as well as technical and clerical work
related to the operation of a student sculpture lab.
- Supports various learning resource activities in sculpture
classroom as directed by sculpture faculty.
- Directs students working on sculpture assignments for the
purpose of guiding and monitoring their activities.
- Assists individual students in safety procedures and proper use
of sculpting equipment (e.g., gas welder, electric welder, plasma
cutter, sheer cutter, wood band saw and metal band saw,
- Assists individual students in set-up and clean-up of studio
- Monitors student activities while in sculpture lab for the
purpose of monitoring the safety of the students and the
- Maintains a variety of records for the purpose of providing
and/or conveying information related to sculpture lab.
- Manages the supply of sculpture materials, tools and personal
protective equipment (PPE) by keeping inventories, communicating
with sculpture faculty about their needs, monitoring budgets,
submitting requisitions, coordinating delivery, and maintaining a
- Maintains a variety of art lab equipment, materials and/or
supplies for the purpose of providing a clean, organized layout and
safe work environment.
- Performs and/or coordinates repair and preventive maintenance
on lab equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability of
equipment and/or materials.
- Designs and fabricates equipment and items for the purpose of
ensuring availability for classroom use.
- Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. safe operating
procedures for equipment) for the purpose of providing written
support and/or conveying information, etc.
- Supports classroom teachers (e.g. set up lab demonstrations,
prepare materials) for the purpose of complementing classroom
- Coordinates purchase, documentation, and disposal of hazard
materials according to College and department protocols.
Requirements & Desirables
Targeted job-related education that meets organization's
prerequisite requirements and job-related experience is required;
Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds,
disabilities and learning styles of community college students and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
(Desirable Attributes & Skills)
- Assists with Fine Arts department-wide technical or lab-related
issues on an as-needed basis.
- Acts as liaison between faculty and Maintenance and Operations
SKILLS are required to perform multiple technical tasks with an
occasional need to upgrade skills due to changing job conditions.
Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of
the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating equipment
used in art lab; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and
operating standard office equipment including pertinent software
applications. Use of new or additional equipment brought about by
new technology shall be incorporated consistent with the level of
responsibility and complexity of this job.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read a
variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats
and/or present information before groups; and solve practical
problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job includes: use of equipment required in lab;
processes required to complete art projects; safety
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities; gather,
collate, and/or classify data; and coordinate a significant number
of factors in the use of equipment. Flexibility is required to work
with others under a variety of circumstances; analyze data
utilizing defined but different processes; and use equipment for a
variety of purposes under different conditions that requires an
understanding of various methods of operation. Ability is also
required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups;
work with data of similar types and/or purposes; and utilize a wide
variety of job-related equipment. In working with others, problem
solving is required to analyze issues, create plans of action and
reach solutions; with data it is limited; and with equipment it is
significant. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform
the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse
groups; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with
constant interruptions. Sensitivity to and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds,
disabilities and learning styles of community college students and
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to
complete the following:
In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
COVID-19 Vaccination Status: All employees new to the District
who access campuses or other District facilities, and/or
participate in off-site work in-person for the District, must be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to employment unless
approved as exempt due to verified medical or religious reasons (as
defined in federal or state laws and regulations).
California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons
employed by a community college in an academic or classified
position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and
CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine
that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and
every four years thereafter.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District
(MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through
state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109).
Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath
to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster
Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work
as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information,
please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community
College District may be disqualified from consideration should
their conviction history not meet the standards established under
the California Education Code.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
The following documents must be attached to your application in
order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in
parentheses when making your attachments.
Supplemental & Salary Information
- Cover Letter (cover letter)
- Resume (resume)
- STATEMENT: Please provide a response to the following prompt
(one page maximum): College of Marin's commitment to educational
excellence is rooted in providing equitable opportunities and
fostering success for all members of our diverse community.
Practices and outcomes related to diversity and inclusion are vital
measures of institutional excellence. Please define equity
and describe how you would support College of Marin's efforts to
provide equitable opportunities for all our
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions
requires the following physical demands: significant lifting,
carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing;
significant stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling;
significant reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling.
Generally, the job requires 15% sitting, 40% walking and 45%
standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature
variations, some hazardous conditions (e.g. mechanical, cuts,
burns, infectious disease, high decibel noise, etc.), and in
varying atmospheric conditions.
Starting Salary Range:
$29.31 - $32.31 per hour
(Step 1 to 3). Normal entering step is Step 1.
Please refer to our Human
web site for salary schedules.
.64 - Part-time
Months per Year:
Tues/Thurs: 3pm - 9pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
CLASSIFICATION & RETIREMENT PLAN
Employees in classifications represented by the California School
Employees' Association (CSEA) Chapter 196 and are required to
comply fully with the CSEA/Marin Community College District (MCCD)
Collective Bargaining Agreement. General information regarding
rights and responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the
Collective Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources
site. CSEA employees are also members of the California
Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), to which the member
contributes up to 8% their reportable compensation on a monthly
Applications must include the documents listed in the Required
Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications
will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the priority
screening date. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted
to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee;
however, applicants will be notified of their status, either way,
following the screening. Candidates forwarded by the committee
following the first interview may be invited for a second
interview. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer
reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.
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