Career Opportunity Number
Penn Valley - Advance Technical Skills Institute
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Initial Screen Date:
* Associate’s degree related to the assigned program.
* One (1) year related experience of assigned program or laboratory
* Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent
combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully
perform the essential duties of the job.
Preference will be given to individuals who possess
* Evidence of Electrical/Electronic formal training.
* Experience working in an educational or training related
* Industry experience requiring installing and/or troubleshooting
* Ability to adjust work schedule to meet INTE class demands and
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required
to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule
subject to change based upon department needs.
Annual starting salary is $34,931 to $35,979 . Competitive benefit
package is included.
Special Instructions to Applicants
We offer all full-time employees medical, dental, vision, and life
insurance plans, as well as retirement, 403b, employee assistance,
and flexible spending and health savings account. We have a
generous time-off policy including vacation, sick/personal days,
holidays, and paid spring and winter break.
We can’t wait to show you why Metropolitan Community College is a
great place to work!
This is the second level in the Laboratory series. Incumbents
assist instructors, staff, faculty and students in the lab of an
assigned program, and coordinate laboratory experiments and
activities. Major duties and responsibilities include: preparing,
disposing, storing, cleaning, and maintaining equipment,
instruments, materials, models, slides, and specimens necessary for
laboratory experiments and activities; ensuring compliance with
experimental protocols; providing trainings and guidance to lower
level staff and student workers.
* EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties
· Prepares, sets up, disposes, stores, procures, cleans, and/or
maintains equipment, instruments, chemicals, materials, models,
slides, specimens, and/or software necessary for laboratory
experiments and activities; work may also involve fabricating
· Ensures that all operations are performed in compliance with
experimental and demonstration protocols, safety procedures,
chemical handling and collection guidelines, and other applicable
laws, guidelines, policies, and regulations; work may involve
reviewing new experimental protocols or lab manuals to ensure
safety procedures are followed.
· Provides training and guidance to lower-level staff and student
workers; work involves prioritizing and assigning work, and
ensuring that work is performed in accordance with applicable
policies and procedures.
· Coordinates assigned and routine laboratory activities, to
include preparing laboratory schedules; proctoring exams when
needed; monitoring student safety; conducting trainings for
students on assigned laboratory tools, equipment, and operations;
conducting student tours and demos; responding to
laboratory-related inquiries via phone or in person; and
coordinating requests for equipment and supplies.
· Prepares and submits purchase requisitions to appropriate
departments or personnel; work may involve updating vendors on
order status, compiling bid specification information, and making
recommendations for equipment maintenance and purchase.
· Maintains laboratory inventory, to include ordering and
maintaining supplies, equipment, chemicals, specimens, instruments,
and other materials; checking out tools, supplies, and equipment to
faculty or students; storing samples and specimens; researching
information regarding applicable supplies and materials; and
maintaining purchase receipts, logs, and other documentation.
· Assists with developing the departmental budget, to include
assessing departmental needs and monitoring expenditures.
· Prepares, maintains, and/or distributes billing, protocol,
chemical usage, inventory logs, curriculum, and other reports,
lists, records, manuals, and other documentation; work may involve
researching and compiling information, and ensuring information
· Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
· This job description is intended to represent only the key areas
of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary
depending on the business needs of the department.
• Laboratory equipment, materials, and activities in assigned area
• Computers and related software applications;
• Inventory management principles;
• Teaching principles and practices;
• Chemical solutions;
• Sterilization techniques.
• Providing teaching assistance;
• Using a computer and related software applications;
• Managing an inventory;
• Preparing chemical solutions;
• Sterilizing tools and glassware;
• Performing minor repairs on and maintaining lab equipment;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to
interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and
others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
No staffing table positions.
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking,
pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking,
hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of
forces constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be exposed to hazardous physical conditions, such
as, mechanical parts, electrical currents, and vibrations;
atmospheric conditions, such as fumes, odors, gases, and poor
ventilation; hazardous materials, such as chemicals, blood, and
other bodily fluids; extreme temperatures; inadequate lighting; and
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Optional & Required Documents
- * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred
through an official transcript?
- Have not completed High School/GED
- High School/GED
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Doctorate degree
- * How much related experience of assigned program or laboratory
support do you have, as supported by the employment history listed
on your application?
- Less than one year
- Between 1 and 3 years
- Between 3 and 5 years
- Five or more years
- How did you learn about this position?
- Academic Keys
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Dos Mundos
- Employee referral
- Inside Higher Ed
- Kansas City Call
- Kansas City Globe
- Kansas City Hispanic News
- MCC Website
- Other Source
- Cover Letter
- Transcript 01
- Transcript 02
- Transcript 03
- Other Document 01
- Other Document 02
- Letter of Recommendation 01
- Letter of Recommendation 02
- Other Document 03
- Other Document 04