Nursing, Part-time Laboratory Assistant

University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 31, 2023

Position Overview:

The Lab Assistant provides support to the Nursing Lab Manager in creating a quality learning experience for students and support to the faculty. This position is part-time late afternoons, evenings, and nights, 4pm-10 pm, 25 hours per week Monday through Thursday during the academic year, summer 25 hours per week, daytime hours to be arranged.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Please include and upload a cover letter and resume.

College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 2,900 undergraduate students in 27 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Computer Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Various duties may include skills lab and simulation set-up and take down, annual equipment inventory and reporting, taking inventory, stocking supplies, maintain upkeep, maintaining the cleanliness of the labs and classroom areas, data entry, and software updates. Securing lab after hours.

Job Level:

Scope & Impact: This position is an intermediate-level position responsible for providing a variety of clerical/administrative support, or manual labor, tasks for an office or department. This position may have a minor to moderate impact on the operations of multiple work areas.

Communication & Interaction : Routinely answers questions and provides information and data requested by individuals within or outside of the work area.

Effective Knowledge: Demonstrates ability to operate independently with intermittent supervision for day-to-day operations.

Problem Solving & Judgement : The job consists of repetitive manual tasks that are covered by specific procedures or close supervision.

Budget Authority: May compile data for budget preparation.

Policy & Procedure Authority: Primarily responsible for applying organizational policies and procedures and/or determining appropriate processes to follow.

Reporting Relationships : Generally supports a manager or director-level leader, or a specific activity or function, and reports to a senior-level administrative professional.

Qualifications Required:

Previous work experience in a similar work environment. References that indicate a positive work ethic, ability to work well with others in a supervised position, ability to work independently and demonstrate trustworthiness.

Qualifications Preferred:

Associate's degree preferred or one year of work experience in a similar work environment.


Possesses excellent communication and organizational skills. Interacts in a positive manner with students, faculty, and staff. Able to work independently. Maintains safety in the environment. Demonstrates basic computer shills for data entry. Desire to learn new skills.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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