Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of
Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.
A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional
communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship,
respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is
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of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact
on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence
in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace &
Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-North Harris
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer
and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester.
LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution
by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in
the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.
LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce
Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.
Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney
woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College
System family. Serving the community for more than three decades,
LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including
university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs.
LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in
emerging technical job fields.
Location address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Assistant I prepares the setup of each lab so the necessary
materials are provided for each class, checks each time a class
leaves to make sure the next class will also have the required
materials, and provides students with the materials needed to
participate in their classes. This is accomplished through setup of
laboratory spaces, cleaning of used materials and preparation of
necessary substances. Responsible for preparing science labs,
maintains and repairs lab equipment, and cleaning lab areas.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ensure the labs have all the supplies (chemical solutions, lab
equipment, waste containers, etc.) that are needed, and are in the
lab for the professor and the students to conduct their
- After labs are completed, put away anything that was left out,
clean dishes and equipment, collect any chemical waste, store or
dispose of waste in the proper and safe manner and prepare for the
- Operates autoclave and lab dishwasher
- Maintain miscellaneous lab materials, such as watering or
planting corn, feeding fish, and cutting tubing
- Organize the lab area to ensure everything is easy to find and
accessible, and is not in the way for safety
- Build, put together and maintain lab equipment; ensure lab
equipment works and make necessary repair to equipment that is
broken down or not running efficiently
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Knowledge of general Biology lab processes and procedures as
learned in BIOL 1406 or equivalent course work
- Ability to interact with staff, students and faculty
- Must be computer literate
- Safety record and safety consciousness
- Flexible and creative to perform multiple tasks
- Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural
environment with students, faculty and staff
The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of
standing; walking; recurring bending, crouching, stooping,
stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting
of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters and record boxes.
The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics
and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
The work involves regular exposure to hazardous items such as
chemicals, toxic or caustic materials, contamination, and
electrical hazards. This exposure requires special safety
precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts, or machines;
exposure to contagious diseases or irritant chemicals. Employees
may be required to use protective clothing or gear, such as masks,
gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.
- High school diploma or GED plus completion of BIOL 1406 or
equivalent college-level Biology coursework
Hourly Pay Rate is $10.46
Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part
of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work
environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver,
participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.
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