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Laboratory Technician, Categorical (one or more positions)
South Orange County Community College District in Mission Viejo, California
 
 
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Date Posted 01/24/2020
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Salary 122, Step 1 is $2,642.5 per month -  
Employment Type Classified Staff
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Classification Title

Laboratory Technician

Job Category:

Classified Staff

Job Open Date:

07/01/2019

Initial Screening Date

07/17/2019

Position ID:

P0015114 and P0015115

Job Open ID:

REQ8090

Position Title:

Laboratory Technician, Categorical (one or more positions)

Location

20-Saddleback College

Department

Administration for Community Ed, Emeritus, K-12 (SC-060-000)

Term:

12 Months/Year

Salary Schedule Link:

Click here for current Salary Schedules

Pay Basis:

Monthly

Pay Range:

122, Step 1 is $2,642.5 per month

% of Range:

62.5%

Hours per week:

25

Work Schedule

We have two locations and two different schedules. Please see details under additional MAC Details. Please note, the District will observe an alternative 4/10 work schedule from the week of May 31, 2019 through the week of August 9, 2019, exceptions m

Receives Benefits:

No

Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

Permanent link to posting

http://jobs.socccd.edu/postings/9860

Summary Description:

Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Under direction from higher level Adult Education academic and administrative staff, assists in the preparation of materials and operations for an assigned instructional area at the Saddleback Adult Education off site campus; operates and demonstrates use of specialized equipment, supplies and materials; provides assistance to students within the assigned subject area; and maintains the general cleanliness of the assigned instructional area.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in the Lab Technician class are distinguished from the Senior Lab Technician by the level of responsibility assumed. In comparison to the Senior Lab Technician, positions at this level are assigned to less complex labs, have less exposure to hazardous or otherwise dangerous materials, and limited involvement in budget activities and ordering of supplies and equipment. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Representative Duties:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Assist instructor in preparing materials for use and ensuring operational needs are met; orient and provide information and assistance to students as needed; answer phone and respond appropriately to inquiries.

Assist students in the use of a variety of equipment in assigned area; ensure student compliance with policies, procedures and safety precautions; oversee student check-in and check-out processes; schedule tutorial sessions for students using scheduling software.

Create tutor schedules under guidance of instructional staff; establish discipline details in scheduling system and monitor online scheduling; monitor time sheets; prepare, monitor and certify payroll time cards.

Prepare material to communicate activities; prepare flyers, notices, and other hard copy information; maintain and update website.

Provide assistance to instructional staff in establishing, projecting and monitoring expenditures; maintain necessary and adequate inventory levels; order equipment and supplies as needed.

Maintain a clean and safe learning environment; clean table tops, desks and furniture; perform routine and minor repairs on equipment; liaison with other campus departments to ensure working order of facilities, equipment, furnishings, etc.

Maintain and prepare data regarding student enrollment and usage; manage and maintain the electronic scheduling system and ensure all necessary data is tracked.

Perform related duties as required.

Knowledge of:

Operational characteristics of equipment and materials pertaining to assigned instructional area. Principles and practices of instructional area operations.
Principles and techniques of customer service.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Ability to:

Assist in the preparation of instructional materials and demonstrations for an assigned subject area.
Operate and demonstrate the proper use of specialized equipment, supplies and materials.
Provide assistance to students on matters related to assigned area.
Operate, understand the mechanical function of and perform routine maintenance and repairs on equipment within assigned area.
Maintain the cleanliness of assigned instructional area.
Interpret and apply department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
Maintain an adequate inventory of materials for instructional programs.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education/Training:

Equivalent to two years of college level course work.

Experience:

Two years of increasingly responsible instructional assistance experience or similar experience requiring strong customer service skills.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license may be necessary.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in a classroom setting; may be exposed to noise, dust; work with instructional area equipment and apparatus; frequent interaction with students. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a classroom setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate instructional area equipment and apparatus requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination; to verbally communicate to exchange information.
See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

Employment in these positions is contingent upon funding by the California Adult Education Program (CAEP).

We have two locations and two different schedules:

Saddleback Adult Education at Serra High School Laboratory Technician schedule – Monday through Thursday 2:30-9:15 PM (1/2 hour break).

Saddleback Adult Education at Silverado High School schedule – Monday through Thursday 1:30-8:15 PM (1/2 hour break).

Both positions will work at least 90% outdoors.

Please note, the District will observe an alternative 4/10 work schedule from the week of May 31, 2019 through the week of August 9, 2019, exceptions may apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist instructor in preparing materials for use and ensuring operational needs are met; orient and provide information and assistance to students as needed; answer phone and respond appropriately to inquiries.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist students in the use of a variety of equipment in assigned area; ensure student compliance with policies, procedures and safety precautions; oversee student check-in and check-out processes; schedule tutorial sessions for students using scheduling software.

Duties and Responsibilities

Create tutor schedules under guidance of instructional staff; establish discipline details in scheduling system and monitor online scheduling; monitor time sheets; prepare, monitor and certify payroll time cards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare material to communicate activities; prepare flyers, notices, and other hard copy information; maintain and update website.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide assistance to instructional staff in establishing, projecting and monitoring expenditures; maintain necessary and adequate inventory levels; order equipment and supplies as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain a clean and safe learning environment; clean table tops, desks and furniture; perform routine and minor repairs on equipment ; liaison with other campus departments to ensure working order of facilities, equipment, furnishings, etc..

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain and prepare data regarding student enrollment and usage; manage and maintain the electronic scheduling system and ensure all necessary data is tracked.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform related duties as required.

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