| Instructional Lab Tech II - Physical and Applied Sciences |
Salary: $51,300.00 - $70,776.00 Annually
Job Type: Classified
Job Number: 2016-00197
Location: Districtwide, CA
Closing: 10/18/2016 11:59 PM Pacific
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill current and upcoming vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year. Currently, there is one 12-month, 100% position located at Ventura College in Ventura, CA.
Under the general supervision of a Dean, perform a variety of complex technical lab work and provide instructional support in labs for physics, engineering, astronomy, environmental sciences, or the earth sciences.
Organize and oversee the operation and maintenance of a highly technical and complex instructional science laboratory.
Prepare and issue materials and equipment for student use in a lab; monitor and maintain records of materials and equipment on loan to or checked out by students and faculty.
Assist faculty, staff, and students in the safe use of a variety of equipment, materials, and supplies in an instructional lab setting.
Provide instructional guidance and assistance to individual and small groups of science students; reinforce concepts, techniques, and practical applications presented by the instructor.
Test, adjust, calibrate, maintain, and perform minor repairs on apparatus and equipment, such as oscilloscopes, voltmeters, lasers, meters and signal generators; fabricate, rebuild, and modify equipment as necessary; send equipment out for major repairs.
Maintain stock rooms, laboratories, and other assigned areas in a safe, clean, and orderly condition; encourage awareness of and oversee the proper use of facilities and safe practices.
Prepare instructional materials, supplies, and equipment for instructors' demonstrations and student labs; develop and prepare demonstrations and experiments as required; conduct tests of supplies and materials to ensure accurate mixtures and quantities.
Operate computers and related software applications to control scientific experiments, collect data, and produce analytical written reports.
Screen, select, train, evaluate, and provide work direction for student workers.
Order and receive lab supplies, materials, parts, and equipment; maintain inventories, ensuring that adequate quantities are available for timely instructional use.
Ensure the accurate labeling and orderly, safe, and proper storage of all supplies, materials, and equipment.
Maintain a variety of files and records regarding instructional materials, inventories, purchase orders, and equipment repairs; prepare reports as required; perform general clerical duties as needed.
Use and operate a variety of technical equipment and measuring devices including precision balances, computer equipment, drafting and art tools, and environmental monitoring equipment.
Design and set up displays for science classes and at various locations on campus to promote interest in the science programs.
Assist in preparing for field trips and accompany students on field trips as required.
Assist in preparation of the preliminary laboratory budget; project estimated needs, supplies, and requests; monitor budget expenditures.
Write instruction booklets and short outlines for the use of software.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A. An associate degree from a recognized college or university in any of the physical or applied sciences AND four years of professional experience performing technical lab work in the physical or applied sciences, preferably in an instructional environment
B. A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in any of the physical or applied sciences AND two years of professional experience performing technical lab work in the physical or applied sciences, preferably in an instructional environment
C. A graduate degree from a recognized college or university in any of the physical or applied sciences
A valid California Driver License
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/1552217/instructional-lab-tech-ii-physical-and-applied-sciences
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