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Lab Assistant I (ITP/ASL) Part-time - Staff Pool

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Part-Time
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22001OB Requisition #

SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting with the setup of lab equipment, instructional materials, and lab resources which are utilized in the Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assist instructors, as needed, in operating laboratory classes in the department.
  2. Organize, maintain, and control inventory.
  3. Assist the instructor or senior lab personnel in preparing lab experiments and demonstrations.
  4. Comply with all applicable health and safety regulations, policies, and established work practices.
  5. Maintain lab equipment by cleaning and performing basic repairs, contacting the supervisor for more complicated repairs.
  6. Perform clerical assistance, as needed for lab maintenance and attendance purposes.
  7. May assist/tutor students with using lab software and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION

High School Diploma or GED required.

EXPERIENCE

1 year experience in an educational lab setting or related area preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  2. Proficiency in Word processing, spreadsheet and web page applications.
  3. Able to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds .
  4. Must be able to receive, organize, maintain, test, and setup lab, equipment, materials, or hardware supplies.
  5. Familiar with an academic lab setup, configuration, and testing of related equipment.
  6. Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their home. When you join our talented team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene. 
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines. 

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517                                   

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

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