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Category:: Other
Department:: Lab Science
Locations:: Watertown, NY
Posted:: Nov 8, 2019
Closes:: Nov 29, 2019 - 11:59 PM EST
Type:: Part-time
About Jefferson Community College:

Come work in beautiful northern New York at Jefferson Community College located in Watertown, New York, near the shores of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, Jefferson serves students pursuing credit courses in liberal arts, business, math, science, allied health and technology for transfer or career purposes. We also offer a multitude of workshops for professional training, personal development and youth.

Job Description:

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System is accepting applications for a part-time (17.5 hours/week) Lab Assistant. The position is a provisional appointment. Work hours will include some day, evening, and weekend hours depending on the academic calendar. This position involves maintaining an inventory of and control over scientific laboratory supplies and equipment; assist in the preparation of experiment media and solutions and assists faculty members in setting up classroom demonstrations; keeps records and makes reports.

Necessary skills include knowledge of pertinent laboratory terminology, procedures, and equipment, working knowledge of elementary principles of chemistry and biology; working knowledge of preparation and dispensing of chemical solutions and receiving, storing, maintaining, and issuing chemical /biology lab supplies and equipment.



- Graduation from an accredited college with an associate's degree in biology, chemistry, lab tech, or related field; or
- Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years of technical laboratory experience.

Required: Successful completion of a Civil Service Exam for permanent appointment.

Application Instructions:

To Apply: For consideration, please apply by selecting the "Apply Now" button. Please upload, the Civil Service Employment Application, a letter of application, résumé, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, completed applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Friday, November 29, 2019. Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to address limitations resulting from a disability. Accommodations are available to help applicants complete application materials. Jefferson Community College engages in an interactive process with each person making a request for accommodations and reviews the requests on an individualized, case-by-case basis. To request an accommodation, please contact our online Help desk.

Jefferson Community College is an equal opportunity employer that aims to become a model institution for diversity and invites multicultural professionals from all backgrounds to contribute to its aspiration for building an inclusive community where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their potential.

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