Eckerd College
  • 23-Jan-2023 to 06-Feb-2023
  • - Natural Sciences Collegium
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Part Time

Position Title:

Laboratory Assistant


Natural Sciences Collegium

Immediate Supervisor/Title:

Laboratory and Stockroom Supervisor

FLSA Status:

Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Position Summary
Provides general support for teaching and research activities for Biology and Chemistry & Biochemistry departments.

Essential Functions (other non-essential duties may be assigned)

  1. Work with faculty and stockroom supervisor and independently.
  2. Assist in the preparation of solutions and glassware and apparatus set-up. Work with a full range of chemicals to prepare reagents and solutions for experiments.
  3. Assist in the set-up of teaching laboratories by transporting supplies, reagents, and equipment between the stockroom and lab spaces.  Set-up instruments for daily laboratory use. 
  4. Maintain all teaching laboratories to ensure that they are in an orderly and safe condition, including bench and fume hood spaces.
  5. Monitor inventory levels and assure security of supplies and equipment.
  6. Ensure laboratory safety and waste disposal protocols are correctly followed.

Position(s) Directly Supervised

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and faculty to facilitate coursework.
  • Ability to manage class schedules effectively.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment specific to assigned discipline.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of and skills in Microsoft Office and G-Suite software.
  • Valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Occasionally required to lift and transport up to 25 pounds.
  • Frequent periods of standing and moving around the classroom.
  • Frequent use of hands and arms to reach, grasp, and use laboratory equipment.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in appropriate academic discipline or closely-related discipline.

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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