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Instructional Support Specialist III-Lab Tech (Eureka)

College of the Redwoods

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd.
compensation: $28.45-$32.03 Hourly Salary
employment type: part-time
job title: Instructional Support Specialist III-Lab Tech
Summary
Under the supervision of the Area Administrator and receives technical direction from one or more members of the faculty, provides assistance to students involved in technical or scientific laboratory settings designed to further their knowledge in a specific discipline. Sets up, demonstrates, oversees, and designs test or simulation situated to support learning in compliance with student lab requirements.

This position will support the Nursing programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Works with students individually and in class-sized groups to enhance their learning. Provides direct assistance in the use of equipment and materials needed for instruction as well as orienting students to the laboratory. Sets up established laboratory experiences for students as required by course outline or faculty direction.
Works with faculty/instructional administrator to design, construct, modify or rebuild equipment, modules, experiments that will be used in the classrooms/laboratories in a division comprised of various related but different subject areas. Provides technical assistance to students, faculty and staff; troubleshoots and diagnoses problems with technical equipment and measuring devices; assists in setting up laboratories.
May assist instructors in the classroom/laboratory concurrently with lecture or discussion. May actually perform more dangerous and/or complex procedures for students.
Receives study and simulation modules from faculty members, then facilitates small groups of students who are participating in the exercises.
Designs, constructs and/or fabricates equipment, modules, and experiments that will assist the instructor in the delivery of desired instructional outcomes.
Acquires, maintains, and inventories equipment, materials, and supplies such as but not limited to metals, live and preserved biologic specimens, etc., and written materials required for student instructional needs. Performs repairs on equipment and learning assistance devices. Checks out and maintains control over tools, equipment, supplies, materials used by students. May be required to maintain contact with appropriate vendors.
Over the telephone or in person provides students, staff, instructors and public with information relating to specific programs. May take messages for students or instructors who are working in the area. May copy materials for distribution for students.
Maintains records of laboratory activity, including typing forms or inputting data or otherwise retaining information regarding the acquisition, maintenance and distribution of tools, equipment, materials, supplies, and/or written materials. This includes documentation to support the handling of hazardous or dangerous materials, substances, and chemicals.
Provides for the general cleanliness and security of the laboratory work area. Handles and disposes of harmful or hazardous materials according to specific instructions relating to their disposal. Participates in providing for a safe environment for the conduct of the laboratory. Reports maintenance problems as they occur.
Oversees the work of student helpers. Coordinates their activities in support of the instructional goals. Trains student helpers in appropriate technical aspects of their work.
Performs other related duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Education and Experience
The position requires a Bachelors Degree in the science area being supported. Alternatively requires an Associates degree and over 5 years of experience in a laboratory, learning support, or equivalent environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Diversity
It is the policy of College of the Redwoods not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation in its educational programs and its employment practices.

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

College of the Redwoods values all members of our community and strives to create a diverse, nurturing, honest, and open environment. CR is committed to equal employment opportunity in its employment and encourages applications from underrepresented group members.

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance of a criminal background check, pre-employment physical examination, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during the recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university will be required.

California School Employees Association is the exclusive bargaining representative for College of the Redwoods classified employees. Each employee hired into a classified position shall contribute to the administration of this contract by membership dues or service fees.

The salary range indicated is reflective of a 20-step salary schedule.

Part-Time
20 Hours/Week, 10 Months/Year, 820 Hours/Year

Salary Grade: 116
Salary: $28.45-$32.03 Hourly Salary (20-step salary range continues to a maximum of $49.89/Hourly)

Human Resources
707-476-4140

Quick Link for Posting https://employment.redwoods.edu/postings/4128
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post id: 7745371820

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