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College Laboratory Assistant I

Position Deleted on 1/16/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Laboratory and Research
Application Due:
Location: Malcolm X College
Employee Type: Part Time Staff
Department: Physics & Chemistry
Union Status: Local 1708
Hours: 29 hours per week: Monday - Thursday: 2:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Salary: Minimum $9 per hour
Closing Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) District 508, is the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation, with 5,800 faculty and staff serving 120,000 students at seven campuses and thirteen satellite sites city-wide. The City Colleges of Chicago is currently in the midst of a collaborative effort to review and revise CCC programs and practices to ensure students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life's goals.

CCC includes seven colleges: Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College and Wilbur Wright College. The system also oversees: the Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, two restaurants, five Child Development Centers, the Center for Distance learning, the Workforce Institute, the public broadcast station WYCC-TV Channel 20 and radio station WKKC-FM 89.3FM.

To assist the biology and physical science faculty members in all phases of laboratory procedures and/or lecture demonstrations emphasizing laboratory safety practices.

Supervise students during biology and chemistry laboratory classes. Prepare living and preserved specimens, reagents, chemical solutions, equipment and materials for laboratory procedures and demonstrations as needed. Perform and evaluate prospective and/or current experiments.

Set up, operate and maintain existing instruments, audio-visual materials, procedures and equipment as requested. Maintain laboratories and storerooms of the biology and physical science departments as to cleanliness, orderliness, safety, and availability of equipment and maintaining inventory using computer software. Assist in the student registration process

Perform other duties as assigned.

All CCC employees are required to adhere to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

Minimum two years of college with course work in general and advanced biology and general and organic chemistry.

Knowledge of routine laboratory safety practices and the ability to perform routine biological and chemical laboratory procedures. Computer literacy is also required.

How to Apply
For consideration, all interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit a current resume, a legible copy of your college transcript(s), if a degree is required (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.), and a cover letter in MS Word or PDF format. Submit by electronic mail only to the below email address, type the position title that you are applying for in the Subject heading, and indicate Full Time or Part Time position:

HR Administrator

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Vacancies may be pending budget approval.

Due to the high volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CCC!
City Colleges of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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