Biology Support Lab Assistant

Oakton Community College

Skokie, IL

ID: 7055817
Posted: February 8, 2019

Job Description

About Oakton Community College :
For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Job Description:
Basic Function and Responsibility:

Under general supervision, plan and direct the delivery of instructional support services available in the Biology and Medical Laboratory Technology labs.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate lab preps, use and maintenance of supplies, equipment and educational materials.

Review lab procedures, techniques and equipment with instructors as needed.

Supervise delivery of lab preparations for classes such as Microbiology, General Biology and Medical Laboratory Technology.

With the assistance from the Science Lab paraprofessional, prepare lab make-up work and provide instructional materials for use in the learning lab.

Supervise the safety and security of the lab facilities, i.e., Des Plaines labs and the greenhouse, including holidays and break periods.

Provide budgetary input to the Science Lab Paraprofessional for equipment and supplies, provide inventory reports for administrators, and collect information and data related to the latest techniques in laboratory procedures.

Interview, hire, train and monitor the work activities of student employees.

Assist instructors in demonstration lab procedures as needed.

Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.


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