College Laboratory Technician – Biology
Job Title: College Laboratory Technician – Biology Department
Job ID: 12487
Location: College of Staten Island
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
- Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.
- Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories
- Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials
- Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards
- Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities
- Manages equipment and materials inventories.
Job Title Name: College Laboratory Technician
College Laboratory Technician
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York and the only public college on Staten Island. CSI offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and, through the CUNY Graduate Center, participates in 7 doctoral programs. The College enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs over 2,000 faculty and staff. Located on a 204-acre park-like campus that is minutes away from the cultural treasures of Manhattan, the CSI campus is the largest collegiate site in NYC. Fourteen neo-Georgian-style buildings house 300 classrooms, laboratories, instructional spaces, and study lounges, as well as department, faculty, and program offices. CSI boasts an advanced, networked infrastructure and is developing a high performance computing center that will support technology-based research, teaching, and learning throughout CUNY.
The College's faculty, administration, and staff are committed to educational excellence as they instill in students an enduring love of learning and respect for pluralism and diversity. The College community recognizes its responsibility to strive for the common good, including an informed appreciation for the interdependence of all people, as well as providing students with the opportunities for successful future careers.
Reporting to the Department Chair, the College Laboratory Technician's primary responsibilities would include, but not limited to, preparation, inventory, and ordering for clinical laboratories in Hematology, Chemistry, and Blood Banking, as well as assisting in other laboratory courses in the Biology department, including general biology (major and non-major courses), and histology.
High School Diploma with a minimum of four years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.
Applicants should be proficient in all areas and techniques of the clinical laboratory: Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Blood Transfusion, Microbiology, Immunology/Serology/ Microscopy/Urinalysis.
Preferred applicants should have a B.S. degree in Medical Technology and NYS licensure (ASCP). Experience in a clinical laboratory setting, proficiency in media and culture preparation, basic microscopy skills, and basic chemistry skills for preparation of buffers and laboratory solutions. Additional experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: tissue culture; electrophoresis; PCR; histotechnology, including processing of animal tissues. The successful candidate should possess a wide-ranging biological background for preparation of student laboratories for the B.S. program in biology.
Commensurate with experience
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please go to www.cuny.edu; select "Employment", "Search Job Listings," "More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs," then enter the Job ID# in the "Job Opening ID" field. Cover letter, resume, references and additional supporting documents for candidacy must be submitted as one file.
May 26, 2015
**Previous applicants need not reapply**
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Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 12487
CUNY College of Staten Island
CUNY College of Staten Island
New York, 10003