Chemistry Laboratory Instructional Support Technician
Drew University is seeking a Chemistry Laboratory Instructional Support Technician in the Chemistry Department. This is a full-time, 10-month, non-exempt position with the expectation of at least one evening per week to support evening labs when necessary. This role will provide technical support for the the teaching laboratories to ensure smooth operations. Anticipated start date of August 1st, 2019.
The Laboratory Instructional Support Technician’s primary responsibility is to provide support to the Chemistry Operations Manager and faculty for laboratory courses, as well as for student and faculty research. Includes planning, preparation, set-up, and clean-up of chemistry labs. Reports to the Chemistry Operations Manager.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Position requires good judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, effective planning, organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively & work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and students to build and maintain positive and productive relationships.
This position requires the ability to frequently walk and use hands to handle laboratory equipment, to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally, to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodations. Smell is also common in the laboratory setting.
Education and Experience:
To apply, submit the following materials to email@example.com. Please include your name in the subject. Review of Applications will begin June 10th and continue until the position is filled.
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.