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Biology Tutor - Student

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. Applicants are to provide the following documents if selected for interview: current college class schedules, work schedules regarding any other employment, and all college transcripts and references not submitted in the application package. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Classification Title Student Employment Program (FWSP/STEP)
Working Title Biology Tutor - Student
Datatel Position ID CHBS9SCITUTR0A
Annual Hours As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours per week
Placement Range $8.40 - $8.90
Position Type Student Employee
Job Category Student
General Description

The Biology Tutor assists students with their lecture and lab material during scheduled hours in the Biology Science Center (BSC).

Reports To Biology Lab Supervisor
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

The Biology Tutor assists students with their lecture and lab material during scheduled hours in the Science Center.

During times scheduled in the Science Center:

A. Assist and answer students’ questions concerning lecture material.
B. Assist students in individual lab exercises.

Understand, obey, and enforce all safety and health regulations applicable in a science laboratory. This will include, but not be limited to, State and Federal regulations concerning hazardous chemicals, infectious organisms, and blood borne pathogens.

Operate, maintain, adjust and explain the use of equipment used in the Science Center.

Effectively interact and communicate with students, faculty and staff while performing duties.

Fulfill student and institutional needs by maintaining a flexible work schedule assigned by the Science Center Supervisor.

Participate in required training.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Current OCCC student enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours for the Fall or Spring semester or enrolled in a minimum of 3 hours for the Summer semester OR Current OCCC student with a Federal Work Study award.

Must have the grade of C or better in a biology course with a lab.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of laboratory equipment, materials and procedures.

Knowledge of safety and health procedures for handling hazardous chemicals and infectious organisms.

A flexible work schedule including daytime, evening and weekend hours.

Ability to orally communicate using the English language, laboratory procedures and theoretical concepts to an individual student or group of students.

Positive human relations skills.

Visual ability, corrected, to observe and detect signs of hazards and obstacles that may cause injury to students and staff in the Science Center or Group Labs.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to position self to access equipment in storage areas that may be above head or ground level.

This position requires the person to remain in a stationary position for sustained periods of time.

This position requires the person to move about the laboratory and campus.

This position requires the person to operate a computer and other laboratory equipment.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to internal and external constituents to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS:
This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, laboratory setting.

This position requires the person to be subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

Preferred Qualifications

None

Required Training

N/A

Work Hours

A flexible work schedule including daytime, evening and Saturday hours with the ability to work up to four nights a week as assigned.

Department Division of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Job Open Date 07/12/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

Applicants are to provide the following documents if selected for interview: current college class schedules, work schedules regarding any other employment, and all college transcripts and references not submitted in the application package.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Posting Number Student, Work Study, Temporary_0402186

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * (1) Are you a current OCCC student enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours during the Fall or Spring Semesters or 3 credit hours in the Summer Semester; OR (2) Are you a current OCCC student with a federal work study award?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you attained a grade of C or better in a biology course with a lab?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document