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Science Lab Aide - Student

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application. Applicants selected for an interview shall provide the following: 1. All current college class schedules. 2. Work schedules regarding any other employment. 3. All college transcriptions not submitted in the application package. 4. 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 Science Lab Aide - Student
Datatel Position ID
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 Science Lab Aide will perform routine tasks required for the ongoing operation of science labs and laboratory preparation areas with supervision. An employee in this position has a high risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of the performance of the employee’s duties.

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)

Assist with administrative tasks during times scheduled in the Science Center.

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.

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.

Wash, rinse, dry and store laboratory glassware in designated storage areas.

Perform routine housekeeping tasks to maintain laboratory, preparation and stockroom areas in a clean and orderly condition.

Maintain assigned solutions and materials in laboratory areas.

Assist in the preparation and distribution of supplies and expendable materials for scheduled labs under the direction of laboratory assistants.

Assist with the preparation and disposal of laboratory media and materials under the supervision of laboratory assistants.

Operate laboratory equipment required for the accomplishment of the foregoing responsibilities according to established procedures.

Perform the foregoing responsibilities in accordance with established safety procedure and regulations.

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 credit hours in the fall or spring semesters or a minimum of 3 credit hours in the summer semester.

OR

Current OCCC student with a federal work study award.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must demonstrate positive communication and human relations skills while performing work.

Must be able to adhere to policies, procedures and guidelines to assure personal safety, the safety of other personnel and safeguard laboratory equipment.

Must be able to perform duties without constant direct supervision.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the Biology Lab to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer and other office/lab equipment to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

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’s essential functions are performed in an indoor, office or lab setting.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, and gases.

Preferred Qualifications

none

Required Training

N/A

Work Hours

15-25 hours/week, set work schedule/semester, between 8AM-5PM, correlates with student’s class schedule, no evenings or weekends.

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.

Applicants selected for an interview shall provide the following:

1. All current college class schedules.
2. Work schedules regarding any other employment.
3. All college transcriptions not submitted in the application package.
4. 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_0402211

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

Required Documents

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