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Chemistry/Physics Tutor/ Lab Aide - Student

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

If selected for an interview, applicant will be required to provide a Recommendation Letter from an OCCC Chemistry/Physics Faculty. Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume and transcript confirming successful completion of General Chemistry I and/or Physics I or higher with a grade of C or better. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. 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 Chemistry/Physics Tutor/ Lab Aide - Student
Datatel Position ID CHBS9PSLATUT0A
Annual Hours As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours a week.
Placement Range $8.40 - $8.90
Position Type Student Employee
Job Category Student
General Description

The Chemistry/Physics Tutor/ Lab Aide assists students with their lecture and lab material during scheduled hours at the Physical Sciences Center. They may also assist the Physical Sciences Professors with Special Projects.

Reports To Physical Sciences 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)

Chemistry/Physics Tutor/ Lab Aide assists students with their lecture material, lab work and special projects during scheduled hours in the Physical Sciences Lab.

During times scheduled in the Physical Sciences Lab:

- Assist and answer students’ questions concerning lecture material.
- Assist students in individual lab exercises.
- Assist students with special projects when feasible

Understand, obey, and enforce all safety and health regulations applicable in a engineering science laboratory. This may 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 Physical Sciences Lab.

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 Lab 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

Must be a 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

Must be a current OCCC student with a Federal Work Study award.

AND

Must have made a C or better in General Chemistry I and/or Physics I or higher.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment, materials and procedures.

Knowledge of safety and health procedures for handling hazardous chemicals and power equipment.

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 Physical Sciences Lab.

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 Chemistry/Physics 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 frequently position self to access materials that may be above head or at ground level.

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 frequently position self to work with lab equipment or assist students.

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 hazards such as but not limited to: close proximity to moving mechanical parts and/or electrical current; exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, oils, and/or infectious diseases.

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

This position occasionally requires the person to wear a respirator.

Preferred Qualifications

None

Required Training
Work Hours

Work hours will be scheduled during the following times:
8:30 AM to 10:00 PM Monday – Thursday;
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM on Friday;
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday.

Department Division of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Job Open Date 07/27/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

If selected for an interview, applicant will be required to provide a Recommendation Letter from an OCCC Chemistry/Physics Faculty.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume and transcript confirming successful completion of General Chemistry I and/or Physics I or higher with a grade of C or better.

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

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_0402220

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 for the Fall or Spring semesters or enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours for the Summer semester? OR (2) Are you a current OCCC student with a Federal Work Study award?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you successfully completed General Chemistry I and/or Physics I or higher with a grade of C or better? (Applicants are required to attach transcript confirming required coursework)
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

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