Detailed Job Description
San Jose City College
Business and Workforce Development
Performs support services for a variety of courses in the Applied Sciences instructional program by providing materials, supplies equipment and related logistical support to lecture, laboratory, or other activities; prepares materials, supplies and equipment using special methods and procedures related to the discipline.
Direct or general supervision is provided by management or academic personnel. Technical and functional supervision may also be provided by instructional or higher level classified personnel.
Responsibilities may include providing technical and functional direction to other Instructional Laboratory Technician I positions or student assistants, as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain and assure the security of the assigned instructional laboratory facility and related areas.
- Dispense and retrieve laboratory equipment, tools, materials, and reusable supplies.
- Prepare, transport, set up, and take down materials and equipment used in instructional laboratory demonstrations, exercises, practicals, scenarios, and other activities.
- Discuss future laboratory activities and scheduled events with instructors; prepare laboratory facilities and assemble supplies.
- Demonstrate to students the proper and safe operation of assigned equipment.
- Maintain stock levels and inventories of necessary supplies and equipment; reorder, pick up, and deliver as authorized.
- Perform basic informational activities in determining pricing, availability, and specifications of necessary supplies.
- Obtain and maintain material Safety Data Sheets.
- Ensure safe handling, storage and proper labeling of hazardous materials and hazardous waste which may include performing any departmental inspections as required by regulatory agencies.
- Clean and maintain tools and equipment and sure their safekeeping; clean and provide for general maintenance of the laboratory shop areas at conclusion of scheduled activities.
- Perform preventive maintenance on equipment, calibrate, and make minor repairs; report need for major repairs or place service calls as authorized.
- Under direction in instructor, monitor students for proper and safe methods and procedures in laboratory equipment operation and materials handling.
- Perform a variety of miscellaneous office work such as preparing purchase requisitions, answering the telephone, scheduling appointments, photocopying and distributing mail.
- Provide general information regarding assigned program to participants, potential participants, and other interested parities.
- Maintain routine records, files, inventories, and reports.
- Order, pick up, deliver, and set up audio-visual equipment needed to conduct laboratory presentations.
- Operate a forklift as necessary to move materials for instructional use.
- Perform other duties reasonably related to the job classification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Basic procedures and practices of maintaining a supply room and storage area.
- Tools, equipment, materials, and supplies which are used in the particular instructional laboratories and their proper and safe handling.
- Supply and inventory procedures for the effective maintenance of stock levels.
- Operation and safe use of forklift.
- Modern office practices and procedures including filing and the operation of office equipment including personal and on-line computers.
- Apply language skills to read and interpret documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; write routine reports and correspondence; and speak effectively before groups of students or faculty.
- Apply mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; convert from one unit of measure to another; and compute rate, ratio, and percent.
- Utilize reasoning skills to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form, and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- Effectively communicate and interact with persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
- Lift and move up to 50 pounds.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve ;and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.
1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 14% Hispanic/Latino, 22 % Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 52% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.