Requisition Number: 03024359 Final Filing Date: 08-02-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: LABORATORY ASSISTANT III Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $20.54 - $24.45/hr Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Non-Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit
Department: CHEMISTRY - 040070 Department Description: The Chemistry Department is a large and complex academic and research department located in the College of Letters and Science. The department has state and extramural funds with expenditures of approximately $28M annually including $8M in organized research. There are 32 staff members, 42 senate faculty, 4 continuing lecturers, many Federation appointees, Emeritus Faculty, Postdocs, Pre-Six Lecturers, and 250 graduate students and 700 undergraduate majors.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general supervision, provide support to the day-to-day management and maintenance of large teaching laboratories to accommodate and facilitate instructional laboratory operation in support of curriculum.
Perform standardized and recurring technical procedures, field experimental procedures as well as a variety of business operation.
Responsible for providing assistance to teaching assistants and undergraduate students in lab, record keeping, ordering standard supplies for laboratory use, and assure availability of materials and supplies. Assist with set-up and maintenance of laboratory equipment including testing and operation of laboratory equipment. Serve as night supervisor of student teaching assistants and undergraduate student workers. Clean and maintain student laboratories and preparation rooms.
Physical Demands: Lift, move and carry boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions.
Work occasional overtime.
Work Environment: -During the academic year work evenings and night hours (1:00 pm to 10:00 pm) to meet operational and supervisory needs. At other times work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
-Work a flexible work schedule as we develop new laboratory sections.
-UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: - Knowledge of chemistry consistent with upper division college level including but not limited to terminology, instrumentation, standard laboratory techniques and laboratory safety. - Skills performing standardized and recurring technical and field experimental procedures. - Experience working in laboratory including maintaining supplies and equipment, laboratories and preparation rooms, and providing assistance to users. - Communication skills to interact effectively with supervisors, co-workers and a diverse group of students from differing cultures and backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications: -Experience supervising students. Ability to follow safety rules, protocol and established practices and enforce University policies and procedures.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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