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Biology Laboratory Assistant (Part-time)
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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Biology Laboratory Assistant (Part-time)
# Position Information

Job Description
Virginia Western Community College is accepting applications for a Biology Laboratory Assistant for the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The position performs a variety of biology lab assistance, such as gathering and organizing equipment, preparation of solutions, helping out in labs for undergraduate courses and/or act as teaching aid when help is needed in lab or when faculty member is not present, cleaning glassware and setting up the carts with correct materials, help maintain inventory for biological supplies, maintenance of living organisms, including bacterial culture, and other duties as required.
This is a part-time position, limited to working a maximum of 29 hours per week.
## Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Biology or Chemistry with a strong Biology background, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Knowledge of basic aseptic techniques; ability to handle chemical and biohazardous materials; ability to make appropriate dilutions and solutions; ability to prepare bacteriological media and maintain bacterial cultures; ability to work as a team member; ability to work well with others as well as independently.
## Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with basic Biology and Microbiology lab techniques; familiarity with basic Biology and Chemistry safety; ability to use Microsoft Office; knowledge of basic microscopy and the working order of microscopes; ability to work with microscope slides and preserved specimens.
## Special Requirements
This is a part-time position, limited to working no more than 58 hours per two-week pay period.
Selected applicant will be subject to a background check of driving, credit, and criminal history as a condition of employment.
Documents verifying your identity and authorization to work in the United States must be presented upon employment.
No traditional benefits are provided; however, the individual is eligible to participate in the College's Educational and Continuous Learning Policy which provides for educational assistance for up to six credit hours per semester.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Only complete, on-line applications will be accepted. Applicants MUST complete all applicable sections of the application in order for online application materials to receive full consideration during the recruitment process.
Submission of online application may also include a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and/or an "other" document, such as a letter of reference or transcripts, as part of the online application process.
Incomplete online applications will not be accepted. Materials submitted via regular e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person in lieu of the online application will not be considered. All documents must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date.
For more specific information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, visit: Questions about the online application process call 540-857-7282 or 857-7283.
Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. TTY: "711" or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western Community College will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.
Virginia Western is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity.
# Contact Information
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Human Resources
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Virginia Western Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
3093 Colonial AVE, SW
Roanoke VA 24015-4705
*Working Title:* Biology Laboratory Assistant (Part-time)
*Role Title:* Trainer Instructor I - 29111
*Job Open Date:* 05/18/2018
*Job Close Date:* 05/31/2018
*Open Until Filled:* No
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* Minimum of $12.36/hr., pay commensurate with qualifications
*Agency:* VA Western Community College (286)
*Agency Website:* Click Here for Agency Website
*Location:* Roanoke (City) - 770
*Position Number:* W0099
*Job Posting Number:* 1038032
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Hourly/Wage
*Job Type Detail:* Wage Non-Faculty- W-1
*Pay Band:* 03

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