La Plata, MD United States
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Assistant Lab Coordinator PT LEON/PRIN

The College of Southern Maryland

Job Title: Assistant Lab Coordinator PT LEON/PRIN
Job Location: La Plata , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-04-30
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Lab Coordinator PT LEON/PRIN

The College of Southern Maryland

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Job Description

The Assistant Lab Coordinator is responsible for the daily and weekly preparation of materials and set-ups for all biology, chemistry, geology and environmental science labs on the Prince Frederick and Leonardtown campuses. The Assistant Lab Coordinator will work with limited supervision under the Lab Coordinator and in cooperation with faculty. The Assistant Lab Coordinator is responsible for the hiring, training and supervising of student assistants. The Assistant Lab Coordinator must have knowledge of biology, chemistry and related topics sufficient to carry out lab preparations and to support the basic function of the labs.

The work schedule for this part-time position is 30 hours per week split equally between the Prince Frederick and Leonardtown campuses.

When applying for this position, please be prepared to answer the following questions:

  • Do you have experience working in an academic laboratory?
  • Please describe at time when you were required to work without direct supervision, establish your work schedule and deal with the expectations of multiple people.

Job Requirements

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or chemistry
  • Knowledge of basic techniques in microbiology including media preparation and maintenance of cultures
  • Knowledge of chemical measurements, calculations, and preparation of chemical solutions
  • Knowledge of general OSHA regulations pertaining to the use, storage, and disposal of non-hazardous and hazardous materials or substances
  • Knowledge of standard laboratory procedures
  • Knowledge of function and utilization of Chemical Hygiene Plan
  • Ability to write, update, and/or follow standard operating procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Dependable and able to follow instructions
  • Experience in the operation of computer and application software
  • Ability to trouble shoot and test new lab equipment and lab procedures

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please apply online at:

Once you have completed your application, please submit your transcripts via e-mail to (in one of the following formats: doc,xls,txt,rtf,pdf,gif,jpg,htm,html). Please do not send your resume to this e-mail address. Please submit your resume by clicking on the 'submit resume' button at the bottom of this screen. Please do not send the transcripts until AFTER you have submitted your resume.

College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidates for these positions will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.

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