Job Details

Augusta University
  • Position Number: 5260300
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research


Laboratory Supply Technician - CSM Biology

Job ID: 272025
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Location

Augusta University - Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.

Job Summary

Provide support to all teaching laboratories by preparing equipment, supplies, and reagents; ordering from outside vendors, overseeing inventories and maintenance; and ensuring that biological and hazardous wastes are disposed according to proper procedures.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

Work with faculty and student laboratory assistants to ensure that the proper supplies and equipment are in place and ready for all student labs each day. Assist faculty in the training of student laboratory assistants on procedures of reagent and equipment preparation, waste disposal, and other matters related to lab setup and lab safety. Maintain the stockroom in an organized manner. Maintain an adequate inventory in the stockroom of routinely used chemicals and expendable supplies.

Provide routine service for microscopes and other equipment. Create and oversee work orders related to repairs of departmental equipment and infrastructure. Maintain inventory asset controls for designated departmental property and equipment.

Work with faculty to ensure that proper guidelines for the storage, labeling, and handling of chemicals and waste are adhered to. Coordinate the collection and removal of hazardous waste in the department by working with the Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator. Collect the biannual chemical inventory updates of labs that are conducted by faculty.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area, with one year of applicable experience in a lab setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Experienced with modern biological laboratory and field techniques is required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities



Must be knowledgeable about modern laboratory and field research techniques including knowledge of chemical and biological safety. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.

SKILLS

Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Must have a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented.

ABILITIES

Ability to maintain confidentiality, to be highly motivated, and to work well with faculty and students.

Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required).

Salary: $16.19-$17.46 hourly.

Pay Grade: 14

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/ Search for Job ID: 272025.

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=272025&PostingSeq=1







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