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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: CC Lab Tech,Instruction
Position Classification Code: R4087
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 05
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of routine instructional functions for on-line courses, classroom settings or laboratory settings.May need to troubleshoot computer hardware and software. May complete set up of chemical, microbiological/maintenance labs to include reagent and media preparation with all associated QA/QC. Assists students in use of equipment and tools. Assist with student advising. Covers classes as needed in the absence of the instructor.
Standard Duties:
Assist faculty in the individualized instruction of students in the labs; assure student safety; Perform or schedule preventative maintenance/repair of equipment and tools within program of study; Assure all equipment is working prior to use; Duties usually consist of tutoring, maintaining supplies, supervising labs, and training and supervising student employees. Train and supervise student employees in their job responsibilities and how to safely conduct themselves in the laboratory; May conduct or schedule preventative maintenance and/ or repair of all equipment/tools within respective program of study. Set up reagent/microbiological media;Maintains inventories of equipment,chemicals, tools,and supplies; Order inventory, chemicals, equipment, media and supplies; Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets as needed or required. Demonstrate to students processes and skills with material being taught in classroom. May grade student assignments, quizzes, and exams as required. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of experimental procedures, protocols, and preparation techniques within area of specialty; Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements; Knowledge of the cleaning specifications of various laboratory equipment, fixtures, utensils, and related materials.
Skill in providing guidance and instruction in laboratory protocols and in the safe use of laboratory equipment.
Ability to follow routine verbal or written instructions; Ability to set up, calibrate, operate, and maintain standard laboratory and test equipment; Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Four (4) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-