Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences (47.5%)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
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Work Schedule
Full Time

Job Description

Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial.

These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California's 115 community colleges.

College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.

The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.

Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences (47.5%)

A Part-Time Classified Represented Position


Review Date: December 14, 2018

Position Description:

Reporting to and under the supervision of the Dean, School of Mathematics, Sciences & Health Professions with daily work direction provided by the Department Chair in conjunction with departmental faculty and the Lab Coordinator, performs a variety of technical and specialized duties related to the preparation, operation and maintenance of biological science laboratories and related areas; operates and demonstrates the use of specialized equipment and instructional materials; provides information and technical assistance to faculty and students. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on December 14, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements:
Two (2) years of full-time equivalent responsible experience working with the public in an educational, tutorial, laboratory setting or related area to Biological Sciences. Additional years of education to that identified below may substitute for experience requirement on a year for year basis. One year will equal 30 semester units.

Education equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree (60 semester units) from an accredited institution in a related field. College coursework must include successful completion of undergraduate college biology courses with bench-work skill sets to include microbiology, cellular-molecular, organismal, and physiology courses (minimum of 10 units).