Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences)

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States

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Job Description

The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking two full-time Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences)(Canyon Country Campus) in the Academic Affairs division. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.

College of the Canyons is pleased to announce the following:

Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences)

(Two Full-Time Positions - Canyon Country Campus)

Review Date: January 28, 2020

Requisition# CLA19-332

Reporting to and under the supervision of the Dean, School of Mathematics, Sciences and 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 January 28, 2020. 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 4-5 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:
Experience: 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).