Instructional Laboratory Technician (Physics and Earth Sciences (Canyon Country Campus (47.5%)

College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States


Job Description

The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a part-time Instructional Laboratory Technician (Physics and Earth Sciences)(Canyon Country Campus)(47.5%) 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 (Physics and Earth Sciences (Canyon Country Campus (47.5%)

Extended Review Date: June 24, 2020

Requisition# CLA19-333

Under the supervision of the Division Dean, School of Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering, with direction from the Department Chairs, Physics/Engineering department and Earth and Space Sciences Department, with input from Departments’ instructors, performs a variety of technical and specialized duties related to the preparation, operation, adaptation, and maintenance of the Physics and Engineering and Earth and Space Sciences laboratories. Orders, tracks, and prepares (including set-up and clean-up) laboratory equipment, supplies, and instructional materials in a safe, clean, and orderly manner. Provides information and technical assistance to faculty, staff, and students, and works within curriculum, goals, and objectives to develop and modify existing laboratory procedures. 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 June 24, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online.

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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:

Two years of full-time equivalent responsible experience working with the public in an educational, tutorial, or laboratory setting related to Physics/Engineering. Additional years of education may substitute for experience requirement on a year for year basis. One year will equal 30 semester units.

Education equivalent to an Associate’s degree (60 semester units) in a related field. College coursework must include a minimum of one physics/engineering course with laboratory.