Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50540
Classification Title Instructional Support Technician II
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU/Bargaining Unit 9
College/Department Chemistry/College of Science
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Probationary
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume and Cover Letter
Classification Salary Range $3,698 - $5,546
Anticipated Hiring Range $3,698 - $4,494
Recruitment Closing Date This position is subject to close at anytime.


The Chemistry Department is located within the College of Science and has the responsibility of providing instruction (both lecture and laboratory) for its majors and support for all other major programs requiring chemistry. The department maintains equipment, materials, chemicals and stockrooms to meet program needs. The department also has a major responsibility for implementing, monitoring and maintaining Environmental Health & Safety regulations mandated by local, state, and federal agencies.


The Instructional Support Technician prepares chemical solutions and equipment for instructional labs and demonstrations; maintains upkeep of the labs and equipment; direct/support changeover of labs as dictated by time modules and schedules, including physically setting up and dismantling weekly lab experiments. The incumbent will oversee stockroom window, handling check-in/out of chemicals, equipment, and labware and maintain associated recordkeeping, ordering chemicals, laboratory and stockroom supplies; maintain current records and invoices working closely with office and budget coordinators; provide general safety compliance-principle for general chemistry laboratories, prep rooms and stockroom, which includes quarterly lab inspections; collect and process hazardous waste materials generated from general chemistry instructional labs while working with EH& S to stay within existing regulations; maintain current chemical inventory and up-to-date MSDSs; assist in lab and classroom chemical demonstration development;   troubleshoot experiments, including basic knowedge with spectrophotometers, pH meters and electrode care;  provide lead work direction to student assistants, beginning with the hiring process, teach student assistants safety procedures and responses, as well as everyday work practices related to a chemical laboratory and stockroom; may require coordinating student assistants' work schedules with other stockrooms and perform other duties as assigned.


Equivalent to four (4) years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience
Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area may be substituted for one year of the required experience
Equivalent to three years experience providing instructional support services for a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment in a discipline related to the area to which assigned; knowledge of the principles of performing support services. Ability to plan organize, and schedule activities; ability to operate technical equipment related to the discipline; ability to maintain records; ability to adjust and perform simple maintenance of technical and scientific equipment. 

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a Live Scan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Experience preparing large volumes of reagents


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