Please read the posting and application information carefully. Applications without the required documents (resume and cover) will not be considered.

Temporary, Part Time (Minimum 0.6 FTE, and up to full time)

Dates: January 2, 2020 to April 30, 2020

Under the direction of the Lab Demonstrator (d) and Department Chair, this position is responsible for the preparation and delivery of chemistry laboratory experiments as part of a variety of college chemistry courses. This position also provides general maintenance of laboratory supplies, equipment, and demonstration kits. Occasionally, the position participates in development of new laboratory exercises.

*Candidate must be able and willing to maintain flexible hours as required, as evening courses are routinely delivered.

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Education & Experience

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry major) required.
  • Two (2) years of chemistry laboratory experience combined with general maintenance of supplies, equipment, and demonstration kits.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge and experience of health and safety operations and requirements, including WHMIS safety standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of first and second year level chemistry and laboratory techniques including operation of related equipment (e.g. computer operated instruments).
  • Knowledge of the procedures, techniques, and methodologies involved in providing instructional support services in a chemistry laboratory environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database, email and Internet.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to instruct and demonstrate the use of different equipment to students.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, faculty, staff, students and members of the public.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply department rules, policies and technical materials.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to effectively supervise, direct and lead others.
  • Ability to respond and manage potentially dangerous, hazardous, or emergency situations.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of initiative and responsibility.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work flexible hours as required, as evening courses are routinely delivered.

Salary Range: $30.62 - $35.90 Hourly (Pay Grade 27)

Employee Group: CUPE

Hours & Days of Work: 9:30am - 5:45pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is subject to the compressed workweek schedule.

Please note that internal applicants are given first consideration.

Competition No.: C165-19

Closing Date: 4:30PM on November 25, 2019.

Application Information: Please read the posting carefully and ensure you have your required documents ready prior to applying. Please submit your resume and cover letter by the closing date and time.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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