ECST Laboratory Technician (528080)

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full Time Sciences and Laboratory

Job Description


Job No: 528080; 05/24/2023

Instructional Support Technician II
ECST - Dean’s Office

Salary Range : $4180 - $7254/Monthly

Work Schedule : Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions : Under the general supervision of the ECST (Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology) Dean’s Designee who manages technical operations in the College, the incumbent will provide comprehensive support services for inter-departmental curriculum with an emphasis in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Technology. The incumbent will exercise knowledge and judgment related to properly managing scientific materials and maintaining various electro-mechanical equipment. The incumbent will be expected to operate, troubleshoot, and make routine repair of educational support equipment/instrumentation for departments and will assist other technical staff, faculty and students with special projects, experiments, and related work. The incumbent will act as a liaison with CE, ME, TECH department faculty and technical staff to ascertain equipment needs and is expected to maintain records of supplies, materials, components, replacement parts, equipment and instrumentation. The incumbent will assist with the installation of new laboratory instructional and research related equipment, help faculty and students in the independent use of equipment, and assist with maintaining lab safety procedures and protocols.

Required Qualifications & Experience : Equivalent to a graduation from a four-year college or university, or two years of college coursework 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. Three years of 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 instructional principles, methods, and techniques related to the discipline with particular emphasis in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Technology fields. Demonstrated teamwork skills and an ability to collaborate with co-workers having diverse skills and backgrounds. Ability to: plan, organize, and schedule activities; operate electro-mechanical equipment related to the discipline; maintain material and maintenance records; and adjust and perform routine maintenance of technical and scientific equipment. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications : Knowledge of CSU policies, procedures, and forms. Ability to work independently in an organized and fast-paced work environment.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on June 7, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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