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Job Responsibilities : Science Laboratory Technician

Salary : $45,000 – $55,000 a year

Company : Virginia Community College System

Location : Remote us

Role Title
Trainer Instructor I
Job Description
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream “Leader College,” NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.
With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation’s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.
NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

General Description:

To provide support to enhance quality and effectiveness of laboratory activities for science labs primarily chemistry, physics, and geology with additional support for other labs as needed.

Duties and Tasks:

This position provides lab support for the Chemistry, Physics, and Geology departments and assists with other labs as needed. The Science Laboratory Technician is responsible for lab preparation/set-up and the operation and use of laboratory equipment and computers. This person may assist with lab sessions alongside instructors as necessary, participate in developing new lab activities, troubleshoot experiments, provide equipment training to other lab staff and faculty, and update MSDS records in the database of record. This person will also maintain an inventory list for the chemistry lab, assist in the implementation of lab safety protocols, monitor the budget and order supplies, oversee chemical waste pickup, and ensure that all chemicals and equipment are labeled and stored properly. There may be additional duties assigned as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in any Science field. American Chemical Society (ACS) and OSHA certifications for lab safety. Experience with maintaining chemical inventory and budgets. Professional experience working in a research lab or teaching lab in a higher education setting.

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:


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