Part time Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory Assistant
Washtenaw Community College
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Salary: $20.69 /hr
Higher Education Institution
4 openings available.
Internal Number: 0603131
Come share your knowledge and expertise with the future of manufacturing while continuing your education. Tuition waivers are available upon hire for up to 3 credit hours per semester at WCC. You must be employed for the entire semester.
WCC is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when part-time and/or on-call laboratory assistants are needed to assist with credit courses in the Advanced Manufacturing Department. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester.Upon successful submission of your application, resume and transcripts, you will be considered for future part-time and/or on-call laboratory assistant opportunities on a per course basis for the following Mechatronic course prefixes in our current catalog:
Position Summary: Assist in the supervision and maintenance of department laboratory and monitor and direct students performing laboratory activities. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist in the procurement and maintenance of the department’s laboratory test equipment, computers, and software. • Order and supervise parts inventory as specified by the Department Chair. • Observe and coach students performing laboratory activities assigned by the department’s instructors. • Observe and coach students for safe working procedures which performing laboratory activities. • Direct student assistants in the routine duties of maintaining the department’s laboratories. • Maintain an active program of personal professional development. • Abide by Washtenaw Community College’s work practice and rules of conduct. • Regular attendance on campus is required for this position. • Other duties as assigned.
Hours/Schedule: This position is scheduled to work a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week with varying hours. This department has courses ranging from 45 – 90 contact hours per semester. This equals 4 to 8 hours per week per course depending on course and length of term.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Thirty (30) credit hours of higher education. • Equivalent of one (1) year related experience. • Certificate or license as needed when connected to the area where the assistant has responsibility. • Demonstrated ability to assume responsibility and work enthusiastically with minimal supervision. • Demonstrated understanding and respect for standard laboratory polices, protocol and safety. • Available to work day or evening classes.
Additional Preferred Qualifications: • Experience with instructional technology. • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations representing a wide range of abilities, ages, nationalities and cultures. • Available to work both day and evening courses.
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's small classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.