Biology Work Study

Department: 
Biology
Position: 
Student Assistant
Department Hours: 
M-F: 8AM-4:30PM
Job Description: 
The purpose of this position is to assist Biology/Math faculty and staff in preparing for laboratories and lectures. The student will assist in preparing for and cleaning up after laboratories and maintaining general cleanliness. All duties are integrated and can change daily to include: preparing microbiological media, laboratory solutions, and setups for the biological laboratories; cleaning and disinfecting counters, tabletops and microscopes; washing glassware; typing and copying materials for faculty and staff; maintaining teaching materials and inventory of laboratory supplies; answering telephone and taking messages; preparing orders for supplies; taking inventory of supplies shipments. Observance of safety rules and regulations for laboratory work a must. Appropriate dress for duties is required. No experience is necessary. All training will be provided. Students must report to work on time. An interest in biological sciences and typing and/or computer skills helpful, but not required. Twenty-four hour written notification for any planned absence is required.