The Science Lab Assistant/Science Tutor will act as both science lab assistant and tutor, working in both the science labs in EPC and BPC, and the BPC Learning Resource Center. This position will work with students, especially those in biological sciences, other sciences, math, and health career courses, to aid comprehension and provide skills and strategies that empower students. They will also work directly with biology faculty to create study materials to improve student learning and evaluate laboratory procedures and program enrollment data. In addition, this position will maintain and order science equipment, prepare for labs, and manage inventory in the lab. 50% of the time during the school year, this position will work in the LRC to assist students in both biological sciences and other general education/developmental and program courses, including writing. The Science Lab Assistant/Science Tutor position will work full time during the school year and part time during the summer and will travel regularly between campuses. This position works directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as people with disabilities, and fully supports the College's commitment to equity and inclusion.
Specific duties include:
Advise and tutor individuals or small groups of students, especially those in biological sciences, other sciences, math, and health careers courses
Perform basic lab operations
Collaborate with science faculty to develop new ways to meet the needs of students and serve them
Prepare, monitor, and evaluates tutoring activies in the Learning Resource Center
PLEASE NOTE: To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below. Official transcripts may be required of the successful candidate upon hire.
Associate or higher Degree in Biological Sciences (including biology, wildlife science, plant biology, and related fields) AND one (1) academic year of teaching/tutoring experience in Biology at the high school level or above
An equivalent combination of education and work experience
BAIBS degree or higher in biology or related field
Previous experience working in a college biology or similar science lab
Previous experience working in a chemistry lab
Training in science education theory and practice
Ability to work independently and with sensitivity to creatively tutor, engage and motivate students, especially those with disadvantages
Ability to effectively tutor health careers subject areas and general education/developmental courses including other sciences, math, writing
Knowledge of data privacy and other legal issues and relevant disability legislation
Knowledge of technical college goals and HTC's mission
Available to work varying first and second shift hours
Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College is the largest technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Hennepin Technical College has a diverse student population of more than 9,500 and offers degree and non-degree coursework in over 45 programs. Achieving a 99% job placement rate within its network of industry partners, Hennepin Technical College prepares students for in-demand and high-paying employment opportunities Hennepin Technical College is a member of Minnesota State, which includes 30 community and technical colleges and seven state universities serving approximately 400,000 students. It is the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the United States.
To apply for this position, applicants must submit their application/resume through the Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Employment website: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/ . To view and apply for this vacancy, search Job ID 34734. Mailed applications will not be accepted. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate upon hire.
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About HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The college is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. HTC faculty and staff are committed to preparing students to be successful in obtaining the education and skills that can result in employment and a career. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. Students receive a well-rounded educational experience that gives them the skills and ability to secure the first job in their career as well as to advance in their career.