• Laboratory Student Assistant (Cartersville)

    Georgia Highlands College
    Job Description
    Laboratory Student Assistant (Cartersville)

    Job ID: 263137

    Location: GHC - Cartersville Instr. Site

    Full/Part Time: Part Time

    Regular/Temporary: Temporary

    About Us

    Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, and Dallas. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor's degree options both in the classroom and online.

    We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees. This includes our most recent honor of being recognized as one of the semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for assisting in the set-up and management of science laboratories.


    • Prepares materials, solutions and equipment for labs
    • Cleans materials, equipment and models
    • Assists in the receiving and inventory of laboratory materials
    • Monitors laboratory supplies and materials inventory; reorders as needed
    • Sets up new labs at satellite campuses as needed
    • Performs duties related to the mission of the school and department
    • Performs related duties

    Required Qualifications

    • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent
    • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years prior

    Optional Documents to Attach

    1. Resume

    2. Cover Letter

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    • Knowledge of the maintenance and operation of laboratory equipment
    • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
    • Knowledge of science laboratory safety procedures
    • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
    • Skill in oral and written communication

    Contact Information

    For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources by email at mailto: jobs@highlands.edu?subject=Job%20Opening%20Questions

    For technical support, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or mailto: oneusgsupport@usg.edu?subject=Job%20Opening%20Questions

    Conditions of Employment

    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

    Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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