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Position Information
Posting Number: 06001087
Position Title: Forestry Lab Assistant (Part Time, Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
Posting Date: 05/16/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes):
Length of Position: Temporary, as Needed Basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type: Temporary PT Hourly
FTE: < .50 FTE
Salary Level: Irregular Wage Salary Schedule
Starting Minimum Pay: $10.25/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Starting Maximum Pay: $10.25/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Hours per Week: Hours of the Week may Vary
Work Schedule: Work Schedule may Vary
Days of the Week: Days of the Week may Vary
Job Summary/Purpose:

The Forest Resources Program seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Lab Assistant. Lab assistants will assist the primary course instructor in the education of students in the lab experience.

Essential Functions:

1. Assist during Forest Resources program course labs under the direction of the primary instructor, answering student questions regarding lab exercises, providing instruction in lab procedures, monitoring of safety during labs requiring use of hand tools or power equipment, administering of lab quizzes, grading of lab quizzes or assignments. Assist in development of lab and lecture exercises and curriculum under direction of primary instructor.

2. Conduct layout of field lab exercises, checkout and in of equipment as needed. Perform minor maintenance/cleaning of lab equipment in the tool room or field.

3. Conduct data entry and analysis of lab data

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Thorough knowledge in the field of Forest Resource Technology at the technician level.
2. Knowledge of teaching and instruction of various audiences and group dynamics.
3. Visual ability, corrected, to enable assistant to observe, direct, and supervise students in classroom situations.
4. Familiarity with tools (both hand and power) that are used in forestry, including but not limited to diameter tape, relaskop/clinometers, increment borer, binoculars/spotting scopes, and chainsaw.
5. Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer-controlled mixed media presentations.
6. Ability to operate or oversee the operation of computers and other written materials.
7. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter.
8. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services. Familiarity with and ability to remain in communication with the Forest Resources Program Director and program staff and faculty on a regular basis.
9. Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature.
10. Ability to work with Forestry Program Director, faculty, Instructional Dean and other COCC staff at all levels.
11. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations, as required.
12. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Able to complete the essential job functions listed above with or without reasonable accommodation.

Work is typically performed standing. Must be able to safely lift 50 pounds.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education: High School diploma or GED

2. Experience: One year of coursework in a Forest Resources Technology or related field.

Special Qualifications:

1. Education: AAS degree in Forest Resources Technology or related field.

2. Experience: Teaching experience in a Community College setting preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

THIS RECRUITMENT IS HIRING FOR AN ON-CALL TEMPORARY HOURLY NON-BENEFITED POSITION, TO ASSIST WITH SCHEDULING VACANCIES AND REPLACEMENT NEEDS.

NOTE: You may be required to upload required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled Yes

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