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RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College of New Jersey has an enrollment of 5,000 students and offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. The College is ranked as fifth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category by U.S. News & World Report.
Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
Under the direction of the Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator, provides assistance in the operation of the chemistry laboratories. This includes but is not limited to preparation, set-up, take-down and clean-up for the chemistry labs offered by the chemistry and biochemistry major. Serves as sole staff on duty during designated hours.
• Assists Chemistry Lab Coordinator in all aspects of laboratory preparation for chemistry and biochemistry teaching laboratories • Prepares reagents and equipment under the supervision of the Chemistry Lab Coordinator • Sets up and takes down laboratory equipment as needed for teaching labs • Responsible for proper collection and disposal of waste generated in the teaching labs under the supervision of the Chemistry Lab Coordinator • Maintains cleanliness and organization of student laboratories, chemistry prep areas and chemical stockrooms • Maintains SDS documents as directed by the Chemistry Lab Coordinator • Is present during lab sessions designated by the Chemistry Lab Coordinator to provide supplies and assistance as required as well as maintain safe practices. This includes evening lab sessions. • Other duties as assigned by the Chemistry Lab Coordinator • May occasionally assist with similar duties in the Biology Labs as assigned by the Biology Lab Coordinator
• Successful completion of 60 semester hour credits from an accredited college or university which shall have included 24 semester hour credits in chemistry
• Applicants who do not possess the required credits may substitute two (2) years of experience as a Chemistry Laboratory Technician.
Knowledge of chemistry or other field of science involving lab analyses
Knowledge of laboratory equipment, reagents and techniques.
Ability to analyze routine laboratory problems, organize assigned work, and develop effective work methods.
Ability to make varied routine laboratory analyses in accord with standard and prescribed procedures.
Ability to use laboratory equipment, utensils, materials and supplies in such a manner as to avoid breakage, deterioration and loss.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the chemistry labs.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.
Ability to lift 30 lb.
Understanding of and commitment to maintaining safe lab practices. Serve as example of use of personal protective equipment.
Commitment to customer service within the limitations of the curriculum and safety regulations.
EEO Statement: Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
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