John Tyler Community College (Becoming Brightpoint) is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. Our college adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide lab assistance to faculty and support the science laboratories in biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, and funeral services, including the funeral services embalming lab, at Brightpoint Community College. Current science offerings include courses in anatomy and physiology, biology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, embalming, and environmental science. The person in this position is responsible for assisting the lab manager in ordering lab equipment and supplies, providing laboratory support to full- and part-time faculty, and performing his or her duties using safe practices. This person will assist the lab manager and support the teaching laboratories at both the Midlothian and Chester campuses. The person in this position should have the ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include days, evenings, and/or weekends. This part-time position will not exceed 29 hours a week.
Required: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Qualifications include knowledge of standard biological and chemical operations, equipment and procedures used in teaching laboratories. Demonstrated ability to conduct a variety of techniques and procedures related to preparation and maintenance of several teaching laboratories. Demonstrated ability to work independently and utilize good organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a diverse population of faculty and staff. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team within a laboratory setting. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer with current software programs. Successful completion and passing of criminal background check is required.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.