Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
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Temporary replacement (duration: January 4, 2018 - May 11, 2018) for General Chemistry Laboratory Supervisor.
The laboratory supervisor works with a team of faculty teaching Equilibrium and Reactivity (General Chemistry 2) and is responsible for the laboratory portion of the course. Primary duties of the position are preparation, maintenance and breakdown of the lab for weekly experiments and oversight of seven weekly lab sections. Each lab section is staffed by the lab supervisor, a faculty member and student TA's. Maintenance of the lab includes solution/sample prep, troubleshooting experimental procedures and instrumentation, ordering supplies as necessary and working with the Chemical Hygiene Officer to ensure a safe working environment. The lab coordinator works closely with students, assisting them to accomplish the goals of each experiment and holding regularly scheduled office hours. Grading of student work and maintenance of student grades and the electronic course management system is expected. The laboratory supervisor meets weekly with faculty to prepare for each experiment and is responsible for training of student TA's.
This is a temporary, non benefited, non exempt position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
Bachelor's degree in science required, graduate degree preferred. Background in chemistry preferred, independent lab experience preferred.
HOURS: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (40 hours)
Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,900 students. One of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual in...terests? from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government? are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities. Holy Cross is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a centrally-located New England city of 175,000. The 174-acre hillside campus provides inspiring views, an inviting mix of historic and contemporary buildings, beautiful landscaping, and first-rate facilities. With a tradition of academic excellence that dates to its founding in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has grown increasingly diverse in the last decade. Holy Cross graduates become members of a loyal alumni family; equipped with the resources and perspective to respond as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.