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Laboratory Assistant (Electronics)

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Piedmont Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Director, 501 College Dr., Main Building, Room M810, Charlottesville, VA 22902; 434.961.6567.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Laboratory Assistant (Electronics)
Role Title Trainer Instructor I - 29111
Job Open Date 10/23/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $15.57/hour
Agency Piedmont VA Community College (282)
Agency Website www.pvcc.edu
Location Albemarle - 003
Sublocation
Position Number W0000
Job Posting Number 1030701
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Hourly/Wage
Job Type Detail Wage Non-Faculty- W-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Purpose: To assist Electronics program faculty with the setup and maintenance of the Electronics laboratories and related instructional spaces and activities.

Job Description: PVCC is seeking a part-time Laboratory Assistant for the Electronics program. The successful candidate will:

  • Assist with the setup and maintenance of laboratory materials and equipment
  • Assist with instructional activities related to laboratories and related instructional spaces
  • Ensure effective and efficient organization and laboratories and related instructional spaces
  • Provide support to students and community members utilizing laboratories and related instructional spaces
  • Ensure safe operation of all equipment and materials in laboratories and related instructional spaces
  • Serve as an exemplar for safety and appropriate shop practices
  • Assist with recruitment events and initiatives
Minimum Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills when working with all PVCC stakeholders
  • Willingness to work varying schedules from week to week
  • OSHA Certification
  • Experience with and qualification (as applicable) on shop equipment
  • Strong IT skills as related to laboratory equipment and needs
  • Status as a current PVCC student in the Electronics or Manufacturing programs is strongly preferred
Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

Application Package must include—
• State application
• Resume
• Cover letter
• Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references
In order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs site for this position. PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts must be attached electronically to the online application. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for initial review. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service.
References & criminal background checks required.
Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Piedmont Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Director, 501 College Dr., Main Building, Room M810, Charlottesville, VA 22902; 434.961.6567.

Contact Information

Name Jamie L. Wills-Payne
Phone
Fax
Email jwills-payne@pvcc.edu
Address

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * In accordance with the Governor’s guidance on Virginia’s participation in the Employer of National Service initiative, are you an alumnus of a federal national public service volunteer organization such as the Peace Corp, AmeriCorps, or Teach for America? If yes, please specify the organization and your dates of service.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript
  2. Other Document