We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life Insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees + their dependents, tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Supports students, student interns, faculty, staff, and CRO clients by minimizing down-time of malfunctioning lab instruments/equipment and building support systems; by documenting best-use protocols for and demonstrating proper and safe use of the same; by managing the CPLS users website content for all lab equipment/instrument protocols, user manuals, and maintenance documentation. Performs equipment and location safety testing and researches and verifies applicable safety requirements are being met.
What you'll do:
Laboratory and Office Equipment/Instrumentation: • Assist interns, students, faculty, staff, and others as required to operate instrumentation, AV, computers, and support equipment • Test, repair, and maintain equipment and instruments used in the labs and offices; develop maintenance schedules; coordinate repair calls and service when in-house repair not feasible or required by in-place service contracts • Maintain database of equipment and instruments specifications and maintenance requirements • Maintain and test controllers, PCs, laptops associated with instruments; coordinate and resolve issues with IT • For new equipment, instruments, and supplies: assist in defining requirements; assist Lab, CRO, and Program managers in identification, selection and procurement; log, unpack, install, test, validate, and add info to databases for future support; and coordinate with Building, STLCC departments, and vendors/suppliers for shipment, installation, operation, and maintenance • Assist Lab Manager and college Safety Officer in meeting Safety and Risk Management requirements; conduct required periodic testing, e.g. Emergency Shower and Wash testing • Research, define, document requirements for operation of building support systems (e.g. water, HVAC, vacuum, pressure, emergency, power, safety, etc.) and perform required maintenance and testing • Research, study, and learn new tools and applications to customize and expand CPLS website in support of CRO or other requirements SOPs/Protocols and Website: • Research, prepare, test, validate, and maintain SOPs/Protocols for equipment, instrumentation, and specific labs and assays • Maintain and expand Users website for Center for Plant and Life Sciences activities • Research and extend Users website to include areas for Safety and Risk Management (online SDS, Emergency procedures) • Assist faculty and staff in computer, network, web, applications, etc. Additional Responsibilities: • Support tours and public and College events and activities conducted at BRDG Park • Perform other job related duties as assigned
Education, experience, and other requirements:
Associate degree or equivalent and over one (1) year of relevant full-time experience (Equivalent=minimum of 34 credit hours and an additional 2 years of relevant full-time experience)
Experience developing lab equipment/instrument SOPs Possess a strong commitment to a team environment Strong mechanical aptitude, comfort working and repairing equipment Excellent computer, office software, and database user skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to prioritize multiple job tasks efficiently Abide by GLP standards and follow standard operating procedures
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff