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Teaching Laboratory Specialist I


This is work teaching laboratory equipment usage.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Supports faculty members in their course instruction by giving lectures and demonstrations on the use of laboratory equipment.
  • Assists faculty members with the development of experiments for laboratory courses
  • Performs minor repairs and maintenance on laboratory equipment.
  • Develops budgets for laboratory needs, recommends the purchase of equipment and supplies and maintains inventories.
  • Maintains a library of technical reference materials.
  • Assists students in the use of a computer laboratory.
  • Assists conducting laboratory classes.

Education and Experience

A high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.


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