Position InformationPosition Title Laboratory Facilitator, Biology
Posting Number 02058SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level S - Pay Level 15 Salary Range $31.10 per hour (with wage increments to a max of $35.01 per hour). Salary and wage increments are in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Position Type Support Staff - Temporary Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Staff Start Date 01/03/2024 End Date 05/03/2024 Day of the Week Other - See work arrangements. Shift N/A Work Arrangements
This temporary part-time position is available starting January 3, 2024. Hours of work are generally between the hours of 8:00am – 6:30pm, Monday to Friday. Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required. Scheduled hours range between 4 hours to 7 hours per day depending on the assignment. This position is located at the New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses. The successful candidate must be available for occasional work at the both campuses.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Lab Facilitator (Biology) provides laboratory instruction, evaluation and supervision of students in the biology laboratory including preparation of materials for use in the laboratory, subject to the curricula approval of the Biology Faculty. This position also provides exceptional client-centred service on a consistent basis to all stakeholder groups.
1. Provides laboratory instruction and demonstration related to college biology courses, subject to the curricula approval of the Biology Faculty. a. instructs students with respect to the laboratory component of college biology courses and assists students with difficulties related to the lecture component of courses; b. demonstrates the correct use of equipment in the laboratory; c. instructs students with respect to safety procedures; d. supervises students in the laboratory, ensuring compliance with safety procedures; e. develops and implements strategies to facilitate student learning.
2. Evaluates student work and performance in relation to laboratory requirements. a. evaluates written work submitted by students as well as the performance of students in the laboratory in relation to laboratory requirements of courses; b. assesses and assigns final laboratory grades; c. provides additional assistance to students, outside of regularly scheduled laboratory times, in relation to course work; d. assists faculty with marking and invigilating final exams, when required; e. sets and assesses lab questionnaires, subject to the approval of the Dean; f. formulates staff schedule and lab exam schedules, subject to the approval of the Dean.
3. Prepares materials for use in the laboratory, subject to the curricula approval of the Biology Faculty, including using multimedia computer applications. a. assesses new information and determines its relative value in relation to facilitating student learning in the laboratory; b. sets and evaluates laboratory quizzes and exams; c. maintains and updates audio tapes and handouts and arranges for printing of laboratory manuals; d. creates and/or initiates the development of supplementary instructional materials such as posters, information sheets, etc.; e. researches, designs and writes experiments for student use; f. cares for laboratory animals.
4. Performs other related duties. a. creates, maintains and update report sheets; b. maintains records of biology laboratory grades; c. sets up laboratory equipment and demonstrations and ensures equipment is in good working order; d. participates as a discipline member in the revision of laboratory materials and manuals; e. maintains currency with respect to biology and biology laboratory instruction; f. performs Laboratory Technician II duties as required.
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Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail InformationOpen Date 11/14/2023
Close Date 11/21/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www. douglascollegecareers.ca. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by November 21, 2023. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
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Laboratory Facilitator, Biology
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About the employer
Douglas College, founded in the year 1970, is one of the largest public degree-granting colleges located in British Columbia, Canada. Douglas College offers degree and university courses in science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services. The institute boasts of two campuses, the main one in New Westminster and the other is the David Liam Campus suburban campus in Coquitlam as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.
The college provides both on-campus and off-campus housing options to the students. They have an extensive library with books and DVDs, articles, research help guides for the students. There is also a Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR, that is a collection of research and creative assets of the college.
The campus also has a gym, a small box theatre and a large 300 seat proscenium theatre along with a lot of other recreational facilities. Douglas College has over 24,000 students enrolled, among which 17,000 are credit students and 8,500 continuing education students, and around 4210 are international students from 92 different countries. The academic staff consists of around 960 members.
The college offers as many as 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation Performing Arts, Criminology and Social Work.
The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.