UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
SCIENTIFIC INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNICIAN 2
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
7785 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)
Develop scientific instructional programs in a basic or applied science teaching program. Coordinate support services for a variety of courses; provide professional/technical support requiring knowledge of a scientific discipline, electronics and/or engineering.
Senior-level class responsible for coordinating instructional support activities, designing/developing instructional programs or designing and constructing equipment. Under general direction, provide support to courses requiring an emphasis in complex design and development tasks such as developing experiments/demonstrations where only general theoretical concepts are identified, designing instructional support applications based on current research findings.
Inspect, test, adjust and do major repair of scientific and laboratory support equipment;
Develop scientific instructional programs, demonstration models and laboratory procedures;
Design, construct and test equipment used for lecture demonstrations or laboratory experiments;
Coordinate the scientific preparation for laboratory programs and field- oriented courses using safety procedures in handling hazardous materials such as acids, pesticides, radiation, etc.;
Coordinate laboratory support, maintenance and store room functions;
Evaluate equipment specifications and make purchase recommendations;
Provide training for students and faculty in a specialty area such as a specific computer software program, holography, ceramics, manufacturing and microbiological techniques, and methods of biochemical analysis, etc.;
Maintain computerized inventory;
Perform the duties of Scientific Instructional Technician I;
May act as coordinator of shop or laboratory controlling all equipment, chemicals and use of space;
May design/develop computer software for use in analytical laboratory courses;
May direct assigned personnel;
Perform related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union
A Bachelor's Degree with major study in a basic applied science AND two years of full-time experience as a Scientific Instructional Technician or equivalent OR equivalent education/experience.
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