Tarrant County College District Learning Lab Manager - Science Learning Center in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Summary

Organizes, manages and coordinates an instructional laboratory operation with faculty to support Instructional effectiveness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trains and supervises part-time employees assigned to the laboratory

  • Maintains inventory records and an accurate accountability for all supplies, materials, equipment and software computer packages in multiple labs

  • Researches and purchase specialized items for Construction and Surveying Labs

  • Recommends purchases and monitors expenditures for items suited for multiple laboratories

  • Designs and implements sound operational policies and procedures for the laboratory

  • Evaluates effectiveness of operational policies and procedures

  • Write reports and maintains summaries of lab usage

  • Develops instructional objectives, plans and assessment tools for the area of responsibility

  • Provides instruction, advisement and assistance to students to supplement instructional program and facilitate the achievement of educational goals

  • Prepares lesson outline and plans in assigned area

  • Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids and materials

  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates lab activities

  • Presents subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role-playing

  • Prepares, administers, and grades examinations

  • Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts

  • Develops informational materials describing laboratory services

  • Provides tutoring and mentoring services to students as needed

  • Establishes and implements policies and procedures for lab operation

  • Inspects all safety and emergency equipment and supplies to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations

  • Teaches classes daily

  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Three (3) years of experience with extensive knowledge and/or experience in the specialized field

  • Supervisory experience

  • Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant Certificate is required for those working in the Aviation Department

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience working with computerized systems

  • Courses in the specialized field or equivalent knowledge and experience

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, geology, or physics

  • Experience planning, organizing, and ordering for science lab activities

Special Instructions Summary Job Title:Learning Lab Manager - Science Learning Center

Posting Number:F002072

Position Status:Full Time

Grant Funded:No


Class Code:15

Pay Rate:Commensurate with education and experience


Department:NW Biology

Posting Date:10/07/2016

Contact:Thomas Sosa