Title Code: 7280
Occ. Group: 411.457
Expectations for All Employees
East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
Employees in this class are under close supervision. Work performed in implementing specific instructions in setting up routine laboratory experiments for beginning level undergraduate courses and performing related work as required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Sets up laboratory equipment for experiments as instructed.
Fills unknown containers with proper substances which may involve weighing, measuring, and mixing.
Keeps stockroom supplied with necessary items.
Performs routine maintenance on laboratory equipment.
Cleans laboratory tables, washes and/or sterilizes glassware.
Sees that acid and base bottles are filled.
Performs other work as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of safety precautions and basic laboratory procedures.
Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions carefully and completely.
Ability to use required laboratory tools and equipment.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.
Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school.
Date Skill Eval
10/1/80 2 312022113
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.