Required Schedule Flexibility
(1-5 scale with 5 as most flexible): 3
The Chemistry Department hours are 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. We often have one or two evening labs during which the department is open. We need workers in the department if there are students in the labs or classroom
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Laboratory preparation and supervision,
Assistance with grading,
Tutor students in chemistry,
Oversee the stock rooms.
Secondary duties and responsibilities:
Clean the department,
Assist professors in demonstrations,
Safety training the College provides,
Limitations: The laboratories are not equipped or accessible for a handicapped person,
Limitations: People who are pregnant should not work in the department and be around the chemicals.
Higher level science and math classes,
Understanding of chemicals and the sciences.
Working in the department gives hands-on experience which is valuable for acceptance into graduate school, pre-professional programs and potential employment. It also allows them to interact with professionals in the field.
The student will:
Understand the basic of the major branches of chemistry and see the connections to other disciplines,
Acquire the skills necessary to be able to use the tools, techniques, and instrumentation of chemistry to serve others in their profession as hard-working persons of character,
Be knowledgeable, thoughtful, and active citizens of God's kingdom and our country and be able to apply critical thinking skills to make well-informed decisions about current chemical and scientific issues,
Be able to collect, evaluate, and communicate chemical information and present it the world both in oral and written form,
Understand and appreciate the beauty of God's creation when explored at the molecular level,
Prepare labs, order supplies, clean up after labs,
Read, be aware of and practice all safety rules and regulations,
Know the location and use of the following safety equipment: fire extinguishers, fire blanket, eyewash, first-aid kit, and phone,
Be able to understand the data in NFPA symbols and MSDS,
Tutor students, and encourage them to think about the problem instead of giving them the answers,
Grade homework assignments accurately and efficiently,
Keep student records confidential.