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Part-Time Coordinator I, Science Lab

Part-Time Coordinator I, Science Lab

location8747 W New Harmony Trail, Tomball, TX 77375, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/23/2023
Part Time

Commitment to Mission 

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.  A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in eight areas: Professional Development; Mission & Pride; Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.

Campus Marketing Statement 

Lone Star College-Creekside Center

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

LSC-Creekside Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service satellite center designed to serve the western portion of the Woodlands, as well as Tomball and the surrounding communities. Its location in an area of rapid growth provides an ideal opportunity for both working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses and certificates.

Location address is 8747 West New Harmony Trail, The Woodlands, TX 77375.

Job Description 


This position is responsible for the coordination of general functions in the science laboratory environment. Functions of the position include coordination of services, delivery of materials, coordinating events, organizing resources, tracking laboratory materials, tracking equipment, and assisting with running the lab.


1.      Communicates with the faculty and other laboratory staff about lab schedules and lab materials; maintains a constant dialogue between instructors and labs throughout the semester

2.      Continuously analyzes and improves upon lab-related procedures and practices

3.      Properly handles, controls, and keeps diligent records of chemical and bio-hazardous wastes

4.      Actively remains current with new technologies and safety regulations and promotes a culture of safety in the laboratory

5.      Prepares and inventories complex reagents, chemicals, solutions, stains, media and dyes according to protocol

6.      Properly monitors, handles, sterilizes and disposes of microbiological organisms and other bio-hazardous & chemical waste or materials

7.      Operates and maintains laboratory equipment & supplies including but not limited to microscopes, autoclave, Thermal Cycler, UV transilluminators, shakers, vortexes, incubators, micropipettors and DNA Evaporator/Concentrator

8.      Ensures safety and quality assurance practices are followed including maintenance of SDS (Safety Data Sheets) workstations and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

9.      Provides routine lab support including cleaning and restocking of labs, preparation of microbiological mediums, refilling reagent bottles, washing glassware and recording supplies inventory

10.     Tracks and coordinates budget expenditures

11.     Maintains professional working relationships with a variety of LSC employees at all levels, as well as with outside vendors

12.     Responsible for other reasonable duties as assigned


  • Knowledge and/or experience with infection control policies and procedures and safety regulations (EPA, OSHA)
  • Astute and broad knowledge of the sciences and related safety protocols for the successful handling of day-to-day operations
  • Working knowledge of sterile/aseptic techniques for microbiology Organizational, leadership, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum instruction and cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of faculty and staff
  • Capable of performing required duties with minimal supervision
  • Good safety record and safety consciousness


The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.


  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


  • High school diploma or GED and at least 1 year of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Hourly Pay Rate is $16.40

Benefits Marketing Statement 

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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How to Apply 


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.