Lab Assistant Senior (Part-time) - Staff Pool

Houston Community College

Houston, TX, USA

Part time

Healthcare / Community Health & Mental Health

Mar 3

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Oversee and maintain the daily procedures in a multi-function student-use lab.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assist/tutor students using lab software and equipment;
  2. Set up programs in the labs for faculty and students;
  3. Monitor daily, weekly and monthly backups;
  4. Provide assistance to students using the computer lab during registration periods;
  5. Maintain inventories of and secure supplies, equipment and lab materials;
  6. Secure all exams, computers, lab materials and audio/visual aids;
  7. Assist supervisor in the collection of data for studies, surveys and reports;
  8. Assist in developing lab schedules;
  9. Assist instructors in the labs;
  10. Assist supervisor with orientations;
  11. Provide input on new lab software and hardware;
  12. Log all current and potential hardware and software problems;
  13. Create computerized databases;
  14. Install hardware and software upgrades; and
  15. Conduct demonstrations to students and instructors on use of computers, lab equipment and web learning with emphasis on ADA equipment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.



High school degree or equivalent required. Associate’s degree preferred.



Three (3) years of related work experience required.



  1. Proficient in related software within assign area;
  2. Demonstrated competencies in personal computer hardware/software installation and troubleshooting;
  3. Able to maintain computer hardware and software;
  4. Able to work off hours; such as evenings and weekends, and over published college hours as needed;
  5. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance;
  6. Able to effectively communicate with and work well with faculty and administrators; and
  7. Knowledge of computer and data communications equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.


This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.




Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:


David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator

Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517                                   

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or


HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

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