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Lead Technical Assistant in Allied Health
Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York
Date Posted 07/26/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class supervises and performs duties to assist faculty in the instructional, clinical and simulation laboratories at Westchester Community College. The incumbent is responsible for the operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment; frequent use of automated systems and peripherals; maintaining inventory control; performing equipment repair and maintenance; and planning and coordinating clinical laboratory experiences. The incumbent performs weekly calibration and maintenance of respiratory, radiologic and nursing equipment and provides technical assistance to administration, faculty and students. The incumbent is also responsible for the use of facilities and equipment to accommodate the instructional needs of faculty and students. Responsibilities also include troubleshooting laboratory equipment such as ventilators, x-ray machines and simulation manikins. The incumbent will manage appropriate disposal of biomedical waste material and maintain OSHA and EPA records to document disposal of hypodermic needles, dissection cadavers, and spent s for gases and liquids. In consultation with faculty and staff, the incumbent will create and host special events such as the nursing pinning ceremony, health fair, educational seminars and professional development events. Working collaboratively with students and faculty is an essential function of this position. Specific duties may vary depending upon assignment.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A high school or equivalency diploma and five years of experience is required. Familiarity with campus and professional software also required. Excellent communication skills and the ability to organize the maintenance and procurement of equipment, and coordinate laboratory schedules across disciplines required. The ability to maintain, sanitize, and troubleshoot a large variety of equipment that is used in hospitals is also required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ability to support faculty in the use of new technology by assisting in programing various health related scenarios into the system preferred. The ability to work closely with IT to procure, install and maintain specialized computer systems also preferred.

Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $59,805 plus competitive benefits.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

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