Senior Laboratory Trainer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Staff

Position Title: Senior Laboratory Trainer  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

38071 - ICET Deans Office TKL

Advertised Salary: $23-$55 per hour. Salary to commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc).  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: Classroom and small group instruction for proper laboratory procedures with the Institute for Construction Education (ICET). Monitor written and practical certification examinations. This position is also responsible for developing laboratory curriculum changes.
These are pooled, part-time positions. One or more applicants may be hired as needed on a semester-by-semester basis.
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent.  
Required Work Experience: Five years experience working in the road construction industry related to quality control of highway construction materials. Two years experience in a classroom laboratory setting as a trainer/instructor/monitor.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Current certifications appropriate to program assignment, such as Michigan Certified Aggregate Technician, Michigan Certified Bituminous Laboratory Technician, Level 1 and/or Michigan Certified Density Technician.  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Available to travel and work at varied days and times.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Successfully interact with visitors, faculty, staff and students.
Classroom and small group instruction for proper laboratory procedures.
Monitor written and practical certification examinations.
Stay current with industry regulations and requirements as they pertain to curriculum development.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Support, promote, and develop university student enrollment and retention initiatives.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Understanding of the Michigan Department of Transportation laboratory and testing procedures, the American Society for Testing and Materials Standards, and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Standards as they apply to the construction industry.
Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Certification/License
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach cover letter, resume, and copies of all applicable certifications.
Certification (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of appropriate certifications listed in the required qualifications section.
The anticipated start date of these positions is Fall 2024 (preferably August) and Spring 2025 (preferably January).
Initial Application Review Date:
July 19, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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