The Opportunity

Dartmouth, NS
Competition Number: 2425-090

Operational Support

Program Assistant 2, Medical Laboratory Technology (TS10)

Ivany Campus

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

School of Health and Human Services
Continuing, Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately July 2, 2024

Application deadline is 11:59pm, May 21, 2024

Competition No. 2425-090

Salary range: $46,690.30 to $54,832.37 annually

What you'll do


What you'll be doing

  • Reporting to the Academic Chair of Health and Human Services, and working in partnership with the Quality Assurance Coordinator, you will provide laboratory/shop, program and administrative support for the Medical Laboratory Technology program.
  • You will maintain the laboratory by managing the lab environment, media and/or equipment preparation, and maintenance of the inventory system for lab supplies. Additionally, you will assist with lab demonstrations; provide administrative preparation for the lab, assist with technology needs, including computers; and work with students, Faculty, and staff in a laboratory setting.
  • You will also assist in classroom and lab demonstrations and prepare projects and mock-ups in advance of the need. You will assist Faculty with the safe operation of tools and equipment and safe work practices.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a relevant post-secondary diploma or certification in Medical Laboratory Assistant (or equivalent) and have certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).
  • In addition, you possess training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations as well as Standard First Aid, CPR and discipline relevant safety training or you have a willingness to obtain within the first year.
  • You have a minimum of five years (full time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience in Medical Laboratory Assistant in a broad range of clinical laboratory settings.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, and E-Mail.
  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in advancing your work.
  • Experience in training/facilitation preparation, delivery and evaluation would be considered an asset.
  • Experience supporting/providing service to students and prospective students would be considered an asset.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills and are able to interact at all levels of an organization
  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in the maintenance of laboratory equipment, inventory management, laboratory safety and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG).
  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • You are a strong communicator.
  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to Faculty support and program operational needs.
  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to laboratory processes including document management and Laboratory Information Systems.
  • You have a proven ability to complete required tasks within a defined timeframe independently and with minimal supervision.

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Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

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Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Sarah Curwin, HR Generalist, at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be foundÔÇ»here.

Unfortunately, we can not accept late or paper applications.