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Education/Laboratory Assistant

Job Opening at the
University of Southern California Wrigley Institute
Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island

Position: Education/Laboratory Assistant

Application Details: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/41664

The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is seeking a Program Assistant to serve as their Education/Laboratory Assistant at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island. 

Job description: The Education/Lab Assistant is a full-time position at the Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island (near the town of Two Harbors). Working closely with the Director of Education and the Laboratory Manager, the Assistant will develop and implement educational and outreach programs for people of all ages and be an integral part of the science support team, particularly with respect to the Institute’s Interpretive Center.

Specific job duties:

  • Schedule and lead education groups in the field and in the classroom at the Wrigley Marine Science Center
  • Work with Education Staff and researchers to develop new programs
  • Coordinate graduate and undergraduate student education and outreach efforts
  • Maintain inventory for education program supplies (including waterfront gear)
  • Assist with maintenance and growth of Interpretive Center
  • Provide basic laboratory and research support

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, education or environmental studies
  • Experience developing and teaching classes to diverse audiences
  • Previous lab safety training preferred
  • Ability to recognize potential lab hazards and take appropriate actions
  • Knowledge of local environment (marine and/or terrestrial) preferred
  • Self-motivated and strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or equivalent)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Hours: Full time. Some weekend and evening hours required.

Work location: Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, CA. This position requires living on Catalina.

Application Details: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/41664

 


 

Administrative Assistant

Job Opening at the 
University of Southern California Wrigley Institute
Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island

Position: Administrative Assistant

Application Details: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/42641

The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is seeking an independent, self-motivated Administrative Assistant to work at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island.

Specific job duties:

  • Performs front desk administrative duties associated with the running of a remote college campus and field laboratory
  • Composes and produces a variety of business correspondence, reports and related materials
  • Works closely with the Wrigley Institute business officer on billing and other financial matters
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for information on transportation and visiting the Wrigley Marine Science Center
  • Input visitor data into database. Researches and gathers data for departmental reports.

Hours: Full time.

Work location: Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, CA. This position requires living on Catalina.

Application Details: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/42641