University of Chicago Teaching Support in Chicago, Illinois


22252 Chemistry

About the Unit
Job Information

Job Summary:

Supports instruction in teaching laboratories, constructs, tests, operates, and/or maintains laboratory or instructional equipment. Runs equipment stockroom. Cleans and stocks instructional laboratories.


  • Cleans and stocks instructional laboratories.
  • Orders and stocks glassware inventory.
  • Maintains student key inventory.
  • Maintains records of student glassware breakage.



  • Ability to train others
  • Knowledge of relevant laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and safety requirements
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software


  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods
  • Ability to construct relevant instructional equipment
Additional Requirements​​

Education, Experience or Certifications:


  • Required - high school diploma or relevant
  • Preferred - Bachelor's degree in science field


  • Required - A minimum of one year of relevant experience

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • ability to stand for up to 2 hours
  • ability to bend, crouch, or stoop
  • fire safety and evacuation
  • chemical hygiene plan
  • personal protective equipment

Required Documents:

  • Cover letter and resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility


Pay Frequency


Pay Range

Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours




Job is Exempt?


Drug Test Required?​​


Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?


Health Screen Required?​​


Posting Date


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Posting Statement:​​

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

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  • Posted 30+ Days Ago
  • Full time
  • JR02824