College Laboratory Assistant 2

Anoka, Minnesota
Oct 04, 2021
Nov 03, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

POSTING DATE:  9/23/2021

CLOSING DATE:  11/01/2021

CLASSIFICATION                       College Laboratory Assistant 2 (Practical Nursing Lab Assistant)                         

WORK AREA                               Nursing Department  

HOURS OF WORK                      Monday-Friday (8:00 am-4:30 pm)                                                                                   

EMPLOYMENT CONDITION      Full-time, Seasonal, Classified                                        

SALARY RANGE                         $18.61 - $26.01 hourly/$38,858-$54,309 annually


Anoka Technical College provides innovative career and technical education to help our students and communities live and learn well. Our goal is to strive for inclusive excellence in our commitment to preparing all students and employees for success.

The aligned institutions of Anoka Technical College (ATC) and Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) are members of Minnesota State. With over 100 degree, certificate, and transfer programs across three campuses, ATC and ARCC have served the citizens of the Twin Cities and East Central Minnesota since 1965. We recognize and assert the value of inclusion as an ethical imperative and as a necessity for academic rigor, student success, and lifelong learning.

Our commitment to inclusive excellence seeks to extend beyond academic offerings to meet diverse student interests as well as regional and economic needs. ATC is located in Anoka, Minnesota. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages and ethnicities as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. The student population at ATC is composed of 0.7% American Indian/Alaska Native, 5.9% Asian, 13.4% Black or African American, 5.5% Hispanic of any race, 0% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 69.7% White, and 4.8% multiracial and 50.1% post-traditional students.

Our college prides itself in our support for students’ holistic needs and we have many students who are first-generation students, students with disabilities, veteran students, and students who identify as LGBTQA.  We are also committed to creating a vibrant and diverse community of employees at ATC, with 6.5% of our current employee population being people of color.  For more information about our college, please visit our website at   


The Practical Nursing program is a MN Board of Nursing approved program of study to prepare students for a diploma in Practical Nursing.  Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses.  This position provides advanced technical assistance to students and faculty in the Practical Nursing Program, performing duties with a high level of independence.  This includes preparing labs (ordering supplies and set up of materials), assisting students who wish to practice skills in the lab, and assisting faculty with lab and simulation experiences.    


  • Post-secondary or industry certificate, diploma, degree or relevant licensure in Practical Nursing AND one year experience in teaching, tutoring or training others in Nursing.


  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with individuals in a diverse multicultural and multiracial community;
  • Medical/Surgical nursing experience;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, including listening, speaking, writing and the ability to interact professionally with diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and helpful manner;
  • Ability/desire to work with students in a lab setting, either one-to-one or in small groups;
  • Math skills, sufficient to verify scope of calculations and assessment of cost;
  • Strong organizational skills, sufficient to maintain inventory and quickly set up laboratory experiences;
  • Computer skills sufficient to enter and retrieve data into computer software systems to create purchase orders.


This position is posted on the State of Minnesota website at  from September 24, 2021 –  November 1, 2021. The Job ID is 49253. Please complete the online application form and upload your combined resume and DE&I Statement by the deadline. Please see DE&I statement prompt below.

DE&I Statement Prompt: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work is the responsibility of the entire college, including our faculty and staff. Describe how you would be able to support the efforts of Equity 2030 and the campus work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the position for which you are applying.

Please note that paper and emailed applications will not be accepted. Within your resume, please address how you meet all of the qualifications and any preferred qualifications for this position. Incomplete applications may not be accepted.

The safety of all members of ATC is of vital concern. The Clery Act Campus Crime & Security Report is available to perspective employees at The campus Title IX Coordinator is Kevin Lindstrom and can be contacted at or (763) 576-4076.

It is our commitment to insure the selection process for this position is accessible to all candidates.  Please contact the Anoka-Ramsey Human Resources Office, (763) 433-1160, to obtain these materials in an alternative media and/or to request a reasonable accommodation during the selection process. 

NOTICE:  In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business, whether using a personal, rental, or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a Vehicle Use Agreement check annually. 

Anoka Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and employer.

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