Physics Issue Room Technician

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Work type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary

This position reports to the Department Chair and involves supporting all instructional laboratories within the Department. Responsibilities include providing Academic Technology support for instructors, maintaining lecture demonstrations and instructional resources, managing computer and informational technology (IT) resources, and assisting with the implementation of University Policies related to safety, property, and facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs comprehensive support services for all instructional laboratories in the department; assists the operation of the Physics and Astronomy Issue Room.
  • Provides technical support and assistance to all teaching assistants (TAs) and faculty who are teaching instructional labs; maintains and supports the Academic Technology for the instructors including the lecture demonstrations and multimedia resources.
  • Assists to maintain the IT resources and the implementation of the University Policies for safety, property, and facility, etc.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Ability to plan, organize, and schedule his work in consultation with faculty; ability to operate, repair and maintain technical and scientific equipment in collaboration with faculty; ability to coordinate support and schedule to meet a comprehensive variety of laboratory needs; ability to categorize different instructional materials based on the topic.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to self-instruct and a willingness to learn in order to acquire the necessary knowledge for performing all duties related to the position.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.  Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.  Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience

• Equivalent to three years of experience providing instructional support services for a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment related to the discipline required.

• Master’s degree level preferred.

• Experiences with physics instructional laboratory equipment, lecture demonstrations, and multimedia resources preferred. 

• Experiences with the Academic Technology including BeachBoard and online homework systems and the audio/visual equipment preferred.

Physical Summary

  • Medium work - Job involves lifting heavy-weight objects (20-40 pounds) and/or 20% - 40% of the job involves standing, squatting, kneeling, or walking. May require pushing or pulling objects within the weight limits.


Physics & Astronomy


Instructional Support Technician II


Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. 

Hiring Range: The hiring range for this position is $4,211 - $5,196 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

CSU Classification Salary Range: The CSU Classification Salary Range for this position is $4,211 - $7,617 per month.


Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

Time Base

1.0 time-base, 40 hours per week.

Duration of Appointment

This is a temporary position for 2 years with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Application Procedures

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PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. 

Additional Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.


We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact

Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

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