Lab Program Manager in the Chemistry Department

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

ID: 7060252
Posted: September 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
Position Description: Has primary responsibility for oversight, organization and maintenance of chemical and equipment storerooms and inventory. Assists teaching faculty as required with lab preparation, preparation of chemical reagents and equipment and other teaching-related activities. Responsible for overall maintenance of departmental laboratory spaces.
Also has primary responsibility for teaching and supervision of general education laboratory courses. Interest in general education and laboratory curriculum development is expected. Will train faculty and students in utilizing laboratory facilities and equipment including safety/security protocols. Supervises undergraduate student laboratory employees. This position requires a detailed-oriented professional, who can work independently and in team settings, exhibit excellent problem-solving skills, and communicates effectively with both students and faculty. The successful person will need to be able to lift up to 25lbs and be mobile during work hours. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualification are a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related discipline and a relevant experience working in a chemistry lab.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Chemistry or related discipline and undergraduate chemistry laboratory teaching experience. Experience in direct supervision in a professional and/or employment environment. Professional experience in ordering of chemistry supplies and management and troubleshooting of chemistry instruments.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin after the priority deadline and continue until the position is filled.
Benefits: Competitive benefit package
Applicant must submit:
A cover letter highlighting skills and experience from relevant coursework
Resume or CV
Statement of professional goals
Transcripts for all degrees/degree programs (unofficial)
Names and contact information for 3-5 professional references
Please submit documents in a single PDF file. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


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