Lab Coordinator

Arlington, VA
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Staff and Administrator

Posting Number M00752

Department Biology and Physical Sciences

Reports To Chair, Biology & Physical Sciences

Point of Contact Hazel Sirett


Marymount University seeks a laboratory coordinator to begin work in June 2017. Coordinates and manages all general biology laboratories. Advises and orients adjunct instructors. Procures department supplies. Tracks the department budget. Schedules and coordinates maintenance of departmental equipment. Negotiates pricing with vendors and handles remittances. Manages the department's Safety Training program.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Biology or related field. 1-3 years of related experience. Strong laboratory science background required.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently. Lab management experience. Knowledge of proper biological and chemical hazmat disposal laws in Virginia. Experience in processing requisitions, conducting inventories, and teaching experience in the biological sciences.

Special Notes to Applicants

Please complete the online application form and attach a cover letter, a current CV and a list of three references. You may also attach your unofficial transcripts.

Application materials must be received by 06/17/2017

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 25

Responsibility / Duty

Engages with adjunct instructors to ensure competency of university and department policy, instructor responsibilities, and competency of laboratory content.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Devises laboratory schedules for nine different laboratories.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Edits and updates laboratory exercises and department manuals for instructors and students.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Processes requisitions and procures supplies and services for the department throughout the fiscal year.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Manages supplies and maintenance servicing budget.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Orchestrates product deliveries and maintenance services.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Performs other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you hold a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have 1-3 years of related work experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document