Lab Manager

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jun 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Lab Manager

Job Number:
75118

The Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking a highly motivated and well-organized Laboratory Services Manager 1 (LSM1) to maintain the laboratory facilities and operational support for four complex research laboratories.

The Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine is a dynamic and stimulating place to work, focused on excellence in research, education and patient care. The lab strives to create a highly collaborative, dynamic and positive environment, with particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

The Lab Services Manager 1 must possess and demonstrate a keen attention to detail and forethought while maintaining organization among a fast-paced environment. This position must also exhibit a strong desire to develop and plan operational support for equipment needs, space allocations, health and safety compliance and best practice procedures as they relate to laboratory operations. The four laboratory teams regularly engage in conversations, ideas and initiatives to help advance our research and benefit those that we serve - the LSM1 must be able to understand, develop and practice a sound operational philosophy. Please visit our website to learn more about our breakthrough medical research: http://med.stanford.edu/ptrm.html

If you believe that this opportunity is a match for your knowledge, skills and abilities, we encourage you to apply - resume is required. Thank you for considering employment opportunities with the Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine.

Duties include:

  • Oversee the operation and management of a research or teaching facility; schedule and coordinate use of equipment and/or facility.
  • Negotiate and monitor equipment service contracts and warranties with vendors.
  • Determine equipment needs, authorize purchase of equipment, and oversee installation of equipment and instruments in collaboration with facilities services staff.
  • Perform and/or coordinate preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment; determine proper method of repair.
  • Oversee layout, allocation, and tracking of space among multiple labs; manage logistics of laboratory moves; implement plans for renovations of equipment and or/facilities in collaboration with facilities services staff.
  • Administer and prepare budgets that include several funding sources.
  • Administer health and safety programs and ensure safety compliance; act as resource on safety procedures; provide instruction on routine basis; liaise with school and/or university health and safety office as appropriate.
  • Direct work of other staff, including supervision, hiring, promotions, and terminations; determine staffing needs, and ensure efficient utilization of staff.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned



    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Understanding of academic research facility needs.
  • General background in a discipline related to the work of specific lab(s).
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple budgets.
  • Knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration in a research or teaching setting.
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects in a complex and technical environment.
  • Familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations.

    CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

    None

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
  • Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders, sort and file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and foot controls.
  • Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level, and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May at times be required to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include, but are not limited to, chemicals, pesticides, and solvents, allergens, blood borne pathogens.
  • May require work in an environment where animals are used for teaching and research.
  • May be exposed to radiation or electromagnetic fields.
  • Must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, etc.
  • May work extended or unusual work hours due to research or project requirements and peak work cycles. After hours on-call availability required.





    Job: Research

    Location: School of Medicine
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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