Science Laboratory Coordinator I

Location
Killeen, TX
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on May 27, 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution offering bachelor's and master's degrees for life's next chapter.

Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

In order to comply with federal export control regulation, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, temporary resident, refugee or asylee to be considered for this position.

Proof of education required upon hire.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer and Educator and is committed to excellence through diversity.


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Position Details

Posting Number 100S

Position Title Science Laboratory Coordinator I

Work Site Location Killeen

Duration of Position Budgeted- FT

Salary Minimum $35,360

Physical Demands

Ability to lift light objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Job Summary/Basic Function

The Laboratory Coordinator I, under general supervision, supplies, maintains, and organizes laboratory equipment. Prepares materials and trains teaching assistants.

Provide support for the instructional and research science laboratories at Texas A&M University - Central Texas including, but not limited to, chemical and biological solution preparations, maintaining safety/hygiene standards, laboratory safety training, and ordering, inventory, storage, and maintenance of lab supplies/equipment.



Minimum Education/Experience/Skills

Bachelor's degree in Biology or Chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience.

One year of experience.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience setting up labs for biology and chemistry
Experience in preparing chemical and biological solutions
Advanced technical and operational laboratory skills
Working knowledge, training, and experience in laboratory safety, hazardous waste management and chemical hygiene
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding



Preferred Education/Experience/Skills

2+ years of experience



Work Hours

Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm
Some evenings, weekends if needed.



Posting Date 09/28/2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Letter of references may be emailed to hr@tamuct.edu to be uploaded with your application.



Quick Link http://www.tamuctjobs.com/postings/1681


Proposed Job Duties

On this screen, please list in order of importance, and in detail, the job function and duties assigned to this position and estimate the percentage of time given to each function.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 40 Responsibility / Duty

Prepares chemicals and supplies for instructional science laboratories and does the set up/removal of materials for science instructional laboratories.

Percent of total time 25 Responsibility / Duty

Ensures ordering, inventory, storage, and maintenance of all chemicals and supplies, labware, and instruments essential to the operation of the science laboratories.

Percent of total time 10 Responsibility / Duty

Provides maintenance of all laboratories and preparatory areas ensuring cleanliness, updated inventories, and equipment maintenance/issues/repairs.

Percent of total time 10 Responsibility / Duty

Develops and implements safety policies, procedures, and standards for science laboratory operations to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality control of the science laboratory and compliance with federal, state, and university regulations/standards in consultation with TAMUCT Safety and Risk Management Officer and Science faculty.

Percent of total time 5 Responsibility / Duty

Responsible for science laboratory safety training and compliance.

Percent of total time 5 Responsibility / Duty

Provides support for science faculty research programs, including ordering and equipment maintenance.

Percent of total time 2 Responsibility / Duty

Ensures smooth daily operational activities in the research and/or instructional science laboratory, providing support services to researchers, faculty, students and other technicians.

Percent of total time 2 Responsibility / Duty

Develops and implements policies, procedures, and standards for science laboratory operations to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality control of the science laboratory in consultation with supervisor.

Percent of total time 1 Responsibility / Duty

Other duties as assigned.




Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in biology or chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience? 1 year of experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience setting up labs for biology and chemistry?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience in preparing chemical and biological solutions?
    • Yes
    • No



Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3

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