Staff Laboratory Assistant IV - Lab Manager
Title Staff Laboratory Assistant IV - Lab Manager
FLSA status Non-Exempt
SHSU Salary Table
$3,316 – $4,736 per month
Occupational Category Service Maintenance
Department Dept of Computer Science
Open Until Filled Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or in a related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Three years of experience in computer laboratory management, forward facing Information Technology support, in a laboratory at a university, college or experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position
Performs under supervision, a wide variety of routine and advanced technical tasks including maintaining and operating a laboratory for the Center of Excellence in Digital Forensics.
Interprets and applies routine but moderately complex directives requiring moderate judgment ordinary attention and care to tasks such as, but not necessarily limited to, supervising staff and student personnel, scheduling, establishing procedures, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, equipment maintenance and repair, sanitation, security, and compliance with university and governments procedures, standards, rules and regulations. Manages and maintains the Center for Excellence in Digital Forensics (CEDF) support ticketing system. Recommends new and emerging forensic tools. Provides training to students on resource utilization. Provides weekly activity logs to the Director. Collects samples and conducts field sampling and field measurements. Researches and evaluates new technologies to reduce cost, improve performance and security, and enhance management and reporting. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Must be familiar with common laboratory equipment, and the instruction and research curriculum. Must be able to follow oral and written instruction, and to work a modified schedule to accommodate classes and special projects. May require frequent contact with students, staff, and researchers. Skills in Virtual Farm and machine management preferred. Skills in asset management preferred. Position requires communication and interpersonal skills. Attention and care is required in the performance of duties to prevent injury to self or others.