The Laboratory Manager for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine Neuroscience Department will independently be managing the day-to-day activities of research projects performed within the laboratory. The incumbent will be providing complex technical assistance to principal investigators in support of various research activities; serving as an authoritative source on research practices, precedents, theory, and principles; establishing priorities; providing training and feedback; and ensuring all projects are completed in a timely fashion.
The Laboratory Manager will also be selecting an appropriate course of action that require demonstrated ability to make independent judgments; establishing laboratory policies and procedures in accordance with research protocols; ensuring staff adheres to all policies, procedures, and professional standards within the laboratory; serving as a back-up for ordering laboratory supplies and inventory utilizing the department P-Card; managing large volume laboratory shipments; overseeing laboratory budget and/or provide input to department budget; supervising student workers and research technicians; establishing priorities; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and counseling employees; and addressing issues and resolving problems. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree at least four years of directly related laboratory management/research experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Ability to keep accurate records of research performed to NIH standards.
*Ability to operate standard laboratory/office equipment and software including MS Office.
*Demonstrated computer skills, and proficiency with MS Office Suite software programs.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with a diverse constituent population.
*Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to work in a dynamic environment and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
*Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
*Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
This is a grant funded position.
This position requires a background check
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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