Science Laboratory Coordinator (Douglas/Waycross)

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Title:Science Laboratory Coordinator (Douglas/Waycross) Department:Science & Mathematics Job Category:Staff Regular/Temporary:Regular Salary:$16.82 p/h Open Date:06/04/2018 Description:

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Be familiar with the regulatory requirements specific to the lab and ensures all users are incompliance with those standards.
  • Update and maintain the Lab Safety Plan/Manual.
  • Oversees laboratory safety and ensures that the laboratory remains in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Head-up STEM outreach to local High schools.
  • Take the lead for the Science Olympiad.
  • Help with the running of the Science fair.
  • Ensures all supplies are available when needed.
  • Manages and updates Chemical inventories.
  • Communicates and enforces laboratory safety rules to all faculty and staff working in the lab.
  • Schedules safety training for new lab users and retraining for lab users who need refresher training to include but not be limited to: equipment training, safety training and/or lab safety plan reviews and ensure the training has been documented.
  • Ensures that the laboratory is cleaned/sanitized and kept in an orderly manner.
  • Ensures all instrumentations/equipment is functioning properly to include but not limited to eyewash/safety showers and when instruments/equipment is found to need maintenance/repair, he/she contacts the proper person to have it repaired.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • Considerable knowledge of a wide variety of lab equipment.
  • Knowledge of current science laboratory safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of safe chemical and biological storage and disposal procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with science instructors, and to effectively convey information.
  • Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and to deal with coworkers, students, faculty and staff tactfully and courteously to maintain effective service-oriented relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Dean School of Sciences

GUIDELINES:

Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK:

  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations

CONTACTS:

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting
  • The Functional Capacity Requirement Form for this position outlines the physical job requirements (attached)

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:

  • The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties and coordination of primary functional areas
  • Strict regulations and responsibilities related to department systems and applications contribute to the complexity of the position
Required Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree required in Chemistry or Biology with some knowledge of Physics; two years related working experience with this type of work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in Biochemistry with some knowledge of Physics; three years related working experience with this type of work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 1/3/2020
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