Lab Services Manager 2

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Lab Services Manager 2

Stanford University

Job Number:
83161


Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and preparing students for leadership in a complex world.


The Department of Chemical and Systems Biology has 12 faculty, 53 graduate students, and 51 postdoctoral scholars and seeks to advance biomedical science through molecular and quantitative approaches and translate laboratory discoveries into new clinical therapies. We are one of the premier basic science departments in the country, attracting stellar graduate students and fellows who advance to positions as top scientists and academic leaders in their field.


We are seeking a Laboratory Services Manager 2 to maintain the laboratory facilities and supervise staff supporting the operations of one or more complex research and teaching facilities of significant complexity. Apply advanced knowledge of principles, concepts, and methods for assigned area of responsibility. Participate in strategic planning and complex budgeting activities.

Duties include:

  • Oversee the operation and management of assigned research and teaching facilities.
  • Participate in creating strategic plans for future laboratory needs in consultation with faculty and department leadership. Consult and collaborate with faculty and department leadership to plan and allocate lab space for current and future teaching and research needs.
  • Plan and determine equipment needs, authorize purchase of equipment including capital improvements, and manage installation of equipment and instruments in collaboration with facilities services staff. Evaluate and strategically determine equipment upgrade/replacement options and other alternatives in lieu of repair based on latest technological advances and current and future needs. Negotiate, select, and monitor complex equipment service contracts and warranties with vendors.
  • Design and implement plans for renovations of equipment and/or facilities; manage complex laboratory moves in collaboration with facilities services staff.
  • Administer and prepare complex budgets that include multiple funding sources.
  • Oversee and administer health and safety programs and ensure safety compliance; 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

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    Bachelor's degree and five 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 large 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.

    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 bourn 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

    WORK STANDARDS:
    • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
    • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

    Additional Information

    Job:

    Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
    Schedule:
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    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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    Posted: 5/24/2019
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