Manager – Instructional Support in Chemistry Laboratory

Manager – Instructional Support in Chemistry Laboratory

Job no: 498862
Work type: Full-time
Location: Brookhaven

Working Title
Manager – Instructional Support

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$4,416.67 mo. - $5,079.17 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$25.48 per hour

Business Travel
N/ A


Position Type

Position Summary
Responsible for the coordination of Chemistry labs. Duties and responsibilities may include supervision of the daily operations of assigned chemistry labs and facilities as well as the development, setup, improvement and quality control of the experiment. This may include: supervision of assigned staff; working with faculty, support staff and students to maximize the effectiveness of the labs; maintaining instructional lab materials on eCampus; monitoring Hazmat compliance and waste disposal as well as good lab practices. Maintain physical inventory of equipment, chemical inventory and MSDS compliance. Experience with analytical equipment and computer-based instruction is required. Assist in the development and updating of instructional materials as necessary.

Responsible for assisting with the day-to-day functions of a segment of work, a sub-section of an organization, or a functional area within an organization.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Responsible for assisting with the planning, direction or oversight of a business unit, division, department, or an operating unit within an organization with or without reporting staff. Plans and maintains work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage the optimum performance of its people and other resources within the organization. Assists in the establishment and implementation of efficient administrative policies, programs and procedures; develop strategic goals and objectives for area(s) of responsibility in conjunction with strategic direction, mission and goals of business unit or organization. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with both internal and external groups with a cultural, racial and ethnically diverse background; strong commitment to world-class customer service. Recognize emerging trends in area(s) of expertise and prepare for changes that may occur as a result of these trends. Ability to multi-task and/or lead projects to ensure they are completed within timeframe and budget.
Manages the preparation and maintenance of reports necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a potentially hazardous lab environment. Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Associates degree plus three (3) years of related work experience. Official transcripts are required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ******

Additional Requirements/Preferred Skills Bachelor’s degree or higher, majoring in Chemistry, plus minimum of three years working in an educational science laboratory preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

May also be responsible for coordinating chemistry tutoring services, purchasing supplies and managing department budget.

Responsible for the daily operations of assigned student lab(s), by providing day-to-day problem resolution and coordination of lab services. Follows policies and procedures established by the District. Manage and monitor students in the computer lab during open lab periods. Secures all laboratory resources, equipment, and materials and maintains and replenishes inventory. Programs and prepares laboratory simulations/exercises necessary for demonstration and other related skills. Responsible for reports, proposals and recommendations related to lab functions, regarding the usage of resources, or related information for use in short and long-range planning. Build, maintain and encourage productive working relationships with faculty and divisions in developing, administering, and coordinating appropriate student services for the lab, including orientations. Assists students through clarification of simulation assignments and lab exercise through direct interaction in a lab setting environment or via electronic communication for a distance learning courses. Responsible for troubleshooting lab hardware/software issues; ensures proper maintenance and request service repairs as deemed necessary. Develops, customizes, and maintains a variety of spreadsheets and files utilized to provide comprehensive information to management and provide documentation for budget transactions. Promotes safe lab practices/procedures and remains calm and logical, following established procedures, in emergency situations. Manages the inventory of hazardous materials in the labs. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills to present a variety of material and resources for the purpose of conveying information to a diverse population. May supervise two (2) or more full time staff and may monitor and control budget expenditures within allocation. Performs other duties as required.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Advertised: 09 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 22 Oct 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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