Laboratory Manager I

Job description

Job Title: Laboratory Manager I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 220482
Job Summary

Provide functional oversight to operation of an instructional or research laboratory. Activities include instruction in lab procedures and safety, development of lab procedures, conducting experiments, budgeting and purchasing, equipment and inventory maintenance and maintaining records. May provide work direction to student assistants. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and/or research faculty members, staff and students, vendor/suppliers. This position typically will advise and counsel: lab users, students, tudent assistants. This position will supervise: NA

Responsibilities

Job Duty 1 -
Provide instruction to lab users on proper use of lab equipment, lab safety, protocols and procedures related to conducting experiments

Job Duty 2 -
Prepare and administer laboratory budget; purchase supplies and equipment and maintain related records

Job Duty 3 -
Maintain laboratory facility in safe, clean and organized manner

Job Duty 4 -
Coordinate scheduling of lab usage

Job Duty 5 -
Develop and implement laboratory policy and procedures; incorporate best practices as appropriate

Job Duty 6 -
Calibrate lab instrumentation and maintain lab equipment

Job Duty 7 -
Direct scheduling and work of student assistants, as required

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in scientific field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Overnight travel required for project delivery; flexibility in on-site daily service delivery hours (due to client shift schedules, project requirements).

Required Experience
Four to five years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Use of required skills practiced in a university environment is preferred

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

SKILLS
This job requires working knowledge of instructional or research laboratory operation to include equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory processes and procedures and lab safety rules and practices. Skills in communication, customer service, work guidance and instruction are required as is the use of specialty and general computer applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

Specialized Skills
Specialized skills required for this job : This job requires working knowledge of instructional or research laboratory operation to include equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory processes and procedures and lab safety rules and practices. Skills in communication, customer service, work guidance and instruction are required as is the use of specialty and general computer applications.
Specialized skills preferred : Use of required skills practiced in a university environment is preferred.

Additional Information
This position will provide technical support services to multiple College of Sciences undergraduate laboratory courses located in both the Boggs building and Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons. These services will include the setup/configuration, calibration, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and cleaning of a wide range of laboratory equipment, which may include chromatographs, spectrometers, lasers, electronics associated with data acquisition, oscilloscopes, microscopes, cameras and other instruments as needed. The position will order and maintain a stock of supplies/consumables to support the operation of the laboratory instruments it is working with and ensure that equipment is available and ready for use in scheduled laboratory experiments. The position requires a good working knowledge of desktop computers. Experience with interfacing using LabView would be beneficial. Experience with the design, construction and maintenance of laboratory electronics would also be beneficial.

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/24/2020
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