STB Safety & Stockroom Manager

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Classification Title:

Administrative Coordinator II

Internal Title:

STB Safety & Stockroom Manager



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College of Arts and Sciences


CAS Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with one hour for lunch.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

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About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The STB Safety and Stockroom Manager is responsible for serving as the Safety Coordinator for the Science and Technology Building which includes managing and maintaining the teaching laboratory Chemical Hygiene plan; ensuring that all labs meet safety requirements including weekly testing of eyewash and showers and the maximum allowable quantities of chemicals and solvents; stocking all labs with safety supplies (gloves, lab coats, safety glasses, paper towels, fire extinguishers); coordinating the regular cleaning and sanitizing of the undergraduate lab coats; maintaining chemical inventory and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for all chemicals in STB; serve as liaison with Environmental Health and Safety concerning any safety issues and serving as the liaison with Facilities concerning any building issues. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing the training of all graduate teaching assistants and the part-time teaching assistants, which includes the safety training, the lab course specific training, and the STB laboratory specific training. Will coordinate with Health and Safety to ensure that instructors, lab coordinators, graduate teaching assistants and part-time teaching assistants have the proper general safety training and document that the safety training was conducted; and communicate with the Lab Coordinators that the proper lab specific and ethics training was conducted and documented. In addition to safety protocols and safety training, the incumbent will be responsible for managing all inventory in the STB stockroom which includes ordering, securing, delivering, and storing of all chemicals for the undergraduate labs. Will process orders from the lab coordinators for chemicals and laboratory supplies for the undergraduate laboratories in STB using Purchasing Cards or Purchase Orders; serve as the point of contact for deliveries to the STB which includes receiving deliveries of chemicals and laboratory supplies, securing and storing deliveries in the STB Stockroom, and delivering them to the appropriate undergraduate lab; maintain a stock of commonly used chemicals, solvents, and laboratory supplies in the STB Stockroom; and receive and coordinate the retrieval of packages for STB that have been delivered to the CAS Stockroom. Will also serve as the back-up purchasing agent for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry research groups.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree and 4 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services, or bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer someone with experience managing inventory for a science stockroom.


Knowledge of University policies and procedures, stockroom safety protocols, and inventory management.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 12, 2021

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 5/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time