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Lab Coordinator

Employer
Arkansas State University-Beebe
Location
ASU Beebe

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Position Type:

Classified

Job Title:

Lab Coordinator

Classification Title:

Laboratory Coordinator

Campus Location:

ASU Beebe

Job Description:

Arkansas State University-Beebe, a comprehensive two-year community college and part of the Arkansas State University System, is seeking a Lab Coordinator.

Under direction from academic and administrative staff, performs skills and technical duties in the operation and maintenance of science laboratories.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Prep weekly labs by making needed solutions and bacterial culture media.

2.Set up weekly labs, including setting out models, slides, supplies, specimen buckets for dissections, chemicals, and other lab equipment according to the weekly lab schedule. This can accomplished at Beebe, Searcy, Heber Springs, or at the Little Rock Air Force Base campus sites.

3.Take down weekly labs, including putting away models, slides, supplies for dissections, chemicals, and other lab equipment according to the weekly lab schedule. This can accomplished at Beebe, Searcy, Heber Springs, or at the Little Rock Air Force Base campus sites.

4.Clean labs, including wiping down counters and sinks, washing and putting away any dirty glassware, dissection tools and aprons, ensuring labs are stocked with paper towels, gloves, soap dispensers, ensuring proper disposal of used specimens, chemicals, buckets, boxes and shipping materials.

5.Work with science faculty to order supplies and equipment as needed.

6.Inventory supplies, chemicals, slides, and specimens before, during, and after each semester.

7.Manage unpacking, labeling, storage of supplies and equipment, and submitting packing slips.

8.Schedule and oversee annual cleaning and maintenance of microscopes and possibly handle microscope repairs as needed. Servicing may also be needed during the semester to ensure fully functioning labs.

9.Report any broken or missing equipment immediately so it can be repaired or replaced.

10.Manage the proper disposal of biological and chemical wastes at the end of each semester.

11.Organize the stockroom. Label items, cabinets, and drawers. Place items in the proper place.

12.Work with faculty to prepare needed written lab materials such as copies of handouts.

13.Responsible for class safety training material at the beginning of the semester.

14.Make sure the labs are safe and have updated MSDS. Anything unsafe will reported immediately to the supervisor.

15.Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience in science laboratories required. College coursework in science laboratories required. Associate’s Degree in a lab science field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a lab science field preferred.

Minimum Salary or Salary Range:

$24,065

Stand:

frequently

Walk:

frequently

Sit:

frequently

Use hand to finger, handle, or feel:

frequently

Reach with hands and arms:

frequently

Climb or balance:

occasionally

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl:

frequently

Talk or Hear:

continuously

Taste or smell:

frequently

Up to 100 pounds:

frequently

Does this position have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply.:

Close vision, Distance vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, Ability to adjust focus

Background Check Statement:

This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.

Background Check Requirements:

Criminal Background

ASU Beebe EEO Statement :

Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.

Posting Number:

C2732014

Open Date:

10/22/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.

Organization

Working at Arkansas State University-Beebe

Arkansas State University-Beebe is an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System.  With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry.  The Beebe campus also collaborates with Arkansas State, a four-year university in Jonesboro, to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus.  Courses are also offered at additional locations within our service area, and many courses are taught in locations convenient to business and industry. 

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