Visiting General Supervisor - Shield IL
Title:Visiting General Supervisor - Shield IL Job Category:Academic Professional Location:Springfield Description:
SHIELD Illinois is a screening testing program and infrastructure that deploys the University of Illinois’ innovative saliva test across the state. We save lives by curbing the spread of COVID-19, while reducing productivity loss and prioritizing employee wellbeing. SHIELD Illinois uses cutting-edge PCR technology and robotics to deliver fast reliable results to patients. We strive to have a positive impact on patients’ lives across Illinois by making complicated testing and long turnaround times a thing of the past.
SHIELD Illinois is actively seeking an intrinsically motivated, highly educated Visiting General Supervisor with excellent communication skills to join our molecular laboratory team and help solve critical issues that may arise in a clinical diagnostic laboratory. With the support and assistance from the Laboratory Director and Team Lead Scientists, you will be trained in molecular techniques in the SARS-CoV-2 testing section at the laboratory. These duties include processing inactivated samples through adherence to the standard operating procedures, overseeing lab processors and receiving staff, and ensuring samples move to RT-PCR analysis in a timely manner. The Visiting General Supervisor is vital leader on our laboratory team who upholds a safe a cohesive environment for all MLS Techs and support staff.Duties:
Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree a life science with one (1) year of lab experience in a high-complexity CLIA accredited lab with six (6) months in a subspecialty of testing. Other requirements include: ability to work on-site and follow SOP's/EOP's; ability and willingness to lift containers of 50 pounds or less; possess critical thinking skills to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues; strong communication skills to effectively communicate with laboratory staff and leadership team; possess attention to detail to accurately document; ability to work in a team environment and also independently. Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biological science, clinical lab science, or medical technology and experience with molecular, microbiology, or virology preferred.
This is a full-time, 9-month Academic Professional position. For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by June 22, 2021 at https://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/.
The System Office conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
System Human Resource Services
The System Office is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. The System Offices welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.Close Date:06/22/2021