Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 11:45
- Organize and audit inventory, stock, and supplies.
- Train, supervise, and mentor laboratory assistants, students and lab instructors/lecturers.
- Order lab equipment, materials, and chemicals; maintain an inventory for equipment, materials and chemicals; process and maintain required budget and records; research available sources for equipment and materials;
- Coordinate with suppliers and perform related purchasing functions.
- Oversee laboratory safety policies, training, and enforcement.
- Maintains thorough knowledge of regulations, and interprets standards, codes, and regulations issued by various governmental bodies; implements programs/policies to maintain compliance and assesses effectiveness; serves as a resource person for chemical safety and health information to University employees; represents University on various health and safety related committees.
- Ensure that hazardous waste generated on campus is handled and disposed of in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and local standards.
- Develops and administers various laboratory safety and related regulatory compliance training programs for University faculty, staff, and students; enforces the utilization of all personal protective equipment.
- Ensure that Departments develop, maintains, and implement standard operating procedures for the handling and storage of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.
- Bachelors degree in an appropriate science discipline, preferably in Chemistry or Bio-Chemistry, in addition to one to two years of relevant technical experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
- Strong academic background in the specific discipline of assigned lab(s), with
Good technical lab skills
- Basic Microsoft Office knowledge
- Good basic administrative and supervisory skills.
- Good basic teaching and informal advising/coaching skills desirable.
- Ability to deal effectively with faculty in planning and coordinating labs.