Under the direction of the Professor - Physics, the Lab Manager Instructor III - Physics will: work with students to improve their laboratory techniques and research skills and improve current laboratory experiences and to develop new ones; teach lower-division classes, coordinate lower-division lab classes, and manage teaching supplies.
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- Order and purchase materials, consumables, and non-consumable supplies needed for each of the courses to which the lab manager has been assigned unless another lab manager has been assigned, then oversee said orders and purchases.
- Maintain an inventory of equipment & supplies used in each of the courses to which the the lab manager has been assigned unless another lab manager has been assigned, then oversee said inventory.
- Prepare materials, consumables, and non-consumable supplies and instuments needed for each of the courses to which the lab manager has been assigned.
- Maintain a check-out system for equipement and supplies removed from the stock and storage room.
- Teach labs and specialized labs up to 0.5 FTE for this position.
- Oversee and supervise other lab managers and hourly lab assistants as assigned by the department chair.
- Instruct the laboratory instructors in the safety procedures of the instruments and materials used in the courses to which the manager is assigned.
- Maintain MSDS documents for any materials used in the laboratories and keep them in an accessible place for all instructors and faculty working in the labs.
- Ensure that all safety standards, procedures, and recommendations pertaining to the laboratory experiments, materials, and procedures are adhered to by instructors and students.
- Serve as member of School Safety Committee, and College Safety Committee as requested by the department chair or dean.
- Attend workshops, conferences, etc. to stay current in the latest laboratory experiments and procedures.
- Work with appropriate faculty to improve current laboratory experiences and to develop new ones.
- Act as a liaison between local industries in arranging for internships for students.
- Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.
- This position may require some heavy lifting.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a masters degree and two years laboratory experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position; OR a doctorate degree in an area of expertise related to the duties and responsibilities.
- Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
- Knowledge of chemical, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene, and/or environmental health standards.
- Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards.
- Knowledge of the use and maintenance of laboratory facilities and/or equipment.
- Knowledge of laboratory and experimental protocols and procedures.
- Knowledge of laboratory operations and/or procedures.
- Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
- Employee development and performance management skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems.
- Ability to utilize, calibrate, configure and/or troubleshoot laboratory testing systems and instruments.
- Ability to provide technical guidance and training to end users.
- Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
- Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
- Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.