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Research Facilities Manager

University of Houston
Houston, TX 77002
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Serves as the strategic and technical manager for one or more of the universites core research facilities, including management of the Energy Device Fabrication Laboratory at Technology Bridge. Provides strategic management and guidance to the universites core research facilities user community and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local agencies regulations and guidelines. Responsibilities include assisting in development of universal protocols, as well as unique guidelines for each core facility.
  • Manages core facility needs and current equipment availability at UH, assessing both short-term and long-termtactical/operations plans.
  • Assists executive leadership in developing strategies to complete the build out of Energy Device FabricationLaboratory at Technology Bridge, as well as planned new space. Focuses on ROI (Return on Investment) model for strategic decisions.
  • Participates in renovation and construction activities related to new research space. Collaborates with faculty to assist in developing program and building specs ensuring that the facility meets stated user needs.
  • Manages user training programs; designing and developing curriculum as needed.
  • Handles scheduled and emergency shutdowns of equipment and facilities, including assisting in the development of an automated user notification process.
  • Assists departmental operations by providing oversight of the development, operations, and maintenance of the core facilities. Selects and schedules appropriate personnel as needed.
  • Compiles and maintains an inventory database of core facility laboratory equipment. Maintains existing equipment and infrastructure, identifying and acquiring new equipment new equipment as needed. Identifies and manages equipment operation protocols.
  • Assists is developing core facility policies in conjunction with executive leadership.
  • Collaborates and coordinates strategic facilities issues with Plan Operations and the Research Facilities TaskForce.
  • Works with vendors of capital equipment to design, procure, repair, maintain equipment and directs associated installation and start up. Performs other job-related duties as required.

    Bachelors and 7 years experience

    Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.Experience: Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.

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    Experience in lieu of education

    Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-28
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