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Laboratory Coordinator

University of Houston - Downtown
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    STA006807

TheLaboratory Coordinatorcoordinates lab preparations and daily operations of assigned labs. This position provides support by coordinating common lab supply usages between classrooms and research labs. This position is responsible for lab procurement for managing the budget. This position works and communicates with the Environmental and Health and Safety Department to oversee the implementation of safety procedures in the lab-based on Federal and State guidelines.

DUTIES



  1. Provides technical and instructional support.

  2. Oversees lab personnel and provides guidance and proper training.

  3. Procures and maintains lab supplies and equipment and manages the budget.

  4. Ensures safety procedures are implemented.

  5. Researches and builds lab experiments as needed and approved.

  6. Assists the department and research personnel to conserve resources.


MARGINAL DUTIES



  1. Performs all other duties as assigned.

  2. May provide specialized classroom instruction to students.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES



Direct Reports: Part-time employees.
Delegation of Work: Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s).
Supervision Given: Manages student assistants, provides performance evaluation, and recommendations on hiring.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES



Knowledge:



  1. Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices in the disciplines offered in the department.

Skills:



  1. Candidates must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  2. Project management skills.

  3. Interpersonal and communication skills.

  4. Ability to effectively communicate with faculty, students, staff, and community entities.

Abilities:



  1. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.


WORK LOCATION AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS



Primary Work Location: Works in an office environment for 2 to 4 hours; science laboratory 6 to 8 hours; classroom, training room, auditorium 2 to 4 hours.


Physical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. The position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. Occasional lifting, pushing, climbing, and pulling may be required. The work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks.



EEO/AA



Required Education: Baccalaureate degree



Required Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of job-related experience



License/Certification: None Required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



None







Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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