The Director of Laboratories oversees the Department of Chemistry laboratory facilities. The major functions are: to plan, coordinate, and implement the logistics needed for the operation of both instructional and research laboratories; to administer departmental operating budgets for laboratory operation and maintenance and to oversee departmental research and instructional operating expenditures; to help plan long-range building space needs; and to administer all phases of building and personnel safety and security. The Chemistry Department facilities include but are not limited to the instructional and research laboratories, scientific glass-blowing shop, machine shop and electronic design and repair shop (both shared with Physics), two instructional support supply rooms, a research laboratory supply center, and miscellaneous offices, conference rooms, and storage rooms. These facilities currently support 25 faculty, 2 temporary instructors, 50-60 graduate students, and roughly 2500 undergraduate students each semester. The Director supervises the department technical staff (currently 4 classified employees and 8-12 student workers per year). The Director is responsible for coordinating laboratory and classroom scheduling.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and four years of related experience, or Master’s or higher degree with two years of related experience in an academic, industrial, or governmental scientific laboratory environment, including management or supervisory experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s or PhD degree in chemistry from a regionally accredited institution along with business or management education or training.
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EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.