Thursday, May 23, 2013

Lab Manager, Edgewood College, WI

Lab Manager

Edgewood College is seeking a Laboratory Manager for the Department of Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion.


Among other duties, the Lab Managers responsibilities include:
overseeing laboratory and classroom demonstration preparations
serving as Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) for Edgewood College
hiring, training, and supervising student laboratory assistants
maintaining chemical and equipment inventories
managing the budget of the Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics Department
collaborating with facilities and environmental health and safety for maintenance of fume hoods, air-handling systems, deionized water systems, and other building operations, as well as managing laboratory waste

Necessary Education or Work Experience:

Bachelors degree in chemistry or a related field; masters degree preferred
Chemical Hygiene Officer (National Registry of Certified Chemists) certification or eligibility to take the exam
Relevant laboratory experience (minimum 5 years)

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Laboratory safety as required by the OSHA Laboratory Standard
Ability to train and supervise student lab assistants
Proper handling and storage of hazardous chemicals and waste
Use and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instrumentation

Required Technology Skills:

Overall Proficient skill-level in Microsoft Office, which includes: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and basic computer concepts
Knowledge of SharePoint is a plus
Willingness and ability to learn new software

Other Qualifications:
Demonstrate multicultural competence the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways.

The candidate must actively support the mission of the college by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Send a letter of application, resume, and references to:
Edgewood College
Human Resources LAMN
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711

Equal Opportunity Employer