Tuesday, July 19, 2016

FT Teaching Lab Coordinator, Iowa State


Position Details

Classification Information
University Title Teaching Laboratory Coordinator - 2317
Pay Grade 33
Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Base of Employment P - P&S
Job Category Professional and Scientific
Pay Frequency Monthly
Posting Details
Posting Number 60301P
Working Title Teaching Laboratory Coordinator
Advertised Employing Department Physics & Astronomy
Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous
Proposed Start Date August 1, 2016
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Full or Part Time Full-Time

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University seeks qualified applicants for a Teaching Laboratory Coordinator. This position manages and coordinates the functions and operation of the undergraduate Physics teaching laboratory program for 200+ laboratory sections per academic year. Responsibilities include the management of the budget, purchase and inventory control of laboratory materials and equipment, lab safety, maintenance of equipment, computers and supplies, and the supervision of graduate teaching assistants and a laboratory mechanical technologist. Responsibilities include the design and modification of weekly laboratory activities, the safety training required by Environmental Health and Safety and OSHA. Additional duties for this position require the development, management, and integration of online course material in Turning Point 5/Blackboard and on the World Wide Web, as well as, the integration of student educational software directly in the laboratory.

The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, superior organizational skills. The candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a great diversity of people, including enrolled students and colleagues on the instructional team.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 1 year of related experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and one year of related experience.

Preferred Education and Experience
Supervisory Experience
Lab Instruction Experience

Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information
The duties of this position will require periodic availability to work evenings and weekends in support of classes.

Department Contact Name Frank Krennrich
Department Contact Phone 515-294-5442
Department Contact Email krennrich@iastate.edu
Department/Unit Website Department of Physics and Astronomy
Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Special Instructions Summary
Guaranteed Consideration Date 07/28/2016
Pre-Employment Screening
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com:80/postings/20285
EO Statement
Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Please describe any supervisory experience you have.
(Open Ended Question)

* Please describe your lab instruction experience.
(Open Ended Question)

* Where did you first learn about this vacancy?
ISU Employment Opportunities Website
ISU Employee
Placement Office
Trade Journal
Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.
(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Application/Cover Letter
Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents