Science Laboratory Coordinator

Science Laboratory Coordinator

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$40,000 -$45,000 12 month

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Closes: Monday, November 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include evening and weekend hours.

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in Science degree.

Work Experience: Two years of successful laboratory experience at a college or in industry preferred; experience in preparing bacteriological media; performing inventories.

Preferred Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related subject preferred. Experience with laboratory budgets also preferred.

Position Description

Job Title:Science Laboratory Coordinator

Department: Science, Engineering, and Math

FLSA: Exempt

Direct Reports: N/A

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of Associate’s degree in Science degree.

Work Experience: Two years of successful laboratory experience at a college or in industry preferred; experience in preparing bacteriological media; performing inventories.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related subject preferred. Experience with laboratory budgets also preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System
2. Demonstrated ability to use modern instructional technology (Microsoft Office, learning management systems, e-mail, Internet, student information databases, library research databases)
3. Competence in oral and written communication skills
4. Ability to be organized, accurate, and punctual with paperwork and assigned tasks
5. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups
6. Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful communication and interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community
7. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
8. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to instructional environments

Essential Functions:

The Science Laboratory Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining science laboratories, as assigned, for safe and effective teaching and learning, and assisting with inventorying and storing necessary instructional supplies and materials for science courses at both Main and the Orange County Campuses. The Science Laboratory Coordinator will work closely with their Discipline Chair, the Science Laboratory Manager, and other faculty on matters related to and for the benefit of the SEM department and its students. More specifically, and consistent with the terms and conditions of appointment as stipulated in the contract of employment, the Science Laboratory Coordinator is accountable for the duties listed below:

Job Duties:

Science Laboratory Coordinator
1. Ensure that all assigned science laboratories are adequately arranged, supplied, and equipped for timely, safe and effective teaching and learning;
2. Ensure that consumable and non-consumable instructional supplies and equipment required for laboratory procedures are procured and available for timely instruction;
3. Assist with the proper maintenance of laboratory equipment in assigned labs;
4. Ensure laboratory equipment and materials are properly autoclaved, when required;
5. Assist in maintaining inventories and other documents and records as required;
6. Assist in assembly of kits for at-home labs;
7. Attend training and other professional development opportunities on- or off-campus and stay current with developments in the field;
8. Assume responsibility for laboratory preparation, including minor maintenance and cleanup, and recommend, as necessary, appropriate laboratory supplies and equipment;
9. Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the science lab manager, chair, department dean, chief instructional officer, or president, in meeting the needs of the department, division, and college;

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
• Ability to move between classrooms, buildings, and campuses
• Ability to express or exchange ideas
• Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
• Good eye/hand dexterity

Required Working HoursA minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include evening and weekend hours.

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