Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Employing Department: Industrial Manufacturing and Systems Engineering
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) at Iowa State University is accepting applications for a teaching laboratory coordinator.
This position is responsible for preparing laboratories and materials for core undergraduate courses, developing standard operating procedures, enforcing safety and assisting with the development of students in hands-on manufacturing courses. Additional duties will include configuring laboratory space and equipment, designing and building fixtures and equipment for lab activities, and maintaining the necessary laboratory equipment and supplies.
The successful candidate should possess strong manual machine shop design and fabrication skills, in addition to effective management and organizational skills, the ability to work well with a diverse population, and the ability to communicate effectively. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 1 year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Degree in mechanical or industrial engineering or industrial, manufacturing or mechanical technology or related discipline
Strong machining skills (design & fabrication)
Experience in machine shop or manufacturing environment
Experience in a supervisory or instruction role in a machine shop, lab, manufacturing or academic institution environment
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.