Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Manage chemistry laboratory sessions for the introductory chemistry lab, the applied chemical equilibrium and reactivity lab, and the chemistry lab sessions held through KSAS Summer Programs. Under minimal supervision of the instructors, primary oversight and responsibility for solutions prep and chemical inventory management. Ensure lab materials and instruments are prepared prior to the start of class, instrumentation maintenance occurs periodically, and safety standards are met and maintained during active lab hours. Supervise Laboratory Coordinator.
Support the following chemistry courses: report to instructors of each course but require minimal supervision from the instructors during the execution of tasks.
• Introduction to Chemistry Labs: AS 030.105 & AS 030.106
• Chemical Equilibrium and Reactivity (w/Lab): AS 030.103
• KSAS Summer Programs: AS 030.105 & AS 030.106
• Quantitative Analytical Lab: AS 030.245
• Physical Chemistry Instrumentation Labs: AS 030.305 & AS 030.306
Performance Management: (For employees who supervise others.)
Supervise UTL Lab Coordinator
Examples of Measures for Performance Management:
Staff member is mentored, trained, and provided performance feedback
Oversee Lab Coordinator’s responsibilities
Daily supervision of Intro Chemistry Lab Teaching Assistants
Primary safety manager for the following labs:
UTL G82-G88, 286 – 298
Maintain functional integrity of 8 lab spaces
Manage weekly TA help session schedules for Intro Chemistry Lab
Coordinate with facilities and faculty the decommissioning of lab spaces during times of elongated lab closure
Manage the Glove Recycling Program for Intro Chemistry labs
Clean lab spaces thoroughly (benches and hoods) after each semester
“Oversee spending on Instructional Account (approx. 185K) for accuracy of expenditures and reporting on spending trends.” **** Budget and financial tracking and processing???
Lab classes are held in a clean, safe environment
HSE inspections find minimal to no infractions
Intro Chemistry Lab Training of Teaching Assistants
Proper waste disposal methods used in each experiment
Proper safety measures taken when a student is injured in lab
How to properly address:
how and when to use the emergency eye wash stations and emergency showers
Provide each TA with the required solutions and equipment to conduct each lab experiment and supervise them as they complete the experiments
Develop and edit weekly TA Experimental Pamphlet
Provide and collect from each TA the “TA Lab Space Contract”
Throughout the semester, monitors Teaching Assistant performance, report performance issues to instructor
Teaching Assistants are fully trained and prepared prior to the start of each semester
Each Teaching Assistant’s fully understands the chemistry concepts taught over the semester
Teaching Assistants are familiar with lab equipment, lab protocols, and teaching objectives
D. Laboratory Maintenance and Assistance
Prepare equipment and chemicals/solutions for upcoming lab experiments
Clean/fix/maintain lab equipment
Coordinate with lab staff to properly dispone of chemical waste using appropriate safety measures
Troubleshoot problems and assist students who are struggling with equipment issues
Organize and manage the CBI Annual Retreat. Solicit speakers, attendees and poster presenters; book location; order catering; create/print program and name badges.
Lab classes are held in a clean, safe environment
Handles multi tasks and prioritizes workload to meet deadlines
Demonstrates initiative and problem solving approach allowing courses to proceed on schedule
E. Inventory Management
Prepare and maintain an updated inventory of all chemicals
Determine identify and quantity of chemicals needed for experiments
Databases are updated with reasonable timeliness.
Stock is on hand for experiments as needed
High School Diploma/GED and some college coursework in the Biological Sciences required.
One (1) year of related lab experience required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Five (5) years of technical experience
Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred.
Educational background in Chemistry highly preferred or ACS Certification.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to work well under deadlines and coordinate multiple projects at one time.
Work independently to resolve problems in an efficient and diplomatic manner.
Excellent computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet and database).
Excellent oral and written communication skills, and to work as a team player.
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously & effectively, & work with diverse groups of constituents; ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment, making independent decisions and the discernment to know when such independence is warranted; ability to work as part of an effective team.
Classified title: Laboratory Coordinator
Working title: Laboratory Coordinator & Trainer - Chemistry
Role/Level/Range: ACRO 37.5/E/02/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk
Location: 3400 N. Charles St.., Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10001355-Chemistry
Personnel area (School): SOAS – School of Arts and Sciences
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