Develops, constructs, and improves experiments.Â Maintains database of experiment equipment lists.
Oversee day-to-day undergraduate student support activities, creating a framework and culture that ensures students have access to the information and help they need on a timely basis.
In coordination with PME Finance and Procurement, attends monthly meetings, manages a portion of the financial and budgetary activities, including preparing financial statements, reports, memos, invoices letters, and other documents.
In coordination with the PME Lab Safety Specialist uses best practices and laboratory knowledge to promote safety in handling hazardous equipment and materials.
With assistance from student teaching assistants, supervises the daily running of the Quantum instructional labs and lecture demonstrations.
Sits on Teaching Activities Committee and works with Undergraduate and Graduate Program Chairs to develop departmental policies and requirements related to instructional labs.
Leads Quantum education research efforts to develop and implement new lab pedagogy, including writing and administering grants. In the instructional laboratory setting teaches undergraduate students Quantum concepts, data acquisition and analysis techniques, and safety procedures.
Initiates routine and non-routine correspondence and other written materials under own signature or on behalf of the faculty instructor, including writing and editing laboratory manuals used by students.
Trains and supervises student teaching assistants.
Specifies and directs the purchase of hardware, software, and expendables.
Acts as a resource for and instructs faculty on the proper usage of technical scientific apparatus. Uses best practices and laboratory knowledge to promote safety in handling hazardous equipment and materials.
Provides support for and solves general audio/visual issues. Recommends purchases of computers, software, and technical apparatus and supplies. Identifies building maintenance problems.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in related field with a minimum of five of progressively responsible experience OR minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience.
Experience in teaching or lab instruction.
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through five years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Proven experience in a senior role or other relevant administrative experience.
Must be result-oriented, have a high standard of excellence, exceptional planning, execution, analytical and judgment skills, strong analytical skills, and an outstanding commitment to and proven ability to advance an organization's priorities. â¯Â Â
Experience working with in an academic unit and/or complex research university environment.
Experience in advanced experimental techniques relevant to quantum experiments, including optics, cryogenics, ultra-high vacuum, RF electronics, and instrumentation.
Technical Skills or Knowledge
Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Expertise in data management and analysis.
Expertise in Python programming.
High level of collegiality in working with faculty, staff, students, departmental and university administrators.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively and cultivate positive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and the public.
Demonstrated time-management, proactive approach to problem-solving, organization and coordination skills to handle multiple, concurrent tasks with deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills including outstanding judgment, discretion, a strong ethical approach to decision-making and a demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts fairly and diplomatically, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work independently, take direction, and achieve consensus.
Excellent organizational skills, problem solving ability and attention to detail, including the ability to edit, and proofread documents at an advanced level.
Ability to handle public contacts with courtesy, clarity, and diplomacy.
Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively and efficiently despite heavy workload, competing priorities, constant interruptions, complex problems, and tight deadlines.
Occasional extended work hours and some weekend days.
Cover Letter (required)
Reference Contact List â“ 3 (preferred)
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