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Laboratory Manager
Fordham University in New York, New York
 
 
 
Date Posted 06/14/2022
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Laboratory Manager

Chemistry, Rose Hill

Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

  • Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents
  • A generous immediate employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
  • As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.
  • University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Position Summary

Coordinate laboratories for all first-year chemistry labs across three undergraduate schools. Distribute equipment/supplies/chemicals to laboratory stations. Oversee implementation of lab safety protocols and equipment. Maintain laboratory stockroom and preparation room; maintain/update files related to assigned experiments. Prepare and set-up materials and equipment for use in student laboratory experiments. Administer Chemical Hygiene Plan/ Safety and serve as the Chemistry Department Safety Officer. Assure compliance with all safety regulations and requirements within the department. Maintain knowledge of OSHA and NFPA regulations. Oversee maintenance issues for teaching and research labs; work with facilities and faculty on emergency and maintenance issues as they arise. Responsible for the issuance of materials, supplies, chemicals and small equipment. Distribute materials, supplies, chemicals and small equipment to teaching and research labs in conjunction with staff. Will act as a primary resource for shared department instrumentation; create/maintain basic, general operating procedures for introductory training of researchers and students; ability to troubleshoot and repair minor issues is preferred; liaise with service technicians as required. Maintaining an inventory of supplies, materials and chemicals of teaching labs. Purchases, requisitions and receives supplies, materials and chemicals for the teaching and research laboratories. Works with vendors to review new products. Utilize University Procurement and work collaboratively with faculty and staff.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinates laboratories for all first-year chemistry labs across three undergraduate schools.
  • Distributes equipment/supplies/chemicals to laboratory stations. Oversees implementation of lab safety protocols and equipment.
  • Maintains laboratory stockroom and preparation room; maintains/updates files related to assigned experiments. Prepares and set-up materials and equipment for use in student laboratory experiments.
  • Administers Chemical Hygiene Plan/ Safety and serves as the Chemistry Department Safety Officer. Assures compliance with all safety regulations and requirements within the department. Maintains knowledge of OSHA and NFPA regulations.
  • Oversees maintenance issues for teaching and research labs; works with facilities and faculty on emergency and maintenance issues as they arise.
  • Responsible for the issuance of materials, supplies, chemicals and small equipment. Distributes materials, supplies, chemicals and small equipment to teaching and research labs in conjunction with staff.
  • Acts as a primary resource for shared department instrumentation; creates/maintains basic, general operating procedures for introductory training of researchers and students; ability to troubleshoot and repair minor issues is preferred; liaise with service technicians as required.
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies, materials and chemicals of teaching labs.
  • Responsible for purchases, requisitions and receives supplies, materials and chemicals for the teaching and research laboratories. Works with vendors to review new products. Utilize University Procurement and work collaboratively with faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. or higher in Chemistry.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Knowledge or expertise of common laboratory procedures.
  • Understanding of Material Safety and Data Safety sheets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work in teams.
  • Capable of supporting collaborative research and work with faculty in modernizing laboratory experiments for undergraduates.
  • Experience working with various stakeholders, such as students, faculty, staff, and administrators, expertise in safety protocols and familiarity with current OSHA and NYS environmental safety policies.
  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. in Chemistry or related field

FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt

START DATE: ASAP

APPLY HERE: https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/3154

ABOUT FORDHAM

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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