The Nolan Lab in the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology is seeking a Scientific Project Manager / Laboratory Services Manager 1 to maintain the laboratory facilities, procure a high volume of lab supplies and equipment, manage animal and human protocols. The ideal candidate possesses the skills to edit scientific reports for style and substance.
- Oversee the operation and management of a research or teaching facility; schedule and coordinate use of equipment and/or facility.
- Negotiate and monitor equipment service contracts and warranties with vendors.
- Determine equipment needs, authorize purchase of equipment, and oversee installation of equipment and instruments in collaboration with facilities services staff.
- Perform and/or coordinate preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment; determine proper method of repair.
- Oversee layout, allocation, and tracking of space among multiple labs; manage logistics of laboratory moves; implement plans for renovations of equipment and or/facilities in collaboration with facilities services staff.
- Administer and prepare budgets that include several funding sources.
- Administer health and safety programs and ensure safety compliance; act as resource on safety procedures; provide instruction on routine basis; liaise with school and/or university health and safety office as appropriate.
- Direct work of other staff, including supervision, hiring, promotions, and terminations; determine staffing needs, and ensure efficient utilization of staff.
- Edit scientific reports for style and substance.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
The ideal candidate possesses a Master degree in biological sciences.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Understanding of academic research facility needs.
- General background in a discipline related to the work of specific lab(s).
- Demonstrated supervisory experience.
- Demonstrated experience managing multiple budgets.
- Knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration in a research or teaching setting.
- Excellent communication and customer services skills.
- Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects in a complex and technical environment.
- Familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
- Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders, sort and file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and foot controls.
- Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
- Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level, and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
- Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- May at times be required to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.
- Specific hazards include, but are not limited to, chemicals, pesticides, and solvents, allergens, blood born pathogens.
- May require work in an environment where animals are used for teaching and research.
- May be exposed to radiation or electromagnetic fields.
- Must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, etc.
- May work extended or unusual work hours due to research or project requirements and peak work cycles.
- After hours on-call availability required.