Stockroom and Lab Coordinator

We have the following opening in Chemistry:

Position:  Stockroom and Laboratory Coordinator (Part-Time)

Reports to:  Chemistry Department Chair

Primary Responsibility:  Prepare the laboratory for the students including basic experimental work and maintain the necessary stock of chemicals and equipment while complying with safety and OSHA regulations

  • Prepare solutions, reagents and unknowns for student use and analysis in laboratory as instructed by faculty.  Clean laboratories and stockrooms.
  • Monitor and maintain chemical instrumentation used in laboratories.
  • Maintain accurate records of student laboratory drawer content to bill students for missing or broken equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records of unknowns assigned to students and provide this information to faculty for grading purposes.
  • Ensure sufficient inventory of supplies, materials, and equipment by maintaining a computerized inventory and overseeing the acquisition of necessary items through a variety of purchasing options. Maintain accurate expense records for monthly expenditure reconciling.
  • Use appropriate safety and OSHA precautions in handling, storing, labeling, recycling,      and disposing chemicals including working with teaching assistants, student workers and students.  Stay current on OSHA rules and regulations through attending the appropriate training and participating in related associations.

Education:  High school diploma with substantial college course work in Chemistry.  Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry preferred

Experience:  At least 3 months of related experience including laboratory experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). 

Job Related Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret chemical labeling accurately
  • Ability to operate advanced chemical instrumentation
  • Knowledge of general and organic chemistry
  • Computer skills including a working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strict confidentiality
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Decision-making skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Availability:  Accepting applications immediately

Our aim is to make the application process as convenient as possible for you.  The online application is the preferred way you can apply for employment.  If it better suits your needs, an application can be accessed in PDF format and submitted in person, via U.S. mail or by fax (615-966-7003).



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