Coordinator of Laboratory Services

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Biology, Research and Laboratory

Position Title

Coordinator of Laboratory Services

Department

Biology

Division

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number

22-233

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Hours Per Week

40

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for preparing laboratory materials for 10-15 labs per semester, hiring and overseeing an undergraduate student staff, maintaining the department equipment, and ordering supplies for undergraduate research programs.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Biology, Chemistry, or closely related field is required. Must have technical experience with laboratory equipment and be able to function in a technical environment using special equipment and methods. Candidates must have the ability to: set up and breakdown of materials for laboratory section including preparation of solutions, maintain equipment (e.g. autoclave, centrifuges, spectrometers, microscopes, etc.); purchase supplies and equipment; train, supervise and evaluate 2-10 student workers; maintain MSDS safety sheets and safety equipment; and be prepared to handle chemical emergencies. Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds to move equipment and/or storage with or without reasonable accommodation.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have the ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 18, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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