Assistant Laboratory Services Coordinator

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

Position Title

Assistant Laboratory Services Coordinator




College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Under the supervision of the Laboratory Coordinator, this person assists in the management and operations of chemistry preparation rooms in support of chemistry instruction and research. The Assistant Coordinator prepares solutions and reagents according to standard procedures. The Assistant Coordinator assists with chemical waste processing, maintenance of instruments and apparatus, and record keeping. The Assistant Coordinator supervises student workers and assures that student workers learn and follow appropriate safety protocols. At the discretion of the Laboratory Coordinator, this person purchases chemicals, laboratory supplies, and apparatus. During the summer months, the Assistant Coordinator performs limited secretarial duties for the Department of Chemistry.

Required Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in chemistry or BS/BA with other science major and with chemistry minor is required, along with some chemistry laboratory experience (can include college). Must have the ability to lift and carry large volumes of chemical solutions, up to 30 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation. Must have chemistry lab skills for safe and accurate handling of chemicals and waste disposal. Computer competency with working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. Must have excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


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 in chemistry or a bachelor's in another science major and with chemistry minor?
2. Can you lift and carry up to 30 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation?

EEO Statement


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

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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