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HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Mgr,Lab Instruction
Position Classification Code: R3015
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 09
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under limited supervision, plans, and coordinates routine instructional functions for on-line courses, classroom settings or laboratory settings. Tutors teaches, maintains supplies, manages labs. Supervises employees and students. May need to troubleshoot computer hardware and software.May conduct or schedule preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment and tools. Responsible for maintaining inventories of equipment, tools, chemicals and supplies, with procurement authority.
Standard Duties:
Plans and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the laboratory, including budgeting, program management, staffing, training and supervision, and scheduling. Develops quality standards and programs; monitors and maintains quality of laboratory operations and performance of laboratory staff in compliance with accreditation standards, safety and environmental regulations, and other applicable requirements. Assist faculty in the individualized instruction of students in the labs; assure student safety; may instruct classes; Perform/schedule preventative maintenance/repair of equipment within program of study; Assure all equipment is working prior to use; Train/supervise student employees in their job responsibilities and how to safely conduct themselves in the laboratory; May complete set up of chemical, microbiological/maintenance labs to include reagent and media preparation with all associated QA/QC; Inventory equipment/chemicals and supplies; Order inventory, chemicals, equipment, media and supplies; Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets as needed/required. Demonstrate to students processes/skills with material being taught in classroom; Direct students on scheduled pathways towards a certificate or degree; Grade student assignments, quizzes, and exams as required; Maintain database of student's grades; Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards. Knowledge of the use and maintenance of laboratory facilities and/or equipment. Knowledge of the principles and procedures of research. Knowledge of laboratory operations and/or procedures. Knowledge of chemical, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene, and/or environmental health standards. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
Employee development and performance management skills. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to identify and resolve technical research problems. Ability to develop and follow research methodology and protocol. Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards. Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Master’s degree in a related field.
   Experience- One year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-