The Physics Laboratory Manager is a part time position responsible for providing support for the laboratory teaching and research activities of the physics faculty.
Note that all functions described below must be performed, and it is normally the responsibility of the individuals in this position to perform them and/or see that they are performed. Functions are categorized as “Essential” and “Marginal” so that consideration can be given to accommodating a person with a disability by reassigning one or more marginal functions if it is practical for said function(s) to be performed by other employee(s).
1. Coordinate, conduct, and/or supervise the set up of equipment and preparation of any materials for experiments in physics laboratory courses (Intro, Intermediate and Gen Ed), research projects, and lecture demonstrations.
2. Hire, train, manage, supervise and provide leadership to student laboratory assistants, and develop employee work schedules.
3. Purchase, store, and inventory consumables, supplies, and equipment.
4. Keep labs and stockrooms clean and orderly.
5. Maintain standard teaching laboratory equipment; coordinate major repairs.
6. Routinely monitor and search the Federal Surplus Database for equipment desired by all lab science programs.
7. Serve as the campus Radiation and Laser Safety Officer.
A bachelor’s degree in physics or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience in lab procedures and, ideally, lab preparation. Experience in electronics and electronic repair with a broad range of laboratory instrumentation, including computer-controlled instruments. Knowledge of LabVIEW a plus.