Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator

Blinn College
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$38,551
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

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Position Information

Requisition Number 2023004P

Position Title Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator Salary Range $38,551 DBM Rating B24 Job Type Full Time Job Category Professional/Staff Anticipated Start Date 02/01/2023 Campus Bryan Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Non-Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours Varies with work needs

Position Summary Information


To assist the Dean in management of material resources for laboratory activities in science instruction. To assist the natural science faculty in planning and preparing laboratory activities.

Required Quals Summary

1. Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry or related field 2. At least 1 year experience working in a science laboratory 3. Ability to use Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel

Special Notes To Applicants

This is a 12 month, benefits-eligible position. Blinn College pays 100% of health insurance for full-time employees, 50% for dependents, and two times your annual salary in life insurance benefits. Optional coverage can begin on your first active duty date. If you would like to review insurance benefits in advance, you can access the New Employee Benefits Guide online, https:// www.

Yearly leave time includes: · 96 hours vacation

· 40 hours discretionary

· 16 hours personal

· 8 hours sick each month.

· Paid leave for college designated holiday's, spring break, Thanksgiving, and Christmas break (approx. 25 days per year)

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Position Details

Principal Accountabilities

Principal Accountabilities

1. Assembles, maintains and takes down equipment set-ups for laboratory activities 2. Assists the dean, assistant deans and department heads in preparing lists of needed equipment and supplies, projects needed maintenance and repairs of equipment and requests price quotations for purchases. 3. Prepares requisitions for purchase of laboratory items, receives delivery of purchases, maintains current inventories of equipment and supplies and indicates receipt of items on requests for payment. 4. Maintains records of all hazardous biological, chemical and other materials received and produced as wastes and will arrange for proper disposal of all hazardous wastes. 5. Inspects all safety and emergency equipment and supplies in compliance with fire, safety and hazardous waste regulations. 6. Inspects and assures cleanliness of labs, equipment and glassware 7. Assists the faculty in knowing current safety information, including new regulations 8. Assists faculty in developing a schedule of laboratory activities, including their service in the Open Science Laboratory prior to the beginning of each semester and maintains an ongoing dialogue with the faculty 9. Assists faculty in trouble-shooting equipment and chemical solutions 10. Submits work orders for HVAC, IT and facility repairs / maintenance 11. Maintain chemistry laboratories 12. Maintain chemical stock solutions 13. Maintain inventories of consumable items 14. Trains and supervises student workers involved in completion of the above tasks 15. Performs other related tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree in one of the disciplines related to the physical sciences (chemistry, geology, physics, or related field) 2. At least 1 year experience working in an academic or similar laboratory

Minimum Competencies

Minimum Competencies

1. Broad knowledge of science laboratories. 2. Good communication skills, written and oral. 3. Planning and organizational skills 4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees 5. Ability to mentor and supervise student workers 6. Computer skills and knowledge of computer programs, such as word processing, spreadsheets, accounting, inventory control and purchasing.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

1. Science laboratory teaching experience 2. Accounting and inventory control experience 3. Purchasing experience 4. Experience preparing chemical solutions. 5. Experience supervising other employees.

Preferred Competencies

Preferred Competencies

A broad knowledge of chemistry, geology, and physics, particularly in laboratory aspects.

Working Conditions

Are there particular working conditions associated with this job that should be noted (I.E., working environment, hours of work, workspace, etc.)? Yes

If 'Yes', please explain

Working in labs with chemicals.

Physical and Mental Requirements

Physical and Mental Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15 to 44 lbs., Moderate carrying, 15 to 44 lbs., Simple grasping, Walking, Standing, Sitting, Twisting, Stooping, Climbing stairs, Operating office equipment, Seeing, Identifying colors, Writing, Counting, Reading, Telling time

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Environmental Requirements

Environmental Requirements: Travel by car (enter percentage of time in below field), Travel by van (enter percentage of time in below field), Fumes, smoke, or gases, Solvents, Working with hands in water, Inside

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1% travel by car and van, each

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher in chemistry or related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years experience do you have working in a chemical or related laboratory?
  • 0
  • less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 7 to 8 years
  • 9 or more years
  • Describe your experience in a science laboratory.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your experience managing other employees.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please explain your knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Word and Lync.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have any teaching experience in a science lab setting?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please explain your experience with accounting, inventory control and purchasing.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your experience in making up chemical solutions.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
  • Blinn Website
  • Blinn Employee
  • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
  • Indeed
  • Higher Ed Jobs
  • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • TACC - Texas Association of Community Colleges
  • Other (specify in next question below)
  • If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please choose all that apply below. If you answer yes to any below, please upload a copy of your DD214 or DD1300 in the optional documents section. For definition of claiming veteran's employment preference please see the following website:https:// www.
  • Yes, I am a veteran
  • Yes, I am a veteran's surviving spouse who has not remarried
  • Yes, I am an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty.
  • Yes, I am claiming veteran's employment preference.
  • No, to all the above
  • To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status.
  • Yes, I will now or in the future need H-1B visa sponsorship
  • No, I will not need sponsorship now or in the future for an H-1B visa
  • Are you employed part-time or full time in an overtime eligible position at another state agency or institution of higher education? Do you plan to continue your employment if hired at Blinn College?
  • Yes, I am in an overtime eligible position and Yes I plan to continue
  • Yes, I am in an overtime eligible position and No I do not plan to continue
  • No, I am not in an overtime eligible position and Yes I plan to continue
  • No, I am not in an overtime eligible position and No I do not plan to continue
  • I am not employed by another state agency or institution of higher education
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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