Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Manager for the department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI). This position reports to the Associate Director of EOHSI for matters of laboratory health and safety, laboratory and facility operations, office design and planning, organization, and management. The Manger oversees the laboratory and facility needs of the institute. The Manger demonstrates knowledge of the environments, and physical conditions required for the safe and efficient operation of sophisticated laboratory equipment, including analytical chemistry equipment clinic operations with an active patient population.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Schedules maintenance and repair work; responds to emergency calls.
Manages all building/institute infrastructure while implementing preventive maintenance programs; works closely with project managers, Principal Investigators, and vendors to address special scientific needs of the researchers and instruments.
Serves as Health and Safety Officer working with Safety Committee; liaison with Rutgers Facilities Maintenance department.
Provides solutions for complex problems; and interprets, communicates and implements policies and practices for differing needs of a diverse scientific clientele.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or related experience.
A minimum of 5 years related experience in building systems, electrical and mechanical operations and repair, and/or laboratory health and safety, including biosafety for human sample handling.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good understanding of the building operations and facilities, including laboratories, mechanical rooms, and laboratory HVAC systems
Familiarity with electrical and plumbing systems required to support state of the art chemical analysis equipment (e.g., gas chromatograph, mass spectrometer, ICPMS) and genetic analysis equipment (e.g., QPCR, gene sequencer)
Familiarity with shared lab equipment (e.g., refrigerated centrifuge, ultra-low temperature freezers, film processor, autoclave) is important
Ability to trouble shoot mechanical, electrical, and building systems as necessary is required
Minor emergency repair capabilities
Requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent communication and some computer skills; Proficient in MS Office 365 (Word,Excel,Powerpoint)
Excellent understanding of the Rutgers facilities guidelines and experience with RU Facilities personnel
Experience with video monitoring systems is preferred.
Experience with Rutgers Public Safety procedures and guidelines.
Fume hoods, Fume hood control motors, Biosafety cabinets
Autoclave, Film processor and developer, Anemometer, Scintillation, Incubation Orbital Shaker, -80 Freezers, -20 Freezers
computer, printer, Nikon Camera system and lenses, NECLCD projectors, Voltage meters
Excel, MS word, Power point
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Office/Research lab setting environment
Ability to lift/moving boxes weight up to 25-50 lbs.
Ability to walk, stand, hear moderate noise
Posting Number: 18ST3494
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 78334
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.