Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the incumbent will make decisions and recommendations on a daily basis concerning the operations of the Chemistry building, including scheduling of all teaching, research, and office facilities and the related equipment.
Specific duties include: makes decisions regarding the duties and responsibilities of the staff who report to him/her; makes recommendations to the chair and faculty regarding purchases of supplies and equipment as well as facilities planning and special projects; manages the research and teaching facilities in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; coordinates both routine and emergency repair and maintenance of the department's teaching and research laboratories or facilities; ensures the safe operation of departmental facilities; oversees the annual inventories of chemicals in both the research and teaching labs; maintains capital equipment and sensitive equipment inventories; supports the department chair with planning and logistical support for facilities and special projects; and performs other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) and minimum of three years of laboratory experience or facilities management required. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Supervisory skills; event/meeting coordination; familiarity with databases, scientific equipment, and audio visual equipment; scheduling; knowledge of chemical safety; and procurement are highly desired. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and interact and communicate with a diverse variety of groups (faculty, staff, students, external visitors).
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application materials by April 26, 2019
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Internal Number: 492903
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