St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Lab Control Office Coordinator
The Lab Control Office Manager is responsible for supporting the technological needs of the College of Professional Studies and its laboratory spaces. The CPS Technology and Innovation Labs are educational spaces designed to foster technology, entrepreneurship and innovation across the College, and within St. John's University. The CPS Labs consist of 6 lab facilities adjacent to each other as follows:
Computer Science Lab where CPS research and development activities, tutorial classes and undergraduate and graduate research will take place in close collaboration with the faculty in computer science.
The Farella Innovation Lab, a collaborative open space where every semester, students can apply to participate in seminars on innovation, start up, develop their ideas, and follow a 12- week integrated program that combines mentoring, workshops and guest lecturing to support start up teams to move their ideas beyond initial concepts.
The Sandford Family Homeland Security Lab focuses on using simulation technologies to teach concepts in emergency response, management and critical communications. IT integrated modelling software with real-time communication data to mimic critical response situation.
The Cybersecurity Lab is a state-of-the art computer lab with dual purpose (connected and isolated based on need) focused on technology application and development, forensic analysis and cybersecurity threat simulations.
The Decision Science Lab serves as an incident command room for both the Homeland Security Lab and Cybersecurity Lab
The IDEA Lab is a creative space focused on integrating news, media and other technology with communication arts.
Provide technological support to students, faculty, and administrative staff. This includes computer desktops, laptops, software, video and web conferencing, wired and wireless connectivity; phones, printers, and presentation tools like AirMedia and AppleTV
Work with Information Technology to troubleshoot issues
Administer the scheduling of the CPS Labs
Hire, train and manage student workers
Coordinate with internal departments and external vendors regarding upgrades and repairs to the facility and its peripherals
Administer card-reader access for all CPS faculty, staff and students for Public Safety
Conduct lab tours and demonstrations for guests
Operate the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) for Homeland Security classes and specialized events
Manage key assignments to select faculty, staff and student organization leaders
Research, purchase, test and inventory new equipment and/or lab supplies for CPS
Create and edit documentation of the labs
Create and display signage
Maintain the inventory database
Develop and revise workflows in coordination with various CPS disciplines and their use of the lab spaces
Coordinate with student organizations that utilize the CPS Labs (Ex. SJU Cybersecurity club, the Computer Science Society, Homeland Security Student Association, WRED-TV television club, The Entrepreneur Society of St. John's, the Criminal Justice Society and Category 5 Advertising Club)
Work with the Technology Operations Director, Associate Deans and faculty to increase participation, visibility, and marketing of the initiatives
Train others on how to utilize the technology in the labs
Support extends to the adjunct lounge, mailroom, CPS Cafe and faculty offices
Move furniture when needed
3 years of experience leading or growing technology initiatives and programs, particularly in the areas of computer science and cybersecurity
Strong understanding of and passion for the latest technologies and technology trends; application development, networking, and other programming experience a must
Proven ability to deliver results with minimal oversight (self-starter)
High level of organization, problem-solving, project management experience
Ability to work occasional extra hours, including weekends as needed by the activities
The ideal candidate should have a familiarity with the following programs: o VMWare Workstation
Virtual Desktop Interface (VOi)
Adobe Creative Cloud
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.