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Laboratory Manager (0880) EXTENDED POSTING
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Oct. 12, 2022
Title Laboratory Manager (0880) EXTENDED POSTING
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Physics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Physics - General
The lab manager maintains lab space for both educational and research purposes. Supervising and maintaining the instructional laboratories and demonstration equipment for the department. They will train and supervise graduate students in the operation of laboratory equipment. This person also is responsible for maintaining and replenishing inventory for the department.
A. Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline closely related to the position 
two (2) years (24 months) of work experience in a laboratory or similar setting closely related to the position 
B. any combination of education and/or work experience totaling five (5) years (60 months) 
2. One (1) year (12 months) of supervisory and/or administrative experience. 
NOTE: A Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year (12 months) of work experience. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) 
1. knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. 
2. Knowledge of applicable safety requirements. 
3. Knowledge of laboratory equipment, related supplies, computer hardware and software, and their applications. 
4. Skill in utilizing organization and time management and in effectively managing multiple priorities on a daily basis. 
5. Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 
6. Ability to analyze and develop guidelines, procedures and systems to outline specific goals and implement plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish tasks. 
7. Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. 
8. Ability to interpret work related documents, policies, and procedures. 
9. Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.

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