Laboratory Supervisor

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time   Assistant, Secretary & Executive Assistant

Job Description


Laboratory Supervisor
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002670

Department: 3900190701-Mechanical Engineering, Dept of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Laboratory Supervisor provides electro-mechanical support and services in selecting, purchasing, setting up, operating, maintaining, day-to-day upkeep, and removal of all technical equipment in support of the department's teaching, research, and service goals; maintains clean, safe, and functional Mechanical Engineering Laboratories and Shop spaces; provides machining, fabrication, and electro-mechanical support of academic and research projects; supports instructional activities in department laboratory and shop spaces; participates in department purchasing and acquisition activities.

Essential Functions

  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Maintains safe instructional and research spaces.
  • Provides electro-mechanical, machining, and fabrication support of academic and research equipment and projects.
  • Purchases, sets-up, maintains, repairs, replaces, and disposes of lab and shop equipment and supplies.
  • Manages equipment and chemical inventories.
  • Oversees, hires, and supervises Student Assistants.
  • Supports lab course instruction and student projects.
  • Trains Student Assistants and Graduate Assistants.
  • Works with Departmental Safety Committee and University Environmental Safety Office to execute the department's safety plan coordinate hazardous waste collection and disposal.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
Three or more years of related work experience; supervisory experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication skills (verbal and written); developed organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education:
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Science, or equivalent field

Preferred Experience::
Three or more years of relevant experience as a machinist, mechanical technician, electrical technician, or electro-mechanical system technician, engineer or similar

Salary Range: $56,300 - $57,887

Job Open Date: 02/24/2020

Job Closing Date:

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