Laboratory Manager Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Laboratory Manager Employment Opportunity


Campus Title: Laboratory Manager

Budget Title: Instructional Support Technician

Salary Level: SL3

Minimum Salary: $50,000


Position Summary

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at the College at Brockport invites applications for a laboratory manager position starting June 1, 2019. Reporting to the chair of the department, the mission of the laboratory manager is to achieve weekly readiness of our lower level instructional laboratories.

Major Responsibilities

Serve as laboratory manager for CHM 121, 205, and 206. 

supervise the preparation of reagents, supplies and equipment as well as hazardous waste handling for weekly laboratory sessions; on occasion, this may require lifting carboys weighing up to 50 pounds.

develop improved logistics as needed for laboratory instruction.

recruit, supervise and train teaching assistants.

assist CHM 205/206 course instructors in lab coordination of these multi-section courses.

Teach one section per semester of CHM 205-206 laboratory.

Assist in preparing purchase requests and the proper distribution and inventorying of received purchases. 

Collaborate with the Chemical Hygiene Coordinator for the Sciences and the Campus Environmental Health and Safety Officer to coordinate the implementation of evolving laboratory environmental health and safety programs within the Department. 

Participate in departmental and campus service.  

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in chemistry or closely related field from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university

Strong organizational skills          

Strong interpersonal skills to work with faculty, staff, and students

Ability to work collaboratively with people of varying races, genders, disabilities, origins and other cultural differences

Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of two years of relevant work experience

Trained in Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) or similar safety and waste training

Department Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates approximately 15 majors annually with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry and has an ACS-approved Chemistry program. Many of our courses are also serving students pursuing other majors. For example, about three hundred students are enrolled annually in our first semester general chemistry course. One way we prepare our students for successful professional careers is through engaging them in independent research experiences during both the academic year and summer months.  Students and faculty have access to a comprehensive array of shared instrumentation as well as dedicated research space in our completely renovated building.  For more information on the department please visit

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Application Instructions

This position is subject to the Brockport Professional Promotion Program Policy.  Priority 1 internal applicants are given first preference and Priority 2 internal applicants are given second preference.  Internal application materials will be accepted until 11:55pm on February 12, 2019.  To apply, please visit and input requisition number 494181 in the Search field to access the position.  For consideration, please complete the application and include your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

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The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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