North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is a public residential high school that educates academically talented 11th and 12th-grade students who show promise of exceptional development, as well as special interest, in science and mathematics, and who reflect the demographics of North Carolina. The school, established in 1978 and a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System, serves residential students at its Durham campus and provides distance education, teacher development, and outreach throughout the state.




Fabrication Laboratory Manager


CLASSIFICATION/TITLE: Specialty Trades Technician

WORKING TITLE: Fabrication Laboratory Manager

DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: Engineering and Technology



POSTING DATE: September 18, 2014

CLOSING DATE: September 24, 2014 5pm

SALARY TYPE:  11 Month, 1.0 FTE SPA Position

&$50,447 - $53,250


Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience overseeing operation of a laboratory with equipment similar or related to that in a Fabrication lab.


Description of Work:

This position reports to the Dean of Engineering and Technology and is responsible for the following: Laboratory Management – plan, monitor, and manage resources needed to operate the laboratory; maintain inventory, test equipment and coordinate service of equipment as required; coordinate resources and establish priorities in the use of these resources, including space, field, equipment and/or facilities; manage the safety and quality assurance program, manage usage of the space; supervise all students, faculty, staff, and volunteers working in the lab; provide walk-in support to users. Communication and Instruction - Develop instruction and train students, faculty, staff and/or other clients on the proper use, care and operation of specialized equipment; coordinate and train students, faculty, and staff to ensure compliance with safety measures and guidelines; develop and maintain lab documentation including standard operating procedures and protocols; clearly and concisely convey information verbally and in written form. Conducting Procedures and Projects – Develop and implement lab procedures and safety protocol; design and implement modifications and changes to techniques, procedures and quality control measures; ability to propose alternative methods, techniques and initiatives; lead multiple, concurrent projects and/or multi-faceted projects; direct others in making modifications. Analysis and Ensuring Compliance with Standards - Define standards for the use of equipment; set standards for safety, accuracy, validity and integrity; leads others in analysis; lead efforts to modify and adapt methodologies in collaboration with others; ensure compliance with regulatory standards.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Competent machinist. Strong organizational skills for keeping track of equipment storage, maintenance and usage. Emphasis on work place standardization and transparency. Experienced in the use of computer-controlled laboratory equipment and of software for monitoring training of users. Experienced in overseeing and training laboratory assistants. Excellent oral and written communication skills and customer service skills. Possess the ability to both follow instructions and lead others, and the ability to function responsibly with minimal direct supervision.


How to Apply: Submit electronic application via: Please create an account, search for "Fabrication Laboratory Manager" vacancy, and complete/submit online application.





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