Job Description

Coord,Lecture Demonstration

Requisition IDreq10572
Working TitleCoord,Lecture Demonstration -Michelson
Position Grade10
Position SummaryUnder general supervision, the candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Introductory Biology Lab Prep area, including overseeing the management and operation of equipment, and supplies. This will entail making and stocking biological chemicals and solutions, maintaining live cultures, helping in the development and implementation of new labs and demonstrations, and prepping and tearing down laboratory exercises for multiple lab sections. The candidate will be expected to maintain precise records and a computerized database of inventory, assist in training and supervising staff/student employees who work or volunteer in the Introductory Biology Lab Prep area, and observe and practice all safety, environmental, and biohazard control standards. Candidate should be able to teach an introductory lab or discussion at a moment's notice.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in the Biological Sciences with an
    emphasis on General Biology
  • Experience with: - Maintenance and use of standard
    laboratory equipment such as compound microscopes, dissecting microscopes,
    spectrophotometers, autoclaves, incubators, audio visual equipment, computers,
  • Experience with- Inventory stocking and maintenance, including preparing orders for
    supplies and equipment within a limited budget.
  • Experience- Maintaining a computer database of inventory.
  • Experience- Supervising, guiding, and training staff/student
  • Experience- Laboratory and environmental safety standards and policies,
    including the safe handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and biological
    materials and knowledge of bio-hazardous control methods.
  • Experience- Mediation of student
  • Experience- Teaching introductory biology discussion and laboratory sections.
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAS Biology General Administrative (048F)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$15.09 hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/18/2019
Application InstructionsCV and cover letter and any certifications earned.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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