Lab Coordinator

NMSU - Carlsbad   Carlsbad, NM   Full-time     Other
Posted on October 3, 2021
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Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of professional experience
related to the standard duties as outlined.

In the Spring of 2 22, NMSU Carlsbad will become an independent community college, Southeast New Mexico College. All NMSU Carlsbad employees will transfer to Southeast New Mexico College during this time.

Coordinates operational activities in a research/instructional laboratory, providing support services to faculty, students, researchers and technicians. Develops and implements policies, procedures, and standards for lab operations to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality control of the laboratory and compliance with federal, state, and university regulations and standards. Coordinates the ordering, inventory, storage, and maintenance of supplies, lab ware, and instruments essential to the operation of the lab.

Plans and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the laboratory. Assists with the development of quality standards and programs; monitors and maintains quality of laboratory operations and performance of laboratory staff in compliance with accreditation standards, safety and environmental regulations, and other applicable requirements. Provides technical expertise to researchers and may teach and/or train others in research methods and laboratory procedures. Assists in ordering, care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies, and inventories. Maintains and/or oversees maintenance of test equipment and instruments to ensure accuracy and efficient performance. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.