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Assistant Coordinator for Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories

Company: Colorado State University
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Working Title Assistant Coordinator for Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories Position Location Fort Collins, CO Research Professional Position No Posting Number 202100325AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Technical/Support II Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $40,000 - $45,000 Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas.

Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/02/2021 Description of Work Unit

The Department of Chemistry has an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department's research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Central Instrument Facility that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.

Position Summary

This position is a full-time, twelve-month, administrative professional position to provide long-term operational support of students and teaching faculty to run the laboratory teaching program in the Department of Chemistry.

The Assistant Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Organic Chemistry Lab Coordinator in the organization, planning, and implementation of the organic chemistry lab teaching program. This position requires an individual who is highly motivated, self-sufficient, and a team player able to work collaboratively in all aspects of the program structure. Primary responsibilities for this position involve coordinating the operations and implementation of procedures that effectively ensure organizational efficiency of the organic chemistry lab teaching program. Other responsibilities span a variety of collaborative, administrative, service, and support activities that sustain the broad Chemistry Department teaching program.

This position requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work professionally with students, faculty, and staff.

The Assistant Coordinator reports to the Organic Chemistry Lab Coordinator and faculty responsible for teaching lecture sections of Organic Chemistry.

Required Job Qualifications

BS or BA degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemistry or related field.

Preferred Job Qualifications

* Two or more years of working in an organic chemistry lab environment. * Experience in operating Gas Chromatography (GC), Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), and Nuclear Magnetic Resonances Spectroscopy (NMR) instruments. * Experience with CSU policies, procedures, systems, and software. * Understanding of issues facing students in a college learning environment. * Experience with lab emergency procedures and chemical hazardous waste management. * Demonstrated ability to facilitate multiple projects in a highly organized manner. * Demonstrated creativity, leadership, and skills needed to work successfully and collaboratively with diverse groups of students and faculty. * Highly proficient in computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, Excel, Outlook). * Attention to detail and a strong work ethic. * Ability to work independently. * Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and writing skills. * Strong knowledge of chemistry.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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