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