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Laboratory/Classroom Svcs Mgr
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Laboratory/Classroom Svcs Mgr
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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

**Job Summary**

The Department of Physics is seeking a manager to lead daily operations and support pedagogy for the laboratory courses in our introductory course sequences. The lab manager oversees on-site supervision and equipment support for six different introductory lab courses: a standard introduction to mechanics and E&M (PHYSICS 141 and 241), as well as an honors approach (PHYSICS 161 and 261) and a health sciences curriculum for mechanics and E&M (PHYSICS 136 and 236). Combined, these courses have a total enrollment of more than 4,500 students each academic year (fall, winter, and spring half term). Additionally, the lab manager works in concert with our associate chair for undergraduate studies and faculty lab coordinators to support the delivery of the course content and curricular innovation.

Please visit the Physics website at for additional information about our department.


Daily operation leadership includes:

+ Managing the weekly or twice weekly change-over of six lab classrooms with eight to ten set-ups each

+ Ensure all equipment is in working order; organize repairs proactively and as needed

+ Acquiring laboratory consumables, replacement equipment, and new equipment and supplies

+ Maintaining an inventory of equipment and consumables

+ Maintaining a budget and financial documentation for consumables and new or replacement equipment

+ Maintain a system by which students with instructor consent are able to execute labs that they were unable to do in class due to absence

+ Supervising a team of undergraduate and graduate student temporary employees

+ Ensuring that all lab spaces and practices comply with OSEH and University health and safety standards and regulations

Curriculum support includes:

+ Communicating and actively collaborating with associate chair, faculty lab coordinators, and lead graduate student instructors about current state and future plans for the entire set of introductory laboratory courses

+ Supporting associate chair, faculty lab coordinators, lead graduate student instructors and/or others who seek to improve the quality of undergraduate education through the introductory labs.

+ Providing on-site support for graduate student instructors teaching the labs on a daily basis. Assisting with broken equipment or other situations that may hinder the progress of the class meeting.

**Required Qualifications***

Requires a Bachelor's degree in the natural sciences or related field and at least 3 years' experience. Solid supervisory and financial management skills along with strong communication skills are required.

**Desired Qualifications***

A Bachelor's degree in Physics is desired. A Master's degree with 6 years' experience is preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with others in a collaborative environment is desired.

**Additional Information**

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College's Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.

+ To learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion visit --equity-and-inclusion.html

+ To learn more about LSA's Guiding Principles visit -staff/human-resources/lsa-staff-guiding-principles.html

**Background Screening**

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

**Mission Statement**

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:

+ Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.

+ Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

**Application Deadline**

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

**U-M EEO/AA Statement**

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

**Job Detail**

**Job Opening ID**


**Working Title**

Manager of Introductory Labs

**Job Title**

Laboratory/Classroom Svcs Mgr

**Work Location**

Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI

**Full/Part Time**




**FLSA Status**


**Organizational Group**

College Of Lsa


LSA Physics

**Posting Begin/End Date**

6/05/2018 - 6/19/2018


$65,000.00 -$70,000.00

**Career Interest**

Instructional Services

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