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Chemical and Biological Sciences Lab Supervisor

02/12/2019 1:14 pm

Rockford University seeks candidates for the position of Lab Supervisor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences.  The Lab Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the stockrooms and laboratories of the department.  The position is 30 hours per week and the selected candidate is eligible for a rich benefits package including medical insurance and tuition remission, upon hire. 

To apply: Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please submit cover letter indicating salary requirements, resume and list of three professional references to


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assistance so faculty may work more effectively with undergraduate students in research and internships.
  • Ensure all stockrooms and laboratories are well-maintained, organized and safe places to work.
  • Assist in the continuation of our ACS accreditation (American Chemical Society)
  • Supervise and provide training for student laboratory assistants
  • Perform and document safety inspections.
  • Oversee the stockrooms, prepare laboratories for use, prepare equipment, reagents, and unknowns needed for laboratory experiments.
  • Maintain inventory, order needed supplies and equipment
  • Assist in the tracking of departmental expenses
  • Assist in the maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Assist in the proper disposal of chemical waste
  • Perform other appropriate duties as determined by the department


Qualifications:   Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.