Manager Lab SARS-CoV-2

Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202357 Official TSU Title Manager Lab SARS-CoV-2 Grant Title Manager Lab SARS-CoV-2 Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision oversees a CLIA -certified high complexity lab that will be performing SARS -CoV-2 diagnostic RT- PCR testing. Directs the technical day-to-day laboratory operations which includes the general technical supervision of laboratory testing personnel. Ensures that the laboratory and the laboratory staff is in compliance with all laws and regulations that are required by CLIA, CAP, OSHA and any other applicable legislative organizations.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary

• Oversees the day-to-day operations of the lab and ensures the quality of the service.
• Supervises laboratory personnel in a variety of laboratory duties.
• Conduct employee competency assessment, procedure training and recording in personnel files.
• Performs the validations of clinical and instrument testing.
• Organizes and conducts the initial writing of SOP and following revision.
• Troubleshoots instruments, assay procedures, and reagents.
• Interacts with Technical Supervisor to ensure the lab meets CAP / CLIA standard and state, local government requirements.
• Prepares documentation for routine inspections.
• Evaluates employee performance.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Hiring Range $63,840.00 - $79,801.00 Education

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or higher in Medical Technology with certification as MT or MLS from ASCP, AMT .

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Federal, State, Local, and County laws.
• Handling of patient specimens from accession to storage.
• Follow technical procedures for the Standard Operating Procedure Manual.
• DNA and RNA extraction, and PCR testing.
• Sterile technique.
• Policies, procedures, and practices.
• Management and supervisory practices.
• Assist in the administration of all Quality Control Programs.
• Assist in the inventory management and ordering.
• Sample data collecting or accession if necessary.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
• Strong analytical thinking.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Detail oriented.
• Effective customer service.
• Multitasking, organization and time management.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Use job-related software.
• Work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
• Prepare detailed reports.

Work Experience

At least 3 years’ experience of supervisory experience in a CLIA certified high complexity lab OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Routine office environment.
Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects light weight may be required.
Use of video display terminal.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Medical Technology with certification as MT or MLS from ASCP, AMT?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least 3 years’ experience of supervisory experience in a CLIA certified high complexity lab OR equivalent combination of education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have knowledge of DNA and RNA extraction, and PCR testing?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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