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Laboratory Coordinator I

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 25, 2022

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Job Title
Laboratory Coordinator I

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E - Physical & Environmental Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.

TAMU-CC's beautiful campus is located on a 240 acre island on Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities.

From our generous benefits package and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.

Glimpse into the Job

This position is responsible for: 1) Campus atmospheric science instruments; 2) Development of entry-level atmospheric science lab exercises, instruction for lab lectures, and assistance for the Weather Observation class; 3) Development and maintenance of weather broadcast equipment and related software for the 1-h Broadcast Meteorology class.

How You Will Contribute

  • Maintain the weather lab workstation
  • Maintain and develop the weather instruments at weather stations and for classroom demonstrations.
  • Acquire new equipment when necessary.
  • Track inventory and preserve database.
  • Support research instrument development for faculty in the atmospheric science program.
  • Develop entry-level lab instruction material.
  • Conducts instruction for entry-level meteorology labs.
  • Assist faculty with designing experiments and software exercises.
  • Support for Weather Observation class.
  • Maintain the mobile weather broadcast system.
  • Develop the I-CREATE broadcast studio hardware atmospheric science component with graphical storyboarding which includes surface analysis, jet-stream map, radar images, satellite images, model forecasts, and 5-day forecast summary.
  • Support for the 1-h Weather Broadcast class.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor of Science in atmospheric science or related.
  • One (1) year of experience
  • Addition experience may be used as a substitution for the minimum education requirement:
    • Associate degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience.
  • Understanding of instrumentation theory and hardware.
  • Accomplished at instrumentation maintenance and development.
  • Organizational abilities

What They Would Like to See
  • 1-3 years experience with weather instrumentation.
  • Aptitude for video software for weather displays in broadcast meteorology class.
  • Broadcast meteorology class on college transcript.
  • Broadcast meteorology experience.
  • Experience with Open Broadcast Software (OBS).
  • Familiarity at mobile instrument deployment.
  • Data analysis programming skills for classes, as well as real-time data acquisition and archiving.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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