Engineering Laboratory Manager

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Position Information

Position Title
Engineering Laboratory Manager
Job Description

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an Engineering Laboratory Manager to promote Marian University’s mission and identity by working with faculty, staff and students in the engineering school. The engineering laboratory manager will work with the dean and faculty in engineering to provide support for all laboratory and instructional activities, facilities, and equipment needed for academic instruction and outreach.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Exhibit leadership interest and potential, promote academic excellence, actively participate in the life of the campus and help advance the institution.
  • Provide support for all laboratory and instructional activities, facilities, and equipment needed for academic instruction.
  • Work with the dean and faculty to research, evaluate, purchase, and facilitate installation of engineering equipment for laboratories in the new Witchger engineering building to open in Fall 2023.
  • Manage and improve engineering laboratory learning environments in Witchger Engineering including developing and maintaining facilities, equipment, software, and instrumentation.
  • Provide training for students and faculty, as appropriate, in proper and safe use; develop and maintain standard operating procedures and laboratory policies.
  • Manage facilities budgets and maintain laboratory supplies.
  • Support students design projects, student competitions, and special engineering outreach programs (i.e. science fairs, weekend K-12 workshops, summer camps).
  • Supervise student employees hired to support engineering laboratories.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission and strategic vision of Marian University.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years prior experience in engineering laboratory environment.
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational, and budget management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work independently with colleagues throughout the university and in the community.
  • Willingness to develop skills associated with wide range of technical and developing areas in engineering.
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume/CV, responses to the supplemental mission questions, and 3 letters of recommendation.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

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Close Date

Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:
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Quick Link for Internal Postings Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How do you think Marian University’s mission, as well as the Catholic Franciscan identity, will support your work as a professor/administrator?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. How will the work you do in your role at Marian University be different in light of the mission and identity of the University?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. How will you promote the success of those from marginalized groups?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. In what ways will your work promote and support transformational leaders that are trustworthy, healthy, skilled and inquisitive?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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