Job no: 241507-AS
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Research, Scientific, Other
This position is responsible for managing the NADP's Central
Analytical Laboratory (CAL) within the Environmental Health
Division at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. Staff
management responsibilities include: managing daily work
activities, data review, directing employees, recruiting,
facilitating staff training, evaluating employee performance, and
taking disciplinary action when necessary. Other duties include
monitoring workflow and lab operations, approving/monitoring
laboratory expenditures, attending and presenting at the NADP fall
and spring conferences, work with NADP customers, subscribers and
field operators with any questions and/or requests, consulting with
internal and external colleagues regarding scientific
The employee in this position is expected to use the tools and
principles of quality management in performing their daily work
including the following: Demonstrate exceptional customer service
by establishing and maintaining effective professional
relationships with other colleagues, supervisors, and all customers
and partners. Provide constructive feedback for the purpose of
continuous improvement in a manner that is supportive of the State
Laboratory of Hygiene and its mission. Use effective team skills to
contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit. Present
ideas, carry out assignments, and provide information as required.
Participate in continuous learning through professional development
This position is a supervisory position and reports to the Central
Analytical Lab Manager.
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree with a major in chemistry, biology, natural
sciences, or related discipline. An official or copy of an
official, transcript will be required prior to an offer of
employment. (Applicants with degrees from foreign institutions must
have the transcripts evaluated by a member of the National
Association of Credential Evaluation Services http://www.naces.org/
and the applicant
is responsible for all costs associated with that
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum 7 years of laboratory experience and 3 years of leadership
or supervisory experience in a professional or academic setting.
Experience may include direct supervision of staff including staff
hiring/management, managing daily operations and production of
staff, and assuring high quality results are reported and in a safe
working environment. Experience may also include demonstrated
non-supervisory leadership including team or project lead that
included working closely with staff, coordinating effort,
communicating with others, proposing decisions, working closely
with other supervisors. Must have knowledge of, and preferably
direct experience with the primary analytical tools used in the
National Atmospheric Deposition Program's (NADP) Central Analytical
Lab (Flow Injection Analyzers, Ion Chromatography, ICP, Passive
sampler extraction methodology and conductivity/pH).
1. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to
2. Possess and maintain eligibility to hold a valid Wisconsin's
driver's license and a driving record that meets the guidelines of
UW Risk Management.
3. As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee
must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in
the position description with or without a reasonable
4. Knowledge of analytical instrumentation for the measurement of
inorganic constituents' such as Flow Injection Analyzers, Ion
Chromatography, ICP passive gas samplers and pH/conductivity.
5. Knowledge of analytical balances and other common laboratory
6. Knowledge of overall laboratory operations, safety protocols,
data validation, and staff cross training and back-up
7. Experience with Microsoft Office products.
8. Knowledge of quality assurance as it applies to general lab
practices and the NADP Central Analytical Lab Quality Assurance
9. Effective written and oral communication skills.
10. Effective team skills.
11. Effective interpersonal skills.
A524090-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/EHD OPERATIONS
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly
describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and a
document listing contact information for three (3) references,
including at least one supervisor.
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diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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