Scientific Materials Manager

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time Scientific Materials Manager within the Division of Science and Mathematics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing laboratory materials for chemistry, biology, and physics labs; maintaining laboratories, equipment, and organisms; ensuring laboratory safety; ordering supplies and maintaining chemical inventory; supervising student workers; and managing chemical/hazardous waste.

The successful candidate should have a Master’s degree (or a Bachelor’s degree with five years’ experience in lab science or related field), two years’ experience relating to chemistry, biology, physics, EPA and OSHA regulatory compliance, and strong supervisory and managerial abilities.  Some heavy lifting required, as well as occasional evening and weekend work.

Interviews will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of application referencing job #SMM82, resume, and transcripts to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.   EEO/ADA.