Columbia University Laboratory Operations Manager in New York, New York

Job TitleLaboratory Operations Manager

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 079997

Department 7581- TBI Taub Institute

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35.00

Job Family General Administration

Salary Grade Officer 104

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description Reporting to the Departmental Administrator the incumbent will provide support relative to the Institute's operational activities. Responsible for coordinating with researchers and administrators in the preparation and implementation of documentation for compliance bodies including IACUC and Environmental Health and Safety.

A central feature of this position includes the following responsibilities:

  1. Filing amendments and modifications of all protocols, liaison with IACUC, ICM, outside offices to ensure timely filing of annual renewals including documentation of number of animals and number to be required.

  2. Monitoring of lab health and safety compliance, correcting deficiencies, checking records and documentation and facilitating preparation of documentation.

  3. Coordination of animal shipping, importation, exportation and transfer paperwork

  4. Training of new faculty in proper research compliance.

  5. Be responsible for instrumentation in the Taub Institute and keeping instruments - centrifuges, microscopes, thermocyclers etc. in good repair. Liaison person with vendors and repair people.

  6. Liaison with facilities department on issues a repairs and modifications.

  7. Ability to assist Taub Administration in purchasing and grant management a critical times.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Masters preferred with minimum of 3 years experience as a laboratory technician or research associate, preferably at CUMC.

Essential Functions

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Special Indications

This position works with: There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 09-30-2015

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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