Website Le Moyne College

About Le Moyne College:

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.

Job Description:

The Lab Manager directs the operations for the general chemistry teaching labs; oversees the maintenance of the department instrumentation, chemical inventory, and stockroom; teaches two courses each semester during the academic year; supervises student workers, as needed; and helps coordinate student workshops.

Job duties specific to this position:

Lab prep

  • Update lab manual, update pre-lab slides and grading rubrics, in collaboration with full time faculty;
  • Secure supplies & reagents, set-up equipment, etc., for weekly labs
  • Oversee student workers, as needed;
    Serve as contact-person for/communicate with/disseminate information to lab instructors (including adjuncts)


  • Teach two sections of general chemistry lab each academic semester, or other labs if staffing permits.

Department Instrumentation

  • Oversee service contracts, routine maintenance, troubleshooting;
  • Coordinate with physical plant and/or outside contractors for related maintenance.

Department Chemicals and Stockroom

  • Maintain and organize supplies and chemicals for teaching laboratories.
  • Perform an annual inventory of chemicals in the department, usually in the summer; maintain the electronic database of chemicals.
  • Manage chemical waste in collaboration with the Environmental Health and Safety Officer;
  • Perform routine maintenance/oversight of instrumentation and compressed gasses.

 Lab Safety

  • Create and post appropriate safety signage;
    Ensure safety training for faculty, staff, students, in collaboration with the Environmental Health and Safety Officer;
  • Perform routine checks on stored chemicals.

Support student academic success by helping to schedule relevant workshops.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.


  • Higher degree in chemistry or related field from an accredited university/college
    Experience in laboratory and instrument management.
  • Experience with chemical inventory and stockroom management.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience in the relevant chemistry lab courses.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Additional Information:

Le Moyne Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
  • Generous tuition coverage
  • Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
  • Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
  • Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
    Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
  • Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness,
  • Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Generous time off package 
  • 35 hour work week

Pay Range: $46,500-$58,000

Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please go to;jsessionid=449A46FEE199E3E5B643CE084918DF16 and click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit the required materials for consideration:

* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 15th.

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