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.

Job Description:

The Organic Chemistry Lab Manager is a 10-month position.  The position starts in August 2024.  The Lab Manager directs the operations for the organic chemistry teaching labs; assists in the maintenance of the department chemical inventory and instrumentation; teaches two courses each semester during the academic year; supervises student workers, as needed; and helps coordinate student workshops.

Principle Duties and Essential Functions 

Lab prep (academic year)

  • Support the development of pre-lab slides and grading rubrics, in collaboration with full time faculty;
  • Secure supplies & reagents, set-up equipment, etc., for weekly organic labs
  • Oversee student workers, as needed;
  • Serve as contact-person for/communicate with/disseminate information to lab instructors (including adjuncts)
  • Preps other upper level labs as time permits

Teaching

  • Teach two sections of organic chemistry lab each academic semester, unless staffing permits teaching in other area(s) of expertise (e.g., physical chemistry lab).

Department Instrumentation

  • Assist with routine maintenance, troubleshooting;
    Department Chemicals and Stockroom
  • Assist with maintenance and organization of supplies and chemicals for teaching laboratories.
    Assist with the annual inventory of chemicals in the department if it occurs during the academic year.
  • Assist with the management of chemical waste in collaboration with the Environmental Health and Safety Officer;
  • Assist with the routine maintenance/oversight of instrumentation and compressed gasses.

Lab Safety

  • Assist with creating and posting appropriate safety signage;
  • Assist with the safety training for faculty, staff, students, in collaboration with the Environmental Health and Safety Officer;
  • Assist with the routine checks on stored chemicals.

Support student academic success by helping to schedule relevant workshops.

Requirements:

  • 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:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

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: $23-$25/hour.

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 https://lemoyne.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=175591 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

To apply for this job please visit lemoyne.interviewexchange.com.