Lab Manager II - Earth Science - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaching introductory laboratory and other courses as assigned; procure, prepare, maintain, and assist faculty and students in use of materials, equipment, and facilities needed for courses and research, as well as other items used in the department including specimen collections.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master’s degree in an area of expertise commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position OR a related combination of education and experience totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of and experience with computers and computer networks.
Knowledge of and experience with GPS/GNSS equipment, including hand-held and survey-grade devices.
Knowledge of geochemical analytical equipment, including XRF, ICP-OES, isotopic analyzer, and other machines.


Knowledge of laboratory protocols, procedures, practices, and safety in the earth sciences. Knowledge of safety standards, protocols and procedures for the use of laboratory equipment, facilities and supplies. Knowledge of modern teaching methods and pedagogy, including lecturing, student-centered learning, activity-based learning, etc. Knowledge of established methods for assessment of student success in courses.


Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in time management and organizational.
Skill in problem solving.
Skill in student management, motivation, evaluation.
Skill in instructional techniques and technologies.
Skill in operating laboratory and other equipment used in Earth Science.
Skill in minor mechanical repairs.
Skill in maintaining electronic equipment, including computers, GPS/GNSS devices, etc.


Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, agency administrators, and community practitioners from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative in solving problems.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
Ability to maintain currency on subject matter.

Pay Range

$38,062 to $50,750

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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