Science Lab Manager


Carrollton, KY. Fort Knox, KY. Louisville, KY. Shelbyville, KY. Shepherdsville, KY

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Science Lab Manager

  • 492796
  • Carrollton, KY
  • Fort Knox, KY
  • Louisville, KY
  • Shelbyville, KY
  • Shepherdsville, KY

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  • Staff
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 12 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Jefferson Community & Technical College

Title: Staff Instructor III

Salary Range: $40,000

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 37.5

Work Location: On-Site

FLSA Status: Exempt

College: Jefferson Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Jefferson Community College

Department: Natural Sciences


Jefferson Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

The Natural Sciences Department of Jefferson Community and Technical College has an opening for a full time Science Lab Manager.

Job Duties:

This position will be responsible for overseeing the Natural Sciences laboratories. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Oversee safety in the laboratories.
• Prepare science labs weekly on all campuses (Downtown, Southwest, Shelby, Carrollton, and Bullitt) (or schedule a faculty person t or oversee a student worker who will complete preparation).
• Ensure that proper maintenance of laboratory equipment (like microscopes, balances, etc.) is done either in-house or by working with outside contractors.
• Assist Department Head with finding contractors for equipment maintenance.
• Maintain inventories of laboratory chemical, supplies, and equipment and work with Department Heads to ensure equipment is replaced at end-of-life.
• Oversee ordering of chemicals, supplies, and equipment for the laboratories.
• Be available to assist faculty when a second person is needed in a laboratory course.
• Train and help supervise student workers.
• Troubleshoot equipment issues.
• Assist faculty in the development of new experiments.
• Help direct students to where they can get assistance with their science questions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (related field, chemistry or biology), and one-year related experience, or equivalent. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Candidates should also have experience and sensitivity working with students from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment.


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