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WWU Chemistry Stores Manager & Department Safety Coordinator

WWU Chemistry Dept.   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Science
Posted on April 28, 2022
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The WWU Chemistry Department is seeking a Chemistry Department Stores Manager and Safety Coordinator to join our team, providing integral support and direction to a vital resource for a research-active, student-centered department.  Working alongside a team of student employees as well as other technical support staff, this position manages the chemical stores/stockroom, serves as the Chemistry Department Safety Coordinator, and serves as the primary purchasing agent for department instructional laboratories.

The position is under direct supervision of the department chair during the initial training period (usually six to twelve months in duration), followed by general supervision. During training, the position requires development of: 1) an extensive knowledge of and ability to apply departmental policies and procedures and related university policies and procedures; 2) a working knowledge of the daily operation of the chemistry stockroom, student-worker management, and vendor relations; and (3) a working knowledge of departmental safety procedures and guidelines.

After completion of the training period, the position operates under minimal day-to-day supervision. The person organizes, prioritizes and completes the majority of work responsibilities independently, following departmental procedures for the position.

The person organizes, prioritizes and completes the majority of work assignments/responsibilities independently following established departmental procedures.

For Washington State HR purposes, this position is classified as an Instructional & Classroom Support Technician 4.


WWU Chemistry Dept.

615 High Street
Bellingham , WA
https://www.wwu.edu/