Human Resources

Chemistry Laboratory Manager

Muskingum University invites applications for the part-time position of Chemistry Laboratory Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining supervision of the chemistry stockroom and preparation of laboratories. 


  • Overall supervision of the chemistry stockroom and preparation laboratory
  • Supervise student assistants, including:
    • chemical/equipment preparation activities
    • completion of all student employment paperwork 
    • coordination of student assistants’ work schedules and approval of work hours for payroll 
  • Train student assistants in the following areas:
    • laboratory and stockroom safety
    • preparation and dispensing of chemical solutions
    • proper cleaning of laboratory areas, glassware and equipment
    • preparation of laboratory areas prior to classes
    • proper maintenance of lab equipment
  • Prepare all reagents and special solutions for all laboratories, as scheduled by the faculty
  • Maintain chemical, equipment, and apparatus inventory levels in collaboration with the department chair, including preparation of purchase orders and contact with chemical suppliers to ensure “best price”
  • Supervise the checking-in and out process of students in the laboratory courses
  • Ensure proper storage and condition of chemicals, equipment, and lab apparatus in accordance with OSHA requirements
  • Ensure proper waste disposal of spent chemicals

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the major functions of the position and should not be considered a complete description of the essential functions of the position.  This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other related duties, including special projects.


  • Associate’s degree in a science field of study;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Chemistry experience is highly preferred

How to Apply

Applications must include a letter of interest, a resume, and 3 professional references and should be sent by email to or fax to 740-826-6131.  Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence.  This position will remain open until filled, with review of candidates to begin immediately.

Muskingum University actively seeks out and welcomes administrators and staff who are committed to excellence in student learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the University’s educational programs and activities, and are committed to full inclusivity at the University.  As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations, which have been historically underrepresented in higher education and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities.  Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.


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