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Job ID ADMN-19/20-083

Location: Kingston with Tri-Campus Responsibilities

Deadline: July 25 / 2019

Job Type: Administrative/Management

Start Date: Immediately
Department: Faculty of Applied Science

Number of Positions: 1

Duration: Full-time


Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science, the incumbent collaborates with the Associate/Campus Deans of academic programs, as well as the College’s Health and Safety Officer, to develop and oversee safe lab environments, work practices and regulatory compliance in the delivery of academic programs in various labs and shops on three campuses.  While fostering a culture of safety, the incumbent is accountable for establishing required safety protocols, procedures, training and required equipment maintenance in the labs and related field venues. The incumbent also manages technical support staff to ensure effective human resource planning in academic delivery within the lab spaces.  As well, the incumbent collaborates with Associate/Campus Deans and Faculty to provide required documentation for certifications and accreditations in the related programs.


Minimum four-year Post-Secondary diploma/degree in Science and/or Technology with specific training in health and safety and Biosafety / Biosecurity training. Specific training required: Health and Safety Training appropriate to science, technology and food preparation; Biosafety/Biosecurity advanced training; First Aid; WHMIS. Project management experience required. Skills required for troubleshooting and basic repair of lab equipment. Must have 5 plus years of experience applying project management principles, supervising staff and applying health and safety legislation, biosafety requirements and principles.  Experience in academic lab environments, particularly science labs, is preferable.  Experience training adults is an asset. Specific areas of required experience include analytical skills, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills, team building, and the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. High level of proficiency in the Windows environment, including the full suite of Microsoft Office software products.

Salary and Terms

In addition to the salary range of $84,030 - $105,037, the College offers a comprehensive benefits package and a pay for performance program.

Start Date: Immediately
Posted: July 11, 2019
Closing Date: July 25, 2019 (4:00 p.m.)

Send Cover Letter & Resume To: quoting the Competition Number in the subject line: ADMN-19/20-083 Manager, Academic Labs

Note: Your cover letter and resume must be attached as one document only. Your document should be in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format. e.g. in Adobe Acrobat - Portable Document Format or Microsoft Word Format and saved as LastName, FirstName.  

The College is committed to employment equity. We encourage members of the designated groups to apply and self-identify. St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact our Human Resources Consultants. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.

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