Science Lab Manager
Union, Missouri - Full Time

East Central College has an opening for a Science Lab Manager responsible for preparing, coordinating and monitoring science labs, inventories, safety procedures, chemical storage, science programs and projects.

Minimum Qualifications: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) 

Completion of Bachelor of Science degree, two years related experience.

Essential Tasks: (Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s supervisor.)

  • Coordinate the purchase of laboratory chemicals, supplies and related safety equipment at all locations.
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; maintain equipment and work area in a safe, clean and organized condition; order, stock and organize supplies, instruments and equipment used in the classroom and lab settings.
  • Store chemicals according to OSHA standards.
  • Prepare chemicals and culture media for labs.
  • Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets in an organized, accessible fashion.
  • Communicate with science faculty regarding special needs and maintenance of laboratory facilities.
  • Assist with satellite campus labs, through oversight and consistency with main campus labs.
  • Maintain distilled water supplies.
  • Maintain and update inventory records.
  • Monitor lab safety practices and procedures in all science lab areas to assure student and employee safety.
  • Record and coordinate removal and storage of hazardous waste and medical waste.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner with minimal supervision.

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 Benefits: ECC offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no premium cost to the employee for employee only coverage. Missouri Public School Retirement System benefits, generous paid leave, ECC tuition waiver for self and immediate family and tuition reimbursement benefits for employee.

Salary will be commensurate with years of experience.  Position is a level 106. Salary schedule can be viewed here. 

East Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

East Central College is located about 60 minutes from St. Louis. Currently, more than 2,500 students are enrolled in a transfer or technical education program.  For more information about East Central College visit,

East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director at 636-584-6710.  East Central College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.