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Developed for Equal Opportunity 

Academic Laboratory Coordinator, CPM

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To coordinate and oversee the daily operations of a laboratory facility for the College of Podiatric Medicine. Reports to designated supervisor.


Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 
Issue materials and equipment.

Maintain appropriate laboratory supplies.

Perform preventative maintenance on equipment.

Provide instruction to students on proper laboratory procedures and methods.

Proctor and grade lab examinations and re-examinations for assigned courses; grade quizzes for assigned courses.

Deliver lectures as requested.

Maintain records and files.

Participate in curriculum review and provide feedback within established parameters.

Supervise student employees to include scheduling, coverage, and timesheet approval.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; two years of related experience.

Knowledge Of:

Desktop office computing applications
Safety procedures for the laboratory environment

Skill In:

Written and interpersonal communication
Organizing projects and information/data
Time management
Coordinating multiple projects simultaneously
Public speaking
Setting up lab equipment and running lab procedures to demonstrate specific concepts

Ability To:

Maintain confidentiality of examinations and quizzes
Be detail oriented


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which may require assessments. Assessments could take the form of interview questions, a request to provide work samples or a written or practical test to assess job related competencies.

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Diversity Statement

Kent State University is committed to the creation and nurturing of a diverse community of individuals through inclusive excellence. Diversity involves recognizing the value of differences and the inclusion of all members of the community including those that experience discrimination or under representation. This is a core value of the organization as we strive for a culturally diverse student body, faculty and staff that reflect the multicultural nature of Ohio, the nation, and our world.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.