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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

University of California - Merced Merced, CA

Merced, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Masters Degree


Instructional Laboratory Coordinator

Job Category:

Scientific/Laboratory Research


School of Engineering

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Closing Date:

Review of applications will begin on 08/29/2015 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.


$60,000 - $75,000 Annually. Position will normally be hired at or near the entry rate.



Background check:

Background check may be required


The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Working directly with faculty and senior staff, the incumbent will be responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the instructional laboratory needs for the School of Engineering with ultimate responsibility for laboratory support in engineering courses including all Capstone courses.

The Instructional Laboratory Coordinator will be responsible for planning and developing laboratory components of School of Engineering courses in consultation with cognizant faculty members, and for coordinating and documenting the assessment of lab-related learning outcomes in the context of the program accreditation objectives. The incumbent will handle the day-to-day operations of the Engineering laboratories with primary duties including lab equipment setup and teaching safety and the proper use of equipment to students and faculty. The Instructional Laboratory Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of equipment inventory and repairs as needed and coordination of laboratory availability for associated courses with the Academic Support Manager in the School of Engineering.


M.S. degree in an Engineering discipline.

Basic knowledge of C, C++, Java and NI LabView.

Understanding of technical drawings and schematics.

Demonstrated independent organizational and project management skills including the ability to coordinate and prioritize a diverse workload, set and meet competing deadlines and establish systems to effectively manage projects and other information.

Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to set up and operate National Instruments (NI) LabView software, data acquisition and analog inputs/outputs devices.

Understanding of electrical drawings and capacity to build controller boxes to interface computer, NI analog inputs/output devices with a variety of tools including robotic arms, mills, DC motors and Thermal feedback controls.

Knowledge and use of Pro/Engineer, SolidWorks or similar CAD software

To Apply:

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If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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