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Job ID: 123872

Stockroom Assistant Manager
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted May 28, 2019
Title Stockroom Assistant Manager
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Administrative Support/Services

Stockroom Assistant Manager

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Stockroom Assistant Manager opportunity within the Chemistry Department.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


The Assistant Stockroom Manager is expected to assist the Stockroom Manager in a variety of ways related to the set-up and support of teaching labs, stockroom operations and other departmental laboratory related activities.


Support Chemistry teaching labs, primarily the 1XX and 2XX level courses, by preparing solutions, supplies, readying computers and minor equipment for each experiment, setting out these experimental materials, restocking as needed, and putting materials away after use. Assist the Stockroom Manager in planning and coordinating the material support for the teaching labs. This will also involve the supervision of undergraduate stockroom employees and attendance of planning meetings with faculty and staff.

Support Chemistry teaching labs for 2XX, 3XX and 4XX level courses that utilize major instrumentation by working with faculty to ensure that major equipment used in experiments in these courses are operational. This includes assisting in the regular maintence needs of instrumention such as the NMR and GCs.

Chemical Inventory and Waste Management. Assist the Stockroom Manager in maintaining the inventory of all chemicals in the department from the time received until each is used up or disposed as waste. Manage the collection and proper disposal of hazardous waste and used chemicals from the teaching lab and stockroom. Attend quarterly Lab Safety Committee meetings.
Ensure that the teaching labs are clean and that chemical waste from class activites is collected and properly processed. Remove and treat used chemicals and products generated in teahing labs. Arrange for the disposal of chemical and hazardous waste. Perform regular testing of materials (e.g. peroxide testing) and check of laboratory spaces throughout the department for safe conditions (e.g. weekly eyewash flush etc.).

Support undergraduate chemistry research program by providing chemicals, supplies, computer check out and minor equipment upon request.

Minimum Qualifications

B.S./B.A. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field, or an Associate’s degree in a technical field plus one year of practical technical or lab experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of experience in a laboratory setting or a similar experience
Experience working in at an academic institution


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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