Laboratory Manager Genomics

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Genetics
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Supervisory/Management
  • Req #: 15984
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Summary

 

Position Summary    

This position leads genomics laboratory development, supports, and advises laboratory staff.  Manages laboratory finances and acts as a liaison to principal investigators and departments.  


Essential Duties    

  1. Manages and develops an effective staff: providing effective communication, leadership, guidance and resources. Determines staff qualifications and competency:  recruits, interviews, selects, hires, trains, orients, mentors, evaluates, coaches, counsels, disciplines, and rewards.  Establishes and monitors staff safety and regulatory compliance.
  2. Evaluates new laboratory techniques and/or equipment for utility, innovation and cost-effectiveness in the setting of a research services core.  
  3. Plans, organizes and manages onboarding of new laboratory techniques and/or equipment.  
  4. Manages laboratory finances in coordination with the cost administrator.  Oversees cost containment, supply budget and spend.  Prepares capital equipment justifications.
  5. Oversees laboratory compliance with all essential institutional requirements pertaining to general, biological and radiation safety.
  6. Coordinates laboratory samples, database and biological resources.
  7. Coordinates with other departments for laboratory equipment repair and renovations.
  8. Plans, develops, operates, records, collaborates and reports on major research projects.
  9. Serves as the primary contact with the research staff for technical services on major techniques relative to the specifically assigned field.
  10. Presents data in a formal setting.
  11. May co-author manuscript publications.


Other Duties    

  1. Helps to build relationships between research and the community by assisting with laboratory tours and informative presentations.
  2. Represents the laboratory in relevant committee meetings.


Competencies    

  1. Accountability:  Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
  2. Laboratory Knowledge: Demonstrates and understands laboratory testing and methodology.
  3. Decision Quality: Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement.   Sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  4. Adaptability:  Maintains effectiveness in the midst of change in work responsibilities or environment, requirements ambiguity, or stress.
  5. Problem Solving: Uses issue identification, data relation and comparison, pattern recognition and information gathering to create analyses and make recommendations.
  6. Informing/Communicating: Conveys ideas, responses, or instructions effectively, appropriately, and persuasively through writing or speech.
  7. Professional Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.
  8. Drive for Excellence: Consistently meets performance expectations, ensures that accurate, objective, and timely measures of quality are made and used.
  9. Innovation Management: Identifies key trends, opportunities, and organizational capabilities that would bring competitive advantage to the organization.  Sees trends before others and integrates concepts in a unique way.
  10. Talent Management for Leaders: Clearly establishes and communicates expectations and accountabilities; monitors and evaluates performance; provides effective feedback and coaching; identifies development needs and helps employees address them to achieve optimal performance. 


Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility    

Manages 1-5 employees


Travel

None


Core Values    

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: PhD in genetics, genomics, biology, chemistry or other basic sciences required.
  2. Work Experience: 6 years of laboratory experience and two years of experience managing the work of others required.
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: None


Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000


Benefits
At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan
     
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