Program Director, Microbiome Service Center - (170001UP)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) is currently recruiting for a Program Director . The Program Director of the Microbiome Service Laboratory (MSL) will be responsible for developing the strategic Research and Development plan and devoting the required human and capital resources to support the plan. The Program Director will have decision making power for key investments in equipment and infrastructure to support the short and long-term goals of the lab.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Responsible for the management, scientific oversight and sales/advertising operations of the MSL.
Management of staff to include recruiting and training of staff to ensure the goals of the lab are met. Schedule and prioritize the tasks and projects of the MSL, both short and long term and ensure that the appropriate staff is assigned to each project.
Develop annual budget and monitor and review of expenditures cash flow projections and actual cash flow.
Ensure that all financial reporting is current and submitted conforming to campus guidelines.
Organizes and/or participates in various committees and teams to consult with program heads and administrative officials on policy and program needs as well as various administrative issues.
Network with clients and collaborators to advise of the lab's services.
Coordinates the regular publication of summary reports and serves as an information resource to coworkers, the university, and external figures.
Handle complaints, resolve conflicts, and active in the grievance process.
Perform other related duties assigned.
Education: Bachelors in a physical, life science or related field.
Experience: Six (6) years working in an appropriate field with at least two (2) years of experience of overall responsibility for program direction, coordination and implementation.
Supervisory: Two (2) years of direct supervision and management experience. Laboratory supervision/management, is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of best practices in departmental field.
Skill in supervising, mentoring, and team-building in order to provide guidance and instruction to others.
Skill in data manipulation and analysis with an ability to solve problems and make sound judgements.
Ability to exercise the initiative and resourcefulness necessary for prioritizing multiple and ongoing projects.
Skill in communicating efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of internal and external individuals or agency representatives.
Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Exempt Staff - E1429G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Medicine - Institute for Genome Sciences
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