Coordinate department vehicle maintenance, and design vehicle modifications where necessary.
Design, specify, implement, maintain, and construct field sampling systems including water sampling systems, groundwater observation systems, core sampling systems, geophysical systems.
Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, operate and train users of analytical equipment including but not limited to: particle size instruments, carbon analyzer, X-Ray diffractometer, X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, UV-visible spectrophotometer, magnetic separators, etc.
Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain petrographic, geochemical, and sedimentological sample preparation equipment. Train students and faculty in equipment use.
Facilitate optimization of computer lab; facilitate and coordinate with ITCS on funding; install and administer file servers; specify and obtain computer software; assist faculty in maintaining computers.
Coordinate, working with the departmental administrator, maintenance of the departmental website. Maintain, catalog, and display departmental specimen collections.
Implement lab safety requirements; maintain an up-to-date inventory of chemicals, with use protocols and MSDS information; assist faculty and students in maintaining safe and compliant environments in their labs. Implement building safety requirements; administer departmental safe driver training program.
Pilot Boats; implement marine sampling and surveying systems; coordinate with boating safety department on design and maintenance of marine research systems such as deck equipment, sampling, and surveying equipment, and boat safety equipment and procedures. Advise faculty and students in the proper storage of research specimens and cores.
Supervise work of graduate and undergraduate student employees. General department support functions, such as interfacing with other entities within and outside of the university to advance department objectives and needs. Other duties, as assigned.
Special Instructions To Application:
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 937001
Organizational Unit Overview:
Geological Sciences is an academic department within the College of Arts and Sciences. The mission of the department is to produce graduates with BS and MS degrees in geology, and to successfully carry out a range of research projects, both funded and unfunded.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.