The Director of Science Support Services will support the laboratory and teaching needs of science faculty in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and experimental Psychology. Will manage Science Support Services department activities and staff.
Supervises the design, construction, and maintenance of scientific equipment, instruments, and apparatus used for research and teaching by the College’s science departments. Identifies equipment needs, prepares detailed specifications, and advises on instrumentation and materials to suit needs.
Works with the faculty to understand and support their research needs and advises on major purchases, such as equipment, supplies, materials, machinery and tools. Troubleshoots equipment problems and administers the preventative maintenance program.
Serves as building manager for Park Science and Bettws Y Coed. Oversees and tracks lab spaces and assignments, assists with lab designs and building maintenance. Works with Facilities to address building problems and technical repairs, including occasional off-hours emergencies.
Should have a working knowledge of the mechanical trades to troubleshoot problems and some working knowledge of the natural sciences. Experience with technical design software (2D & 3D CAD drawing software: SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Adobe) is desired, as is a background in mechanical & design engineering. Strong organizational skills including proficiency with MS Office, including Word & Excel also desired (Access is a plus).
To express your interest in this role, please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio:
Bryn Mawr College is a private liberal arts institution located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region. The College serves a population of approximately 1,700 students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It has a long tradition of educational excellence and offers a dynamic and challenging work environment. Public transportation as well as most major highways easily reach the campus.
COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the College. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the College.
Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer that believes that diversity strengthens our community. Applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. All qualified people are encouraged to apply.