EnterpriseWorks Part-Time Student Lab Manager – Fall 2020

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Posted: 8.26.20

EnterpriseWorks Part-Time Student Lab Manager – Fall 2020


EnterpriseWorks is a 43,000-square-foot technology startup incubator at the heart of the University of Illinois Research Park. Its clients span from biotechnology to chemical sciences, software development to materials sciences. Through the commercialization of leading research across the University of Illinois, EnterpriseWorks startups are working to address challenges with transformative results.

Job Responsibilities

As a Part-Time Student Lab Manager, you will be responsible for

  • Maintaining equipment including but not limited to centrifuges, autoclaves, dry ice,
    warming ovens, pH meters, and water baths
  • Troubleshooting equipment issues
  • Training others on how to safely use equipment
  • Coordinating repair of equipment as necessary (e.g. F&S or outside contractors)
  • Overseeing upkeep and cleanliness of the lab
  • Ensuring that
    • Individual companies have SOP’s filed with Division of Research and Safety
    • Employees have required trainings and certifications
  • Maintaining clear communication with the EnterpriseWorks Facilities Manager and
    Associate Director of Incubator Management

Candidate Requirements

  • Familiarity with centrifuges and autoclaves
  • Must have, at minimum, one year of wet lab experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be organized, responsible, diligent, clean and tidy
  • Must be a full-time enrolled student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Graduate level applicants preferred
  • Undergraduates with extensive hands-on lab experience will be considered

Timing and Compensation

  • Hours per week: 10 to 15 hours
  • Pay Rate: $15/hour
  • Start date: Immediately

Required application materials

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Reference that can speak about lab experience (Name, title and contact information)

Click here to apply online

Questions? Email uirp-jobs@illinois.edu