Exercise Science Laboratory Coordinator

Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
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Position Information

Posting Number 201101750 Position Title Exercise Science Laboratory Coordinator Employment Status Full Time Position Status Regular If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant) Position Type Staff Position Overview

Coordinator oversees overall implementation of all functions of the teaching/research laboratories to include: the provision of preparatory support for faculty members at various academic levels (undergraduate, graduate and professional) across the program; the creation and maintenance of an accurate inventory of supplies; and, the teaching/instruction of undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Coordinate laboratory equipment needs (determine laboratory equipment needed for various labs; collect and organize equipment; and, set up and calibrate equipment).

2.Coordinate teaching/research lab schedules (teaching and research) (submit work orders based on determined needs; prevent scheduling conflicts; and prepare for variable faculty grant projects that use the program labs and equipment.)

3.Inventory supplies to include: ordering supplies; rotate inventory; creating and maintaining accurate inventory records for all program courses.

4.Ensure all equipment is maintained properly and meets safety standards for operation.

5.Provide support/resource for faculty on all major equipment which Includes maintaining major equipment, ordering parts, ensuring all equipment is in working order, computer run simulations, computer upgrades as needed and providing information as needed on replacement of major equipment. When necessary, determine malfunctioning equipment needs and work with manufacturers for repair and/or the coordination of service calls.

6.Teach in undergraduate and graduate Program in Exercise Science labs.

7.Participate in faculty meetings to evaluate laboratory procedures and design teaching experiments and acceptable protocols.

8.Supervise Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Assessment Core interns, work study students, and summer research program students.

9.Attend to any program related matter to include: the completion of university equipment surveys; complete equipment surveys for faculty for new grants; meet and demonstrate equipment usage with potential collaborators; coordinate and complete team testing/physiological camps other associated matters related to program growth (technology, curriculum planning, services, ex. running equipment for Computrainer classes, indoor triathlon hosted by Exercise Science, etc.).

10.Ensure all equipment is maintained properly and meets safety standards for operation.

11.Determine cost/benefit ratio of service contracts for capital items, monitor lab expenses, and assist with budgetary responsibilities.

12.Provide support/resource for faculty on all major equipment which includes maintaining major equipment, ordering parts, ensuring all equipment is in working order, computer run simulations, computer upgrades as needed and providing information as needed on replacement of major equipment. When necessary, determine malfunctioning equipment needs and work with manufacturers for repair and/or the coordination of service calls.

13.Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Bachelor's Degree with substantive work in exercise physiology.

* 3-4 years of mastery of exercise physiology content and field-related software and hardware.

* Ability to work with exercise teaching equipment/hardware: GE T2100 Treadmill/ Case EKG system (4), ergometers (8) (Monark, Wattbike, Computrainers, Velotron) and various upper/lower extremity ergometers.

* Proficient with metabolism testing equipment: Cosmed, VMAX 29 Encore, Metamax (Cortex), Breezing, Parvo Advanced tech: Isokinetic dynamometer (5), GE Ultrasound (2), SciFit pressure treadmill (2), Actigraph (50+), human powered curve treadmill (1), woodway treadmill (2), stadiometer and scale calibration (8), AlterG (1), Biopac MP35/36 (7), Biopac MP150 (1) attachments (50+), Plinths/ portable tables (5), BodyStat Quadscan 4000 (2), Omron bioelectrical impedance (BIA) (2), Tanita BIA (3), recumbent bikes (3, including scifit stepper PT rehab unit), NuStep (1), resistance/stability training equipment (500+ items), Lite Lift body suspension (1), and Z-Lift (1).

* Basic software requirements: SPSS, Excel, Microsoft Suite, Quicken, projector setup, and other common computer software.

* Proficient level needed in usage, with expert level needed to troubleshoot the following software packages: Actilife, Vergo, Parvo, Computrainer, PerfPro Analysis, PerfPro studio, AED maintenance, GE Case, Wattbike analysis, Cosmed kb24, Monark, Human, Breezing, VMAX analysis, VMAX calibration/protocol, and Veltron software.

* must have the ability to maintain and repair equipment and software; teach advanced (graduate and professional level) course content, and be able to perform cost benefit analysis (key is understanding how this will benefit course mastery for students) for new equipment, software, or other teaching/research tools.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Master's level degree in Exercise Physiology or related field.

Department Exercise Science Posting Date 05/03/2018 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants