This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3670
UW Job Family: 36
SOC Code: 11-9011
Pay Grade: 22
Date: May 01, 2009
Manage and supervise the financial, operational, and personnel operations for the Plant Sciences Greenhouse and Soil Testing Operations; hire, train, schedule work assignments, and supervise support staff; develop and administer the operational budget; and oversee facility and multiple greenhouse maintenance.
Hire, train, schedule work assignments, and supervise support staff including student workers.
Interact with clients and make recommendations based on analytical results from the laboratory.
Teach classes and present programs to fulfill extension and teaching missions of the facilities.
Develop and perform complex analytical procedures on sophisticated laboratory instrumentation.
Maintain laboratory records, including documentation of recommendations given to the public.
Produce bulletins and other written materials.
Develop and oversee quality control and quality assurance.
Develop and administer the operational budget for the facilities.Instruct faculty, staff and students in the operation and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation.
Organize State FFA Agronomy contest.
Serve as University representative to the Rocky Mountain Certified Crop Advisor Program, which is a regional board.
Be the extension representative on the national Western Region Aquatic Center and on the Western Region Soil Fertility.
Multiple greenhouse facilities/outside plot areas/classrooms/office areas; growth chambers; storage areas; regular exposure to pesticides, soil, pests, insects, and chemical hazards associated with agronomy and greenhouse operations; temperature changes including humid conditions regularly.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.