University of St. Thomas

Lab Coordinator

Minneapolis, MN
Feb 16, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
University of St. Thomas
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Lab Coordinator
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/8/2019 11:06 AM)
Number of Openings 1
Position Number 400138
St Paul
Department/Unit School of Engineering
FLSA Status Non-Exempt/Hourly
Employment Type Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Lab Coordinator position within the School of Engineering.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


The Lab Coordinator will supervise the Mechanical Engineering Laboratories, with primary focus on the machine shop and wood shop.


  • Provide supervision of Mechanical Engineering machine shops, ensuring safe and appropriate work practices.
  • Maintain Mechanical Engineering machine shop and related work spaces, ensuring consumable items and materials are stocked and machines are kept in top functioning order.
  • Assist with design of projects based on knowledge of design, engineering, material properties, machining and fabrication techniques.
  • Provide feedback on product and project reviews.
  • Support both instructional and research projects.
  • High level of customer service interacting with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ensure compliance with safety procedures, acting as a resource for safe lab practices across the department.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors level degree in industrial technology, or journeyman machinist, tool and die maker, or an Associate's degree in a technical field, plus one year of practical technical or lab experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three to five years of experience machining and part fabrication in a variety of industrial environments
  • Knowledge of safe work practices in industrial environments.


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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