Academic Support Lab Manager

  • Job Reference: 1004088
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2022
  • Company: Miami Dade College
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Salary: $52,189 to $65,235
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Miami Dade College, North Campus is now accepting applications for a Academic Support Lab Manager.

All applications must be submitted online at http://www.mdc.edu/jobs/
Job Opening ID: 1004088
 
Job Description:

The Academic Support Lab Manager supervises a multi-skilled lab serving and supporting students in all the academic disciplines at the College and serves as liaison with all academic and vocational credit and non-credit departments, programs schools and corresponding labs, including CIS, Math, College Prep, EAP and Business.

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Oversees all support services for all classes offered by individual departments, programs and schools served by the lab, including assistance with the supervision and reporting of each department’s staff and payroll
•Supervises part-time program personnel, including hiring, training, evaluating, scheduling, and documenting/maintaining payroll records
•Maintains close collaboration and working relationship with EAP/FL and College Prep faculty, Testing Department and Advisement
•Works as part of a team to coordinate curriculum, resources and to create a cost effective plan of operation for the EAP and College Prep facilities
•Facilitates the alignment of lab support for academic instruction
•Ensures adequate staffing of qualified, trained paraprofessionals to assist the students with technical applications and to offer tutoring in specific subject areas
•Maintains current on technological innovations and software by pursuing on-going training and professional development opportunities
•Makes recommendations regarding appropriate equipment, software and resources to meet the needs of students, including maintaining and ordering adequate stocks of lab supplies and instructional materials
•Supervises the maintenance of computer equipment and software in concert with the Network Services liaison at West
•Ensures that there is adequate staffing of qualified, trained paraprofessionals to assist students with technical applications and to offer tutoring in specific subject areas
•Prepares lab schedule for staff in coordination with academic department and in accordance with student needs
•Assists the faculty and staff with serving students by providing regularly updated information regarding lab services and resources and other support or assistance as needed
•Assists with providing advisement/registration and placement for vocational program students, College Prep and EAP students

Minimum Requirements: 
•Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience; or Master’s degree and one (1) year of experience in classroom and/or lab instructional setting
•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
•Ability to effectively  present information and responds to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
•Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
•Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form