ECE Undergraduate Laboratory Manager

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The ECE department at Colorado State University is seeking an Undergraduate Laboratory Manager to provide long-term consistent, professional management of its instructional laboratories (circuits, electronics, digital design, microprocessors, control systems, and clean room). The individual in this position will collaborate with faculty, staff, graduate teaching assistants and undergrad students to design, implement, troubleshoot, maintain and sustain our undergraduate laboratories.

The Undergraduate Laboratory Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the equipment in the undergraduate laboratories; this includes, but is not limited to, troubleshooting, installing, repairing, and re-configuring lab equipment and software packages. The selected individual will also develop written laboratory practices implement new apparatus and control software while supervising and observing undergraduate students and ensuring undergraduate labs are operated in a safe manner. This is a full-time, 12-month, administrative professional position.

EEO Statement: Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.


Background Check: Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or related field;
  • Three years relevant industry or academic experience in an experimental or educational laboratory;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with faculty and students for advising and troubleshooting;
  • Ability to work in Windows OS, MS Office (specifically Excel), and demonstrated knowledge/experience with engineering applications;
  • Self-driven and able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to physically move lab equipment, tools, and materials (10-30lbs) regularly (multiple times per week) as necessary, without assistance from others.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Direct experience with circuit, electronic and digital design and test;
  • Practicing knowledge of circuit design tools (such as Cadence design tools), digital design tools (such as Quartus II), and ARM software IDEs (such as Keil MicroVision);
  • Experience operating and maintaining equipment such as laser cutters, 3D printers, and CNC machines (for printing PCBs);
  • Knowledge of semiconductor cleanrooms, including mechanical maintenance and equipment operations;
  • Basic web programming ability (HTMLCSS, Javascript, PHP, and MySQL) and/or familiarity with WordPress;
  • Ability to work with all groups of people, including students, faculty, staff and other collaborators within and external to the University;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; and
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of PC computers at the hardware level (i.e., memory, hard drives, optical and other storage devices, wired and wireless networking) and software level.


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ECE Undergraduate Laboratory Manager

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523

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