Biology Department Stockroom Manager
E-mail - email@example.com
Office - 507-786-3393
Provides the technical support for all Biology labs and the stockrooms serving 15-20 biology faculty serving an average of 300 majors and 1425 students taking biology courses each year. Provide purchasing and inventory assistance to the psychology department serving an additional 11 faculty and an average of 70 majors. Function as a purchasing agent to supply labs with supplies and equipment, conducting vendor bids several times each year. Maintain detailed records of all purchase/billing transactions, departmental and research accounts, departmental inventories and locations. Generate monthly budget reports reporting the cost breakdown of each course/lab taught in the department. Function as the gatekeeper for all department credit cards. Train student workers and teaching assistants about lab safety techniques and procedures. Responsible for maintaining a computer file inventory of chemical and media stocks, MSDS forms for chemicals, arranging for hazardous waste storage and disposal and maintaining first aid stations with supplies. Initiate the repair of damaged equipment, the sale of old equipment, maintenance and calibration of all the equipment used in the teaching and research labs. Assist professors with setting up and providing material for labs courses, including special orders, local purchases, media solutions, purchase and care of live animals. Ensure the departmental stockroom and storage facilities are kept safe and clean by regular inspection, reporting damaged or worn equipment, reporting heating and cooling problems, water problems and disposing of waste materials. Maintaining the Regents Hall aquaria for educational display and the enjoyment of the public. Assist as needed for setting up equipment and refreshment for seminars and special events. Function in hiring and supervising all biology student workers that perform as teaching assistants, stockroom workers, greenhouse, garden, animal care and aquaria workers.
Oregon State University
BS Wildlife Science 1980
Texas A&M University
MS Wildlife and Fisheries Science 1986
Burton, D.W., J.W. Bickham, H.H. Genoways and T.J. McCarthy. 1987. Karyotypic analysis of five rodents and a marsupial from Belize, Central America. Annals of Carnegie Museum 56:103-112.
Burton, D.W., J.W. Bickham and H.H. Genoways. 1989. Flow cytometric analysis of the nuclear DNA content in four families of neotropical bats. Evolution 43:756-765.
Burton, D.W. and J.W. Bickham 1989. Heterochromatin and DNA content in Geomys attwateri and G. breviceps (Rodentia:Geomyidae). J. of Mammalogy 70:580-591.
Bickham, J.W., V.L. Sawin, D.W. Burton, and K. McBee. 1992. Flow cytometric analysis of the effects of triethylenemelamine on somatic and testicular tissue of rats. Cytometry 13:4-9.
Bickham, J.W., S.M. Carr, B.G. Hanks, D.W. Burton and B.J. Gallaway. 1989. Genetic analysis of population variation in the artic cisco using electrophoretic, flow cytometric and mitochondrial DNA restriction analysis. Biol. Paper University of Alaska, 24
McCarthy, T.J., M.L. Reed and D.W. Burton. 1989. Bilateral hyperdontia in the neotropical bat Macrophyllum macrophyllum. Southwest Naturalist 34:417-418.