Family Coordinator

Rochester, NY


Provides direct research and teaching support at the professional level by taking charge of a segment of a larger project involving research of moderate complexity; or by working as an independent researcher in specialized, non-routine projects.


Under general direction and exercising independent technical judgment, is in charge of a segment of complex research in a larger project, or works independently in specialized research assignments. Responsibilities include most or all of the following, as well as other related duties:

Following approved protocols for the conduct of research, develops and installs laboratory operating procedures. Develops and modifies test methods, selects procedures for data collection and handling, and develops computer programs for conversions and statistical treatment of data.

Trains laboratory staff. Teaches laboratory techniques and instrumentation procedures to students; counsels them on technical problems; advises and assists them with special research projects. Insures that health and safety practices are maintained in accordance with University policy and the law.

Analyzes and evaluates experimental data and interprets results within the scope of study; assesses the importance of findings in relation to the general research program. Prepares written reports on assigned area of research. May assist in writing of the principal project report and in the writing of articles for publication.

Independently operates complex scientific equipment.

Designs or collaborates in designing research equipment. Evaluates the performance of research equipment, making or recommending correctional design changes or developing new approaches for its use.

Maintains contact with outside research laboratories vendors and technical representatives concerning assigned area of research. Orients visitors to the laboratory.

May assist the faculty researchers in the preparation of research proposals.

Coordinates service support: repair of equipment, requisitioning of supplies and research materials and minor construction. May recommend expenditures for laboratory equipment and construction and authorize expenditures for expendable supplies.

Keeps abreast of trends in field of interest by studying current research literature, abstracting scientific articles of value in the prosecution of research problems and by attending meetings, institutes and seminars.


Bachelor's degree with major course work in the field of assignment, and 2 years related experience in field of assignment. A year or more of post-baccalaureate academic work in field of assignment or a related field is desirable; or an equivalent combination of experience, training and education.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 22.02 - $ 36.06 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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