Laboratory Operations Coordinator

Gaithersburg, MD, US
Feb 12, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Laboratory Operations Coordinator to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Gaithersburg, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee and maintain laboratory instruments.
  • Oversee the capital equipment servicing and repair
  • Scientific Operations Support
    • Develop and implement departmental policies related to primary duties and other aspects of Scientific Operations as needed.
    • Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned including but not limited to performance of property checks, maintenance of service contracts on lab equipment and monitoring inventory levels.
    • Serve as a primary or backup emergency responder for all program-monitored equipment.
    • Represent Scientific Operations group at safety meetings as needed.
    • Operate dolly/ pallet jack in loading and unloading supplies and equipment.


  • BS degree or Associates degree with 3-4 years working experience in scientific operations support and/or laboratory management.
  • Experience working directly with scientific departmental policies and administering quality and safety objectives.
  • Familiarity handling laboratory equipment and managing inventory levels.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook.
  • Database experience is preferred


Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.

The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

What you'll get...
  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.