Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $65,000 a year
- Pet Care
- Animal Care
- Bachelor's Degree
Full Job Description
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in animal related field preferred. Ten years of experience in an animal care facility/operations to include five years in a supervisory/management role. Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) and Certified Manager of Animal Resources (CMAR) certification required.
Directs the daily functions of the animal care and husbandry program.
Provides strategic oversight for all vivaria housing facilities.
Assist Director on creating and analyzing various reports and projects.
Relieve Director of wide variety of internal duties and large volume of decisions, which require thorough understanding of ARC animal care and husbandry programs
Complete and coordinate complex projects and reports, which may require significant contact with other departments and outside organizations.
Develop changes to operational policies for the ARC animal care and husbandry programs and reviews progress.
Oversee the interviewing, hiring, training and mentoring of management/supervisors of animal care staff. Participates in interviewing and hiring animal care and husbandry staff. Reviews employee performance and makes recommendations for promotions.
Assist in maintaining compliance for accreditation of animal care program (ARC SOPs, IACUC policy, the Guide, AWA, NIH guidelines, USDA, CDC, PHS policy, etc.).
Assesses staffing and budgetary needs of the vivaria.
Responsible for training and ensuring safety programs are followed. Participates in work start meetings for new projects and biohazard work (ABSL1-3 practices).
Communicates daily with faculty and investigators to determine project requirements for animal resources, housing and care. Manages the allocation of animal housing space for all investigators on campus.
Responsible for reviewing and implementing disciplinary actions for animal care and husbandry staff.
Oversee subordinate managers/supervisors within the animal care programs
Maintain confidentiality as appropriate.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Salary Salary Negotiable
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