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ASSISTANT MANAGER, ANIMAL RESOURCE PROGRAM , Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) ,
to provide a range of support to the manager administering the animal husbandry program at the Institute. The manager has oversight of husbandry services in ten animal holding facilities located in seven buildings, occupying approximately 190,000 GSF. This oversight is divided into seven functional areas: 1) supervising direct reports, 2) supervising the animal care technicians, 3) overseeing training and continuing education of the animal care technicians and area supervisors, 4) acting as a liaison to the research community, 5) overseeing the direct administration of the animal facilities, 6) acting as a liaison to the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) office, and 7) coordinating AAALAC accreditation preparation. The assistant manager, under the guidance and direction of the manager, will assume responsibilities in some or all of these functional areas, working in conjunction with the manager to ensure the smooth operation of the animal resource program.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : a B.S. or an equivalent degree in biology, animal science, or related field; at least three years of directly related supervisory experience in an animal resource program; and excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills. PREFERRED : laboratory animal technologist (LATG) certification and CMAR certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. Job #20626
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