Manager, Animal Resources Center posting # 62335BR -
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
General Purpose: Reporting to the Manager of Husbandry Operations (YARC), the responsibilities of the position include directing a comprehensive and integrated husbandry operations program that supports and protects Yale’s biomedical research enterprise. The Yale Animal Resources Center operates 225,000 sqft of space within 24 buildings.
The overall purpose of the position is to provide leadership and oversight in developing and directing an effective, efficient, innovative, and compliant animal care program within a unit of YARC Operations that responds to and meets Yale’s diverse and dynamic research priorities.
The position requires a broad and contemporary knowledge base in animal-based research methodology and applications, industry specific equipment and technology, specialized animal care requirements, and animal-based regulations. The Manager III is responsible for the training and oversight of supervisory and C&T animal care technicians that perform daily care and housing of multiple, regulated species in several non-contiguous AAALAC accredited facilities. Daily proper care is a critical component of consistently generating quality data and ensuring optimal animal health and well-being. Proper training and oversight of staff using biohazardous, chemical and radiological agents is of the upmost importance in preventing exposures and maintaining biosecurity.
The responsibilities include strategic planning, refining, aligning and overseeing their assigned YARC husbandry operations unit. These responsibilities include cross-functional interactions the Manager of Physical Plant (YARC) and the Manager of Process Standards and Training.
As a member of the senior management staff of YARC Operations, the incumbent’s responsibilities include evaluation, development, and revision of policies and standards for their YARC husbandry operations unit in order to balance operational priorities with competing research, financial, space, and regulatory requirements. This includes continuous monitoring, assessment and modification of unit operations to ensure excellent customer service, cost containment and compliance with federal and state Animal Welfare and Biosafety regulations and voluntary accreditation guidelines. Other significant responsibilities include staff development, quality control, budget development and partnering with Yale University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Environmental Health and safety (EHS) to address safety and compliance issues.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Excellent presentation, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated supervisory and management skills with the ability to foster a service team environment.
Ability to manage labor relations, contract administration and human resources related issues.
Ability to maintain a broad knowledge of Laboratory Animal Science.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Preferred Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Animal Science.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at https://bit.ly/YaleCareers-62335BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
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