Manager, Animal Resources Center posting # 62335BR -
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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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Continuous Improvement & Logistics Manager-YARC Yale Animal Resources Center – Operations Manager 3; Program Leader (25) Work Week (37.5 hours) Monday – Friday Work Location - Medical School Campus Position Focus: Reporting to the Director of Operations (YARC), the overall purpose of the position is to provide leadership and oversight in developing and directing an effective and innovative Continuous Improvement Program across YARC Operations, as well as directing a comprehensive and integrated transportation and materials management program that supports and protects Yale’s biomedical research enterprise. This position requires an experienced Lean leader who will deliver coaching, training, analysis, and project leadership for Continuous Improvement. Tools to be used and disseminated in the organization include: DMAIC, Kaizen, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Gemba, 5S and Visual Management. The incumbent must be both a credible teacher to diverse levels of people (from facility floor to Senior YARC leadership) and capable of developing and executing lean strategies in an organizationally appropriate manner that yields measurable results. YARC is located in 18 sites and requires ongoing transport of animals, equipment and supplies. YARC’s operations increasingly rely on biosecure transportation of sanitized, sterilized equipment and waste as well as delivery of supplies from the centralized warehouse. 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 YARCs Continuous Improvement/Logistics Operations in order to balance operational priorities with competing research, financial, space, and regulatory requirements. This includes continuous monitoring, assessment and modification of assigned operations to ensure excellent customer service, cost containment and compliance with federal and state Animal Welfare, Biosafety, and Department of Transportation 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 compliance issues. Essential Duties: • Reviews and determines staffing needs, job posting requirements, salary guidelines, and labor agreement interpretations for exempt and non-exempt staff in one or more functional department of the University. • Manages the administrative support needs for exempt and nonexempt staff and provides recommendations, improvements, solutions and assistance as needed. • Manages and monitors technology needs, conducts inventory, and system requirements for the assigned departments. • Develops and prepares budgets, financial forecasts, and financial analyses and the actual vs. budgeted performance reports for the departments. • Manages the use of facilities in one or more departments including office space, work stations, equipment, and office supplies. • Manages administrative support for activities of one or more departments to ensure timely completion of projects. • Manages and coordinates training sessions for assigned departments when new policies or practices are adopted. • Ensures compliance with University and federal regulations as they apply to the assigned departments. • Identifies, plans, and develops administrative policies for the assigned departments. • Assists in reviewing and implements University and departmental policies as they pertain to the administrative functions of the assigned department. • Assesses and makes recommendations regarding staff development and staffing levels. • Monitors, develops, plans, and executes systematic research on user requirements through such mechanisms as surveys, interviews, focus groups and competitive analysis. • Manages a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. • May perform other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Required Skills/Abilities: • Ability creating, administering, leading and conducting continuous process improvement training programs for all levels of the organization. • Ability to implement change at all levels of an organization and drive projects to completion with minimal supervision. • Well-developed oral and written presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and communicate at different levels of an organization. • Proficient computer skills. • Demonstrated ability mentoring and developing people at all levels of the organization to successfully and consistently achieve high performance. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: • Materials Management/Logistics experience. Mastery level in application of Lean tools with tangible impact. Enterprise-wide Lean transformation or Six Sigma program deployment experience is a plus. Master Black Belt certification. Background Check Requirements: All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.
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There will be opportunities to problem solve and present ideas for continuous improvement. You will naturally develop your communication skills dealing with colleagues and research clients. HOW TO APPLY Please submit your cover letter and CV to: email@example.com McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification. Titre du poste: Préposé aux animaux (PED 00008, DD0030, niveau 0030) Département: Comparative Medicine and Animal Resources Centre Horaire: 35 h par semaine (peut inclure des weekends et des jours fériés) Quarts de travail disponibles entre 7 :00 et 16 :00. 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