Animal Care Facilities Assistant Manager

Jul 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Animal Care Facilities Assistant Manager

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 125652

Work Location: Pullman

Summary of Duties:
The Assistant Manager is responsible to the Knott Dairy Center Manager. This person must be able to serve as “Manager” in the absence of the Manager. The assistant manager is responsible to work with the Manager for planning, budget forecasting, timing and directing personnel resources, and facilities for major dairy herd and production (milking, calving, breeding, nutrition and feeding, health care, forage utilization, and pasture grazing schedules, livestock sales) and to meet the milk supply needs of the WSU Creamery. In concert with the manager this position coordinates resources, time and facility issues, communication and organizational issues to coordinate multiple, and simultaneous use for teaching, research, and extension. The assistant manager teaches classes as assigned by the departmental chair. The Assistant Manager is a critical participant in the implementation of the dairy's animal care and nutrient management plans. The Assistant Manager is an important representative of the Department of Animal Sciences and WSU to the dairy industry.

Required Qualifications:
Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and two (2) years of progressively responsible relevant experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Posting Open Date: 06/29/2017

Posting Close Date: 7/16/2017

Open Until Filled: No

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