Duties: Provides supervision of the daily husbandry in the animal facility including but not limited to the scheduling of work duties; supervision of work production and
providing the husbandry with daily direction. Utilizing the quality performance worksheets the facility supervisor will review and perform quality assessments of husbandry personnel work performance throughout the facility. Interfaces with husbandry and investigator personnel to troubleshoot problems, issues and customer service concerns of a routine nature. Provides backup to the Polaris and ACT/Trainer to provide orientation and training for existing and new users of the facility and cage card and animal requisition management in Polaris. Perform husbandry duties as needed. Responsible for reporting of routine maintenance items to Penn Facilities and ensuring they are placed in the maintenance log and the log is kept up to date. May act as the functional manager in absence of the manager.
Qualifications: Associates degree plus 3-5 years experience in lab animal facility or equivalent combination of education and experience; AALAS certification at the ALAT level or higher. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of animal husbandry; knowledge of regulations related to animal husbandry; knowledge of computer software packages; good oral and written communications skills; demonstrated customer service skills; ability to lift repetitively up to 50 lbs; ability to stand for long periods; ability to work weekends and holidays.; position is considered essential personnel.
Reference Number: 83-26670
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Job Family: 3-Animal Care