Job description

JOB NO.: 93945-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: DEPT-A8810

Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Dean, Director, Executive, Management/Supervisory

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 93945-LI

Working Title: WVDL Director

Official Title: DIR, UNSPECIFIED (10)(M96DN)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $155,750 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree is required. Advanced training in one of the diagnostic disciplines, a Ph.D. degree, and/or board certification in a laboratory-related specialty are desirable.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Leadership and administrative skills including an aptitude for organizational and personnel development, fiscal management, team building, and customer service. The incumbent must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work with colleagues, technical staff, laboratory customers, the public, and state and federal agencies such as the University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer
Protection, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a collegial, professional, and productive manner.

License or certificate:

License (or eligibility to obtain a license) to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin and USDA Veterinary Accreditation Type II (or eligibility to obtain) are highly desirable.

Position Summary:

This position serves as the Director of the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL), part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The successful applicant is responsible for implementing the laboratory's mission to promote animal and human health by providing high-quality veterinary diagnostic laboratory services and the professional expertise to complement them. Located on the campus of the world-renowned UW-Madison, the WVDL is a state-of-the-art laboratory for diagnostic services, research, and development and serves diverse groups ranging from industry, regulatory agencies, and the University of Wisconsin to the local community, animal owners, and veterinarians throughout the U.S. The laboratory includes sections of microbiology, virology, and pathology/toxicology/chemistry/TSE testing and has significant client outreach services as well as a branch laboratory in Barron, WI.

Additional Information:


Charles Czuprynski
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Applications and nominations should be received by May 31, 2018 to ensure full consideration. A letter of application describing interest in the position and how professional experience has prepared the candidate for this position should be accompanied by a resume and the names, addresses, emails, and telephone numbers of five professional references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted. The search and screen committee will evaluate candidates' qualification and select individuals for interviews.

Please submit inquiries, nominations and application materials to the attention of Bernardo Entschev, AIMS International, at email [email protected] or phone (305) 357-2056.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 27 Mar 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 31 May 2018 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 3/28/2018
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