Job description

JOB NO.: 93912-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Instructional, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific, Training, Employee Development, Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93912-AS

Working Title: Training Coordinator


Hiring Department: A349000-VCRGE/RARC/RARC

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required; preferably in the biological sciences.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required work experience:
- A minimum of 2 years relevant hands-on animal experience in a work or classroom setting
- Teaching and/or training experience

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:
-Husbandry, biology and proper clinical skills and techniques for laboratory animal species
-Curriculum development or educational program management
-Federal regulations and professional veterinary standards involving animal research
-Handling, restraint and other relevant clinical skills and techniques (e.g., injections, gavage, blood collection, surgical skills) with various laboratory animal species
-Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative and flexible team environment
-Perform duties with a high degree of motivation, independence, and enthusiasm
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Program development, including but not limited to: editing, brainstorming, problem-solving, writing, and giving/accepting feedback
-Comfort with public speaking
-Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint

A minimum of 7 years related work experience required for appointment at the Senior level.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Research Animal Resources Center (RARC) is based in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. RARC is multidisciplinary in scope and provides veterinary and operational support to the UW-Madison animal care and use program. The animal program involves all aspects of animal use for research, teaching, and outreach. RARC has strong research, administrative, and teaching links to the UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), College and Letters and Science (L&S), School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), and other OVCRGE Centers.

This Training Coordinator position is located in the Training Unit of RARC and will report to the Training Program Manager. The overall responsibility of this position will be to develop, manage and present a comprehensive research training program to all research users and related staff at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This position will coordinate the developed training programs with Research Animal Veterinarians and Animal Care and Use Committees, and have contact with all levels of research staff. An integral part of this position will be consulting with research investigators and their staff to provide assistance with their projects and assure regulatory compliance. Principal duties include but are not limited to:

Additional Information:


Marwa Bassiouni
[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:

Your application must be received through Jobs at UW portal to be considered a candidate.

To apply for the position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter that describes your qualifications as they relate to the position.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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

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Advertised: Mar 30 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Apr 27 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 4/1/2018
Application Due: 5/14/2018
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