Animal Care Technician

Job description

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Posting Number:

STA00239PO21

Classification Title:

Agricultural/Animal Assistant I

Internal Title:

Animal Care Technician

Campus:

Columbia

Work County:

Richland

College/Division:

Office of Research

Department:

OOR Animal Research

Band :

2

Advertised Minimum Salary :

$18,593

Advertised Salary Range:

$18,593-$26497

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

37.5

Work Schedule:

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Other

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

South Carolina Retirement:

Yes

State Insurance Programs:

Yes

Annual Leave:

Yes

Sick Leave:

Yes

Advertised Job Summary:

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of semi-routine and diversified duties in the care and management of research animals for the Department of Laboratory Animal Resources of the University of South Carolina.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

High school diploma. Weekend and holiday work hours are required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer training and/or experience in animal care.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Ability to follow written and oral instructions. A working knowledge of common symptoms of disease in laboratory animals preferred. Ability to handle and restrain a variety of animals. Considerable knowledge of environmental and nutritional requirements for laboratory animals, must posses ability to successfully complete certification requirements. Conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:

No

Hazardous weather category:

Essential

Number of Vacancies:

2

Job Open Date:

04/02/2021

Job Close Date:

05/17/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications by May 17, 2021.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/95785

EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/13/2021
Application Due: 5/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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