Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36526
Hiring Department

Office of Animal Resources

Job Description

Rodent husbandry and colony management, Facility cleaning and upkeep, washing dirty equipment and caging, prepping and sterilizing clean caging, maintaining animal care supplies and inventory.

Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50 pounds, some repetitious movements of arms and hands, walking/standing while using a biosafety cabinet

Attention to Detail, Punctuality/Exceptional Attendance, Motivated to provide good service to the animals and the researchers


Salary Range: $13.00 – $15.00 / hour

GGS Grade: 4

University Title: Research/Lab Technican

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


M-F, 7 – 3:30
40 hours/week

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

High School diploma required, some college or experience in Animal Science or Biological Science preferred

Animal care experience required; rodent handling experience preferred.

AALAS certification at ALAT, LAT, or LATg preferred

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time