The Lab Manager in the Central Animal Facilities Department will maintain the day-to-day operation of the husbandry section of the University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR). This includes all responsibilities related to the direct supervision of the husbandry staff between the different animal facilities. Essential Functions:Duties include the assignment of personnel to ensure timely completion of daily husbandry duties, monitoring quality of animal care, monitoring documentation of husbandry duties, assessment of staff workloads, scheduling of husbandry staff, training, equipment allocation, ordering supplies, and monitoring supply inventory. This position will provide rotating weekend and holiday supervision, with on call coverage, to ensure smooth function of the facility with limited direct supervision. Additional responsibilities include working with the Director and Operations Manager to identify and prioritize husbandry related responsibilities and serve in the absences of co-supervisors and/or Manager regarding operations of the facility. Performs other duties as assigned.Employment at Temple University means much more than a competitive salary. Temple strives to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity and provide employees with opportunities for growth and advancement. You will enjoy a collaborative working environment that values innovation and creativity. Our health and wellness benefits are among the best in the region, and our retirement savings plans allow you to plan for the future. Temple University offers many opportunities for employees to enhance skills, gain new perspectives and grow professionally. For example, you can earn your bachelor's degree or an advanced degree through our tuition remission benefit or develop your management and leadership skills in one of our HR Learning and Development's academies. Temple University employees also enjoy recreational, entertainment, and cultural activities both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.
Visit https://careers.temple.edu/careers-temple to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University.Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in animal science, biological science or a similar field and at least four years of directly related experience. AALAS certification at a minimum of the Laboratory Animal Technician (RLAT) level. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Required Skills & Abilities:
*Demonstrated working knowledge of E-Sirius , HOBO light system and Hydropac Water System.
*Demonstrate hands-on training of direct reports and needed trainings for other employees within the department.
*Demonstrated active participation in the local or national AALAS.
*Demonstrate knowledge of all laboratory animal facility equipment.
*Must be proficient with computers.
*Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
*Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
*At least 5 years of supervisory experience including experience writing performance reviews and progressive discipline of employees.
This position requires a background check.
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved. For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus/vaccines.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-reportYou may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular