Associate Director

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 003904
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Working Title Associate Director
Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per Year 12
Work Schedule

as required

Hours per week 40+
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Academic Affairs
Department Research & Economic Dev (Adm)
Work Location Woodward Hall
Salary Range
Primary Purpose of Department

Provide research animal support services for UNC Charlotte community and its business partners.

Primary Purpose of Position

Under general direction of the Director of Laboratory Animal Resources, the Research Operations Manager will be responsible for the daily operations of the research facilities at UNC Charlotte.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

Manage daily operations of the research facilities; work closely with the University Veterinarian, appropriate committees and offices to oversee the proper care, handling and environmental conditions of all animals, as well as ensure regulatory compliance; collaborate with faculty members on their research needs and provide on-going training for the various aspects of the facilities.; ensure the efficient and effective support for research programs and contribute to the technical performance of various animal studies; perform other duties as assigned by the UVVD.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s degree in life science or related area, or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience; 5-7 years of experience in lab animal facility.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Experience in IACUC protocol review process; Proficient use of electronic resources to produce teaching materials, documents; maintain animal care records and other information necessary to the mission of the Lab Animal Resource Department. Minimum 2 years of experience in a supervisory/managerial role.

Necessary Certifications/Licenses

Certification by the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the Laboratory Animal Technologist level (LATG).

Preferred Certifications/Licenses

Preference given to AALAS Certified Manager Animal Resources (CMAR).

Special Notes to Applicants

The finalist is subject to a criminal background check.

Posting Open Date 12/07/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Hire Date
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Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Contact Information for References
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