Manager, Primate Enrichment
Tulane University - Covington, LA

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Under the direction the head of behavioral management, the Primate Enrichment Manager will oversee the operation and continuous improvement of the TNPRC environmental enrichment program, including the social management of nonhuman primates, physical enrichment, animal training, and behavioral interventions. This individual will supervise and organize the daily duties and workload allocation of the Enrichment Technicians to ensure that they follow appropriate protocols and achieve the goals of the enrichment program in a productive way. The Manager will, on a timely basis, compile and analyze data to report progress of the implementation and outcomes of our program activities to the head of behavioral management for her use in analyzing trends and making program decisions. This individual will be responsible for identifying problems with program implementation and developing recommended solutions. The Manager will engage key stakeholders to ensure that problems are communicated and resolved successfully. The Manager will develop, deliver and/or coordinate all personnel training activities related to the enrichment program.

Minimum Qualifications
Two years of supervisory experience and a minimum of two years experience in implementing or planning environmental enrichment techniques for animals in order to improve their well-being

If this position is assigned to work in ABSL3 containment areas there will be additional minimum requirements including some or all of the following:
-Must pass a US Department of Justice
Security Risk Assessment for access to
select biological agents and toxins.
-Ability to perform job duties while
wearing respiratory protection
-Must participate in drug and alcohol
program and be in compliance with TNPRC
drug and alcohol policy

The TNPRC maintains biosafety level 3 facilities and performs work on diverse infectious agents many of which can cause serious disease in humans if standard operating procedures, including use of appropriate personal protective equipment, are not followed. Depending on agent specific risk assessments individuals may be offered, or in some cases required to have vaccinations against the relevant agents

Familiarity with Animal Welfare legislation and policies

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, including excellent time management and organizational skills

Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of standard office software

Ability to perform data management and analysis, and to develop training material

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The demonstrated ability to work with nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species without jeopardizing the health of said nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species

Minimum Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications
Four years experience in implementing or planning environmental enrichment techniques

Position Description 2
Financial Responsibility: No

Supervisory Responsibility Yes

Is this position at risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens or tuberculosis? Yes

Is this position at risk of exposure to tuberculosis? Yes

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