Unit Supervisor
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX

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Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in carrying out departmental objectives in a unit of a department.

Major/Essential Functions
• Extensive, daily supervision of animal care for compliance to the Federal Regulations and the NIH Guide.
• Manage 2 full-time staff members and 2 to 3 students.
• Manage all operations at all 12 animal facilities.
• Purchase and maintain pharmaceuticals and supplies.
• Compile billing for animal per diem, supplies, and animal orders.
• Serve as an active member of IACUC .
• Advise and assist PIs during protocol review process.
• In conjunction with the AV, conduct species specific training.
• Conduct training and orientation for new animal care staff.
• Provide technical assistance to PIs on research projects.
• Organized and complete quarterly swine bleeds for requalification and revalidation.
• Complete monthly rounds of all animal facilities that are reported to the IO, IACUC , AV and PIs.
• Provide authorization on all animal purchases through TechBuy.
• Serve as the technician, organizer, and preparer to the Attending Veterinarian on animal surgeries and procedures.
• Coordinate annual certification of all biological safety hoods and anesthesia vaporizers.
• Coordinate and assist the veterinarian when completing annual Coggins testing to all TTU horses.
• Oversee all active protocols.
• Prepare all approved protocol notebooks.
• Provide treatment to animals as needed.
Occasional Duties
• Observe animals to insure their health, comfort, and well-being.
• Provide daily feeding and watering of animals, including special diets when needed.
• Conduct cleaning and sanitation of animal rooms and animal care equipment.
• Oversee microbiological quality control of facilities and sentinel program.
• Oversight on maintenance of facility equipment such as autoclaves and cage washer.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree plus two years of job-related experience; OR a combination of education and/or experience to equal six years.
This is a Security Sensitive Level I Position: Applicants for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and may be required to be fingerprinted.
Preferred Qualifications
• LATG License
Security Sensitive?
Yes
Security Level (TTU only)
Level I
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Yes
If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?
Yes
Pay Basis
Monthly (Exempt)
Job Type
Full Time
Campus/Unit
Texas Tech University
Work Location
Lubbock
Zip Code
79409
Job Open Date
01/09/2013
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please provide the following with your application:
• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Letter of Recommendation


Physical Demands

Salary Grade
803

Hourly Pay Range
15.38 - 25.96

Monthly Pay Range
2666.67 - 4500.00

Internal Candidates Only?
No

Internal Cand Open Date

Internal Cand Closing Date

EEO Statement:
The entities of the Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity Employers and employ without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.

Quick Link
http://jobs.texastech.edu: 80/postings/50761

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