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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Develops and implements training and continuing education programs for a large, diverse division in laboratory animal science. Provides instruction in animal husbandry, veterinary and research procedures, and the use of hazardous materials in animal research. Skills training will include, but is not limited to, animal handling, anesthesia and analgesia, utilizing aseptic technique during surgical procedures, and species-specific procedures training. Conducts proficiency assessments for all University research employees as required for IACUC approval. May attend IACUC meetings and coordinate training activities with IACUC office. Designs training materials, electronic presentations, and other training aids for in-person and online training programs for animal research staff within the Division of Animal Resources (DAR); may procure third-party training materials. May conduct or coordinate continuing education for DAR employees, including classes for AALAS certification preparation, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job related topics. Evaluates employee performance within training programs to ensure competency. Maintains required training activity records and certification registries. Reviews and manages SOPs for compliance and current relevancy. Performs quality assurance assessments of training programs and recommends program changes to increase effectiveness. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience OR LATg certification, plus eight years of related experience which includes both laboratory animal experience and training experience. AALAS certifications and/or degrees in teaching or biological sciences are preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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