About the position
Operations Manager
Description:
Novalex is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to guide our clients’ facility operations. This manager will be responsible for overseeing a small team for 2 or more facilities. Must have leadership and management experiences. Must also be flexible and meet any needs and changes that may arise in order to fulfill clients’ deadlines and needs.

Key Responsibility and Functions:
• Manage all aspects of vivarium operations
• Manage a team of 3-5 animal husbandry technicians working in various locations
• Plan, organize and supervise all aspects of routine and specialized animal care activities as needed
• Manage space allocation for animal holding and equipment in conjunction with the Facility Director
• Develop SOPs pertaining to animal care and facility maintenance
• Must be experienced in mentoring junior staff
• Perform and oversee general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.
• Oversee animal transfers and relocation
• Schedule Preventative and routine maintenance on equipment. Work with facilities to generate work orders
• Collaborate between internal compliance, safety, and animal care committees to ensure best practices are carried out
• Prepare facilities for AAALAC site visits and emergency preparedness
• Perform other tasks as assigned
• Maintain staff weekly hours and clienteles’ billable hours

Requirements:
• Qualifications Minimum of 5-10 years related experience, with 3-5 years as senior operations supervisor/manager with direct oversight of animal care staff in an AAALAC-accredited, industrial laboratory animal facility
• LATg AALAS certification required, CMAR certification preferred
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Strong written and verbal English communication skills. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to stand for extended periods of time
• Ability to regularly lift/push, or pull up to 50 pounds or more
• Regular work schedule is 40 hours per week in addition to weekends and holidays on a rotating basis
• Education Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Employment Category Full-Time Regular
Company Name
Novalex Biotech Resources, LLC
Location

How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to careers@novalexbio.com