About the position

The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and oversight of the Quality Assurance Program at the LARC 11 DVR 14/28 Complex. This position will conduct inspections of a variety of processes and work outcomes to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, standards, corporate policies, and procedures at multiple animal facilities. This position will report to the contract Project Manager(s) and the corporate QA/QC Manager.

Fundamental knowledge of animal research facility operations, animal behavior, and specific-species requirements.
Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of all animal program policies, procedures, and SOPs.
Conduct scheduled/unscheduled facility inspections of all animal facilities and support areas, including facility related animal records software and other administrative support systems.
Prepare reports for each inspection conducted listing deficiencies, SOP, and procedure/policy violations, malfunctioning or damaged equipment, physical plant repair needs, and incorrect or missing documentation forms.
Submit reports to facility Task Managers for resolution. Review completed reports to ensure all findings are resolved thoroughly and satisfactorily.
Prepare trend reports which include bar and graph charts detailing report results.
Support the Training Program by monitoring facility performances and assist with deficiency identification followed by assisting with corrective recommendations and actionable follow up.
Ensure comprehensive adherence to the Animal Welfare Regulations, Public Health Service on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy), applicable NIH policies, The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Guide), and standards set by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International
Assist with the development, review, and revision of program SOPs.
Ability to work with multiple large and small laboratory animal species.

Must have 5-7 years’ experience working in a multiple department laboratory animal program.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related science field and LATG certification through the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science.
Must possess excellent organizational, computer and communication skills.
Must have knowledge of laboratory animal technician duties and training.
Company Name
Priority One Services

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