About the position
The Supervisor of Animal Resources is responsible for the supervision of the care and maintenance of the small Animal Research Facilities.This individual will be required to work weekends and holidays on a rotation basis.

Supervisor of the Animal Resources Technicians and facility on a daily basis.
Maintaining animal resources in accordance with current federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to laboratory animals.
Updating knowledge on current federal, state, and local regulations and where to obtain additional or current regulatory information.
Observing or detecting alterations in animal room environment including temperature, air exchange and light cycles.
Recognizing common signs of clinical illness in laboratory animals.
Assist Animal Resources Technicians and Senior Animal Resources Technicians in daily husbandry care of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner using equipment under established procedures.
Ordering animals, animal food, bedding, and supplies as back up for Senior Animal Resources Technician.
Handling, restraining, and determining the sex of all common laboratory animals.
Gathering monthly census information for Associate Director.
Oversee cage card activation and deactivation, in InfoEd management software
Obtaining blood sampling & other sampling for bi-annual sentinel testing, or for investigators as needed
Assisting with various methods of animal identification and maintenance of accurate records.
Observing and reporting irregularities in laboratory animals such as variation in dietary habits, abnormal stool or urine specimens, unusual behaviors, and deaths.
Provide tour of facilities to new faculty, staff and students.
Providing general technical assistance for investigators, technicians, students as needed.
Providing routine treatments as instructed including procedures such as ear mite medication and clipping of overgrown teeth.
Maintaining personal hygiene and following various sanitation procedures when moving between various animal rooms.
Ex-Officio member of Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) on respective campus.
Performing other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree required. 5-7 years’ experience in professional animal care setting with small animal handling experience with ALAT (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician) & LAT (Laboratory Animal Technician) certification.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
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Midwestern University
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How to Apply:
Please apply at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/MID1016/JobBoard/14e53f57-a561-4a17-e6ef-fbd661b8b6c1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=0ff94024-5d64-48ca-bf87-a800a5e6614f