Serves as manager of NKU's laboratory animal housing and general procedural facilities, and is responsible for laboratory animal care and housing, and facilities operations. Is crucial to ensuring the humane, responsible, and scientifically or instructionally sound use of animals at the University in accordance with all University, state and federal regulations related to laboratory animal use and care.
Primary Responsibilities :
Must have the ability to:
Coordinate animal care and husbandry, including BSL-2 procedures.
Clean and maintain animal facility and equipment.
Communicate with supervisors, faculty, staff, and students.
Train faculty, staff, and students on proper equipment use and facility operation.
Order and receive shipments.
Keep timely records.
High School Diploma/GED with 3 years' experience, preferably experience working with animals or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs is required.
Work hours will occasionally include some weekends and holidays. Must also respond to after-hour emergency calls when necessary.
To Apply: Submit to https://jobs.nku.edu 1) a cover letter specifically addressing experience and qualifications, and 2) a resume.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Quick Link: 10069
Internal Number: 10069
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.