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The University of Oregon is hiring a Facility Manager for our Terrestrial Animal Care Services in Eugene, Oregon.

TeACS Facility Manager | Human Resources

Department: Terrestrial Animal Care Services (TeACS) Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing Salary: $55,000-$65,000 per year; Commensurate with education and experience Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2021-2022 FTE: 1.0 Application Review Begins. May 9, 2022; Open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants


Department Summary

Terrestrial Animal Care Services (TeACS) is responsible for managing and administering a centralized program of laboratory animal care. The functions of TeACS include daily animal care, veterinary care, research and surgical support, and training of research and technical personnel who use live animals for research or teaching. TeACS is an academic service unit (for research and teaching) which reports to the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI), who promotes excellence in research at the University of Oregon.


Position Summary

The Facility Manager is responsible for managing the TeACS laboratory animal care program in conjunction with the TeACS Director. This position will manage day-to day operations of the animal facilities, including directly supervising technical personnel and administrative functions related to animal care.

Additional responsibilities include: maintains security of animal facilities; coordinates and provides training for research and technical staff; assists in monitoring regulatory compliance and protocol oversight; assists the attending veterinarian to observe, examine and care for sick or injured animals; oversees physical plant and equipment maintenance; provides animal-related technical assistance; and performs husbandry activities such as feeding, watering and changing cages.