Posted in Admin - Clerical 8 days ago.
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Oregon Health & Science University
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Req ID: 2021-14215
Position Category: Management/Supervisory
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job Type: Unclassified Administrative
Department: Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC)
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Hours: TBD, may be called upon to assist during emergencies related to ONPRC; participates in on-call rotation
HR Mission: Research
The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
Function/Duties of Position
The Operations Unit Head provides managerial oversight of Managers, Supervisors and Laboratory Animal Technicians to assure optimal animal care and research protocol support for a variety of scientific studies by maintaining a robust animal husbandry program in the Animal Resources & Research Support (ARRS). This position provides support to ARRS and research staff by interpreting ONPRC policies and guidelines, developing standard operating procedures (SOP)/guidelines (GL) in conjunction with veterinarians, updating SOP/GL documents, documenting technical training for employees within assigned work units, , and writing reports. This position ensures that quality service is consistently and effectively provided; encourages and facilitates communication and collaboration across ARRS Units and ONPRC research Divisions. In addition, the Unit Head monitors animal facilities and equipment for repair and/or replacement.
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