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MD Anderson Cancer Center Team Leader, Animal Resources - Veterinary Medicine & Surgery - Husbandry in Houston, Texas

The Team Leader primary function involves assisting supervisor(s) with providing direction for day-to-day operations. Assists supervisor(s) in providing supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of assigned personnel. Reports to Animal Resource Supervisor on a daily basis regarding operations, personnel, and administrative issues. Serves as a backup for all husbandry/cage wash positions. Participates in compliance functions (e.g., IACUC, AAALAC, USDA, etc.). Monitors electronic facility management systems, etc. Records data in the appropriate hardcopy or electronic system. Ensures that data is entered in a timely manner. Records the completion of assigned tasks using the Viewport system. Completes all written documentation in clear and legible writing.

*This Team Leader position is regular Husbandry*

1. Task Coordination & Documentation:

Assists supervisor(s) with providing direction for day-to-day operations. Assists supervisor(s) in providing supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of assigned personnel. Reports to Animal Resource Supervisor on a daily basis regarding operations, personnel, and administrative issues.Serves as a backup for all husbandry/cage wash positions. Participates in compliance functions (e.g., IACUC, AAALAC, USDA, etc.). Monitors electronic facility management systems, etc. Records data in the appropriate hardcopy or electronic system. Ensures that data is entered in a timely manner. Records the completion of assigned tasks using the Viewport system. Completes all written documentation in clear and legible writing.

2. Daily Observations & Backup:

Monitors assigned area(s) to ensure that tasks are being performed appropriately. Performs routine duties of personnel in assigned areas when needed. Serves on rotation for weekend/holiday supervisor and on-call supervisor.

3. Facility & Equipment Maintenance:

Monitors overall facility conditions and reports problems to area supervisor. Ensures equipment sanitization occurs according to established schedules.

  1. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Four years of experience in animal care to include two years of the experience in specialized housing and/or technical procedures. May substitute up to two years required animal care experience with completed years of college on a one to one basis.

OTHER:

Required: Must meet department American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification requirements: Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) within 180 days of eligibility.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 125894

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,400

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,600

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