Veterinary Services Manager

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
27 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 8490/I2616

Job Description

The Veterinary Service Manager (VSM) is responsible for supporting veterinary clinical staff in all aspects of animal care and use within ASC, all facilities, all campuses including NEIDL biocontainment (ABSL-2, & 3). The incumbent has primary responsibility for coordinating and implementing established animal management programs (e.g. health surveillance, import/export) as well as new ones. The VSM is responsible for the mentoring and managing of ASC veterinary technicians with the goal of insuring they are technically competent and functioning efficiently within their roles. The VSM directs the fiscal management of cost recovery of veterinary services and manages the inventory, ordering, receipt of veterinary supplies and equipment. The incumbent acts as a focal contact and communications manager with PIs, arranging for provision of services including training in technical procedures, scheduling and management of special requirements particularly protocols requiring surgical procedures and the skills of veterinary staff.

Required Skills

7-9 years of biomedical research experience including supervision of other employees. Moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, lab animal caging, wet or humid conditions, biohazard materials. Must successfully pass NEIDL and associated background checks as determined by the University at the time of hire or promotion advancement and continue to meet standards of the background check throughout the period of employment. Should person(s) resign from NEIDL assignments and/or failure to comply with NEIDL Personnel Suitability Policy and/or meet acceptable job performance, persons may be terminated and are eligible to apply for other ASC position if vacancy exist.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular