Technical or Lab Support

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
33,000 - 38,000
30 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

To use our expertise to provide the highest standard of care for laboratory animals in support of the Colorado State University research community.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative and technical support for the animal management system used by LAR. This system follows animal acquisition to disposition, maintains census, transfers and billing information. The position will be responsible for serving as a help desk for faculty, staff and other users including training. Additional duties include administrative support for non-LAR animal census through KFS, and assist with other administrative functions such as time sheets.

Required Job Qualifications

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated performance in the concepts of teamwork collegiality, reliability and experience interacting with diverse groups of people. High level commitment to excellent customer service.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Experience in a University setting.
Experience with Kuali Financial System.
Experience with technical support.
Experience with administrative support.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Laboratory Animal Resources Management System Administration Duty/Responsibility

Comprehensive knowledge of the animal management system to perform animal acquisitions, census, transfers, disposition and billing for animal users. Serve as the primary point of contact for trouble shooting concerns related to the animal management system. Develop and implement training materials for end users. Conduct a monthly animal census; investigate and initiate corrections as needed.

Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duty Category Animal Census Duty/Responsibility

Identify and track non-LAR census within the KFS system and
communications with faculty to maintain appropriate tracking to meet federal regulations and guidelines. This requires a knowledge of KFS system and identifying the appropriate codes related to animal use.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Administrative Support Duty/Responsibility

Provide administrative support for items such as personnel time sheets, electronic archiving, computing needs, compiling data, reviewing materials and documents, and financial materials.

Percentage Of Time 10

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

References will not be contacted without prior notification.

Travel expenses for interviews will be limited to a maximum of $350 per candidate.

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

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EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.