Operation Manager, Aquatics, BUMC Lab Animal Science Center

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
09 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Operations Manager will assist the Assistant Director, Animal Facility Operations in managing the personnel and day to day operations of the aquatics facility in compliance with federal, state and local
regulations and policies and AAALAC and institutional guidelines and objectives. this includes, but is not limited to:

overseeing the day to day operations of the Aquatics Systems and Services, including all satellite aquatic facilities on medical campus and quarterly assessments of aquatic facilities on CRC;

mentoring and training staff;

maintaining the facilities according to university and government policies, procedures and standards with an emphasis day to day operations.

This position also oversees the Quality Assurance/ Health monitoring program, and quarantine; maintains appropriate systems and aquatics husbandry records.

The Ops Manager is expected to work independently and also assist the Assistant Director of Facility Management and Operations in training ASC staff interested in aquatics.

This position will focus on aquatics but may be required to work with other species. Other duties will include working with the Director and veterinary staff to improve the scholarship (posters, publications) of the aquatics core.

The incumbent will work to develop a fee for service to include such services as clutch clean-up, embryo bleaching, mating set ups, collecting embryos, and new technologies as they emerge.

Required Skills

Associates or Vocational Degree and 3-5 years of experience required.

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