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To coordinate animal care activities and contribute to implementation of research protocols and serve as the intermediate between faculty users, Agricultural Program Coordinator and those being supervised. To help ensure that research and teaching schedules and protocols for approximately six faculty are maintained efficiently and accurately at the Poultry Center. Determine and maintain work schedules and assignments of those supervised.
B.S. or Associate degree with relevant experience in Poultry Science, Animal Science or related field, with considerable background working with research animals; Knowledge of farm operations, equipment, and maintenance is essential; Basic computer skills; Capability of physical activity including lifting up to 50 lb.-sacks; valid driver's license; No exposure to any avian species outside of the workplace.
Work experience in poultry species and research with supervisory skills; Ability to work effectively across multiple farm users and to balance the diverse needs of the research and teaching faculty users.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Review Date: 01/20/2017