Animal Resources Manager Duties
This is the sixth in a series of seven titles for positions
involving laboratory animal research (these include Research
Animal Resources positions within the college of Arts &
Sciences, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the
college of Veterinary Medicine). The Laboratory Animal Care
series is identified by a predominant amount of time spent on
the care of University-owned animals used in a research setting
or for a specific research project.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan, organize, budget & manage operations including long-term
facility planning; hire personnel; supervise facility &
equipment maintenance; coordinate & design research activities;
supervise & resolve animal care issues; handle grievances.
Attend & evaluate technical exchange programs.
Assure Federal laws regarding animal welfare are met.
Execute acquisition of animals.
Train small groups in aspects of procedures / treatment.
May interact with external, as well as internal, clients.
Report to Director of Animal Resources.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) -
Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) certified; Masters degree
in Biological Science & 3 years experience; or Bachelors degree
in Biological Science & 5 years experience
Certification and Licensure
Valid GA State Drivers License may be required. American
Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) - Certified
Manager of Animal Resources (CMAR) certification preferred; LATG
certification required (current registry).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to plan, direct, coordinate, and budget all activities
of assigned animal facilities.