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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
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Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.
As a Manager of the Rockefeller Research Labs Animal Facility, you will lead all aspects of the administrative and operational activities. This includes ensuring efficient and effective operations, adherence to regulations and policies, and quality care for animals.
Are you ready to take your next step in your career in Animal Resources? See below for more details!
We are looking for someone who can:
Leads all aspects of the functions and activities of employees in the RRL, Animal Facility.
Participates in hiring, orienting, providing ongoing feedback, disciplinary action and termination.
Coordinates annual staff performance appraisals; approves vacation requests and assesses overtime needs and acquires approval from managers.
Develops and implements quality control programs related to animal care to ensure accurate practices are maintained.
Interacts regularly with vendors to ensure adequate preventive maintenance and repair service is provided on a timely basis, is of sufficient scope and quality, and pursues service improvement as needed.
Participates in the development and implementation of written protocols (SOPs) for animal care, sanitation, and environmental monitoring.
Coordinates the reporting of animal health problems from the animal care staff to appropriate paraprofessional and professional staff.
Maintains and improves professional growth and assists with quality improvement initiatives through participation in various management projects.
Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in the capacity of a lead or supervisor in an animal care program.
Associate's degree in a related field preferred
Certification by AALAS as a Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) required.
Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) and Certified Manager of Animal Resources (CMAR) certification preferred. If not LATG certified, must attain certification within 2 years of employment
Excellent communication skills
Work assignments may include weekends and holidays, and requires occasional after hour contact.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like an excellent fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer!
>reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, willingness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It's important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.