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Animal Research Technician

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Animal Research Technician


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12746
Department Comparative Medicine 50001223
Business Unit Vice Chancellor for Research
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, w/ weekends/holidays
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommuting opportunity
Position Summary
Under the direction of the Coordinator, Veterinary Technical Services, Comparative Medicine, this position will perform and provide assistance in implementing CM’s Animal Health Surveillance Program. These duties will include monitoring daily animal health surveillance, and monitoring of compliance with USDA, IACUC, and AAALAC policies and regulations. This position will also be required to perform first line basic care, feeding, and husbandry of all species of animals used in research at UNMC as required. Other duties may be assigned.
Position Details
Posting Category Research - Non Academic
Working Title Animal Research Technician
Job Title Veterinary Technician
Salary Grade RA14H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $18.221 - $27.356/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/01/2024
Application Review Date 04/08/2024
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: High School education or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
(Post high school education in veterinary, biological, or related field can be substituted for up to two years of experience.)
Required Experience 3 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Experience in a veterinary surgery clinic and/or laboratory animal type setting. 
(Post high school education in veterinary, biological, or related field can be substituted for up to two years of experience.)
Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The incumbent must be familiar with current Federal Laws and regulations regarding animal care and use, NIH guidelines, and AAALAC accreditation requirements to assure compliance. Must have ability to follow through on multiple projects and work assignments simultaneously. Must have the ability to interact with individuals of great diversity in culture and education. Must be high organized and detail oriented. 
Individual must exhibit independent judgement in problem resolution and decision making with minimal supervision.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Biological Sciences
Preferred Experience:
Experience with a variety of species in an AAALAC Accredited Animal Care and Use Program or USDA licensed facility.
Preferred License: Yes
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Certification as AALAS Laboratory Animal Technician (RLAT).
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school education or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of one year experience in a veterinary surgery clinic and/or laboratory animal type setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you do have a minimum of one year experience in a veterinary surgery clinic and/or laboratory animal type setting, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  5. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 8, 2024
Requisition Staff_12746
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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