GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), located just an hour’s drive from Boston and Providence, RI, in Worcester, Ma, resides in the middle of a thriving social and intellectual climate. Its rich research community is supported by an annual funding of nearly $270 million, and includes a network of Howard Hughes Investigators, Lasker award winner, and Nobel laureate. The Worcester facility, itself, features 3 major and 2 minor vivariums which provide housing for an average daily cage census of 27,000 species of wide variety.
UMMS, Department of Animal Medicine is comprised of 5 Animal Care Supervisors and 42 Animal Care Technicians across 5 facilities. We are seeking for a Supervisor to join our expanding, dedicated Animal Care team with experience managing staff, problem solving coaching, employee development and budgeting. The Animal Care Supervisor will provide direct supervision of approximately 6-8 technicians.
Under the direction of the Manager, Animal Care & Facilities or designee, the Animal Care Facilities Supervisor assists with the management of the physical animal care facilities and directs all animal husbandry and care activities in one or more assigned animal research facilities.