Animal Care Manager

McGill University

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Place abstract

Below the supervision of the Director Administration CMARC, the Animal Care Supervisor manages the each day operations, logistics and administration of the animal care program. Ensures that the power meets excessive requirements of high quality, is in compliance with finest practices, SOPs, college insurance policies, and CCAC tips governing the care and use of animals in analysis. Answerable for shopper service, facility inspections, security applications and compliance. Directly manages, and offers coaching to facility workers, and participates of their hiring, coaching.

Tasks and duties

  • Manages, the power operation and a group of Animal Attendants, and promotes the the philosophy and the values of the division.

  • Usually inspects facility to make sure an environment friendly operation offering the best high quality of animal care and required sanitation requirements in compliance with SOPs, college insurance policies and CCAC tips.

  • Collaborates with veterinary providers employees to guarantee well being and welfare of animals.

  • Interacts with analysis employees to grasp and meet their wants.

  • Oversees file conserving for the animal care program (animal room logs, census, upkeep logs, and so forth.).

  • Ensures facility and tools upkeep meets operational requirements.

  • Utilizing metrics, frequently opinions wants and makes suggestions for staffing and tools and/or providers.

  • Immediately supervises a big group of 10 – 20 Animal Attendants and different Amuse positions. Trains, orients and mentors facility workers and analysis employees.  Participates in hiring course of with HR Advisor,  creates schedule (24/7)  approves absences and trip. Verifies work and workflow within the group. Carry out actions associated to efficiency evaluation, makes advice on trial /probation interval.  Attends conferences associated to disputes or grievances with the union and representatives.

  • Trains workers or refers to applicable security applications are adopted.

  • Oversees animal facility safety.

  • Develops and maintains customary working procedures for animal care services. Recommends insurance policies and procedures modifications to supervisor.

  • Answerable for stock, procurement, restore and upkeep of animal care tools.

  • Inspects frequently animal services to make sure correct upkeep of infrastructure.

  • Oversees the development and renovation of animal services.

  • Supplies backup oversight of the animal care program within the absence of the Assistant Director Animal Care.

Different Qualifying Abilities and/or Talents
Diagnosing and correctly defining issues and in search of options earlier than in search of help from others. Taking delight in work. Demonstrating the flexibility to handle workload with present sources, maximizing course of effectivity. Striving to make course of enhancements. Successfully managing and assembly deadlines. Mobilizing sources and establishing priorities. Facilitating change and enhancements. Being open to variations and differing viewpoints and understanding that there are multiple strategy to addressing any scenario. Maintaining feelings below management. Information of well being surveillance, high quality assurance, and barrier facility practices, applications, and procedures for sustaining facility’s designated well being standing. Information of correct set up, operation, upkeep, and restore of animal analysis tools. Information and understanding of rules, tips, and requirements for the care of laboratory animals.

“Information of French and English: McGill College is an English-language college the place everyday duties could require English communication each verbally and in writing. The extent of English required for this place has been assessed at a stage # 4 on a scale of 0-4.”

Minimal Schooling and Expertise:

Bachelor’s Diploma 3 Years Associated Expertise with Bachelor’s Diploma /

Annual Wage:

(MPEX Grade 04) $62,550.00 – $78,190.00 – $93,830.00

Hours per Week:

33.75 (Full time)


Director Administration CMARC

Place Finish Date (If relevant):

Deadline to Apply:


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