Animal Facility Supervisor
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Veterinary
Posted on January 31, 2024
Supervises and coordinates activities of Animal Care Technicians. Maintains the facility to remain in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations concerning the use of research animals. Trains and supervises animal care staff. Responsible for providing employee performance evaluations for supervised personnel. Required to wear a cell phone and be on after-hours call. Performs related responsibilities as required. Designated as essential personnel during a storm/natural disaster. If required to work during a closure, employee must provide accurate and current contact information and is responsible for communication with DCM and animal care staff. Performs related responsibilities as required. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against, and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
Required to work weekend, emergency, and holiday work schedule. This position is considered essential personnel.
Failure to meet established performance standards in the performance of the job duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description (or as otherwise assigned); and/or failure to interact courteously and tactfully with managers, co-workers, customers and/or vendors such that productivity or departmental morale suffers will result in management’s taking the appropriate disciplinary action as outlined in the Staff Handbook. Employee attendance must meet established work schedules. Faithfulness in coming to work, being on time, planning absences in advance when possible, and calling in when unavoidably detained from reporting for work is an essential requirement of the job.