Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Office of the Vice President for Research
OFFICE OF ANIMAL RESOURCES
Classification: Animal Caretaker I Job Code: GD05 Pay Grade:04
Type of Position: Regular Percent Time: 100% Location: Iowa City, Iowa Building: PBDB Barrier Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Shift: 1st
Shift Details: Tuesday - Saturday Work Week Details: Days off are Sunday and Monday. Additional Hours: Position works a rotating holiday schedule and participates in mandatory overtime. Driver's License Required:YES
Animal Caretaker I Under direct supervision, performs the work necessary in handling, feeding, and caring for animals and animal facilities in compliance with federal, state, and/or university regulations.
About the Office of Animal Resources The University of Iowa provides a centralized animal care program through the Office of Animal Resources which reports to the Vice President for. The program includes animal housing facilities in the Colleges of Medicine, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Public Health. Additional sites affiliated with this program are the State Hygienic Laboratory in Ankeny, IA, the Iowa Raptor Project located near Lake MacBride, and the Lakeside Laboratory located near Lake Okoboji in Western Iowa.
The Office of Animal Resources (OAR) provides the expertise, care, and resources necessary for the maintenance of research animals. The OAR's mission is preservation of the University's animal research privilege and maintenance of a quality animal care and use program.
Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
Application Details Please provide your education and complete work history in your application.
If you would like additional documentation to be considered along with your required application materials, please mark them as submission-relevant, so they are available for consideration. The attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
Driver's License Required:YES A valid driver's license is required, as well as an ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards. Please include your driver's license information under the Experience & Credentials section, as a license.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
Possession of a valid state or commercial driver's license, as required.
Previous animal caretaking experience in laboratory research environment, veterinary office, or animal hospital.
Previous experience using cleaning/sanitation equipment.
Desire an application that is thorough including a complete work history listing specific duties and care performed.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with others and to follow oral and written instructions.
Be detail oriented.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
For a full listing of job requirements, see posting 19002131 at jobs.uiowa.edu
Internal Number: 19002131_1554836972
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.