The Rockefeller University seeks a Husbandry Attendant to join Comparative Bioscience Center. The Husbandry Attendant will provide the daily care of laboratory animals maintained at Rockefeller University using established policies and procedures as prescribed by federal and state laws and regulations. The Husbandry Attendant will perform multiple assignments, including cage changing, general care, and monitoring and reporting of animal health. Will maintain and report on facility equipment, clean assigned rooms, perform animal receiving procedures, and maintain consumable supplies (food, water, and bedding) in appointed rooms. The Husbandry Attendant will be responsible for animal room records and notification of appropriate personnel concerning irregularities in animal health and the environment. Will report to the Floor Supervisor and be overseen by a Group Leader.
High School diploma or equivalent required; certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level is preferred. One year of experience in a research facility is preferred, although a two-year college degree can be substituted for one year of work experience. Knowledge of federal and state laws regulating animal use in research, familiarity with standard operating procedures, and handling and restraining animals preferred.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC25614
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.