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Ag Research Technician II (Temporary)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Ag Research Technician II (Temporary)
Department/College/Unit Research Resp-Inst Animal Care Prog-4250
Requisition Number S_170455
Posting Open Date 07/13/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Position ensures that all animal care needs are met, maintained and compliant with all regulatory requirements. Monitors environmental parameters, provides upkeep of the facility by washing, sanitizing and sterilizing equipment, maintenance of procedure rooms, and other movable equipment. Communicate daily with the facility management, other animal care staff, and direct supervisor on matters pertinent to the conduct of studies and provision of animal care. Prepares and files all necessary documentation as required by regulations or internal SOP/policies. Ensures proper procedures are followed when receiving animals, feed, bedding and supplies. Irregular hours and weekends required.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree in agriculture or related field plus 2 years agriculture or related experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience with livestock, dogs, cats and other lab animals will be considered. Ability to lift 50 lbs necessary. Precision, accuracy and attention to detail are essential along with effective communication skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision required. Ability to maintain equipment necessary. Solid comprehension of animal husbandry and understanding the importance of feed, water and medication as it pertains to animal care essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Veterinary Technician Certification or American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Certification preferred. Associates degree or higher degree in veterinary technology, agriculture or biological sciences desirable.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes
Physical Required Yes
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $15.00/hr minimum
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Job Category (old) Office/Service
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Irregular hours and weekends required
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes
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