Rockefeller University Facility Operations Supervisor in New York, New York
Job Title Facility Operations Supervisor
Laboratory / Department Comparative Bioscience Center
The Comparative Bioscience Center provides a comprehensive program of animal care in support of the University's in vivo research. The goal of our staff is to provide investigators with the highest level of research support at the lowest cost while ensuring the welfare of the animals used in the research. The center is fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Facilities and the Facility Manager along with the assistance of two operations leads, will provide leadership while overseeing all segments of the Cage Wash, Porter, and Waste Management areas and personnel of the Comparative Bioscience Center (CBC). Responsibilities include planning, prioritizing, assigning, supervising, reviewing, and participating in the work of the staff responsible for facility operations; establishing schedules and methods for providing facility operations services, identifying resource needs, and reviewing needs with appropriate management of staff while allocating resources accordingly; monitoring and controlling area supplies and equipment; developing and maintaining the Preventative Maintenance Schedule program for applicable equipment and machinery throughout the facility; arranging for and managing appropriate third-party contractor support as needed; ensuring that waste generated by the facility is managed following University policy, including generic and hazardous waste management duties; and ensuring that each employee involved in hazardous waste management performs their duties in compliance with proper hazardous waste handling and management procedures. #INDMISC21
Associates degree or higher required and certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician (AALAS) level required. Previous experience in a large animal facility or university setting desired. Must have supervisory experience and be computer proficient. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and be flexible and capable of adapting to a continuously changing and dynamic work environment. Must be comfortable working around various animal species housed in the university. Familiarity with the use, repair, and maintenance of machinery, including but not limited to rack and tunnel washers, autoclaves, bedding dispensers, caging equipment, mechanical floor cleaners, and electric tools used for repairs such as drills necessary. Familiarity with HVAC, plumbing, sanitation, and electric is a plus.
This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans