Capitalizing on 130 years of history and tradition in downtown Los Angeles, the University of Southern California has embarked on an unprecedented period of expansion. USC is now poised to take its place as the preeminent research institution of the 21st century and we are looking for skilled, motivated professionals to join our team. If you are passionate about creating what’s possible, and have the drive to deliver results, consider coming to work at USC and be a part of forging the future of higher education!
The University of Southern California, Department of Animal Resources is seeking a very reliable, dependable, self-motivated and responsible individual for a position as Animal Laboratory Technician I. The Department of Animal Resources takes pride in providing optimal animal care for all animals housed at the university for the purposes of biomedical research and teaching. The Animal Laboratory Technician I is responsible for providing daily animal care and maintenance of associated facilities for housing a variety of animal species located on both campuses of the university.
•Ensures that animals are provided care in accordance with state and federal regulations to promote physical and psychological well-being and minimize discomfort.
•Maintains cleanliness and organization of cages, equipment, surgical and storage facilities. Maintains storeroom supplies. Performs routine cleaning of animal lodging facilities. Maintains computerized animal identification records; prepares medical histories on animals.
•Prepares and distributes food and water; prepares special diet plans. Exercises larger animals confined to small cages. Treats animals for external and internal parasites. Isolates sick animals and notifies veterinarian; disposes of dead animals.
•Collects and processes diagnostic samples. Administers drugs and other treatments. Assists Veterinarians and Principal Investigators with handling animals during procedures.
•Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
Minimum Field of Expertise: Completion of training for Assistant ALT Certification
REQ20040480 Posted Date: 02/13/2017 Apply Share this Job Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Email
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