Director, animal care

Director, animal care for Sanford Research

JOB SUMMARY

Oversee animal research facilities operation, budget and staff to provide animal research service to Sanford Research investigators and staff. Will provide strong leadership and vision in planning, policy and oversight of Sanford Research animal use program to include managing finances, seek extramural funding to enhance program resources, administer programs at all sites covered under the Sanford Research public health services assurance, provide guidance and expertise in facility design and construction for future expansion of research lab and direct the Sanford Research animal care and use program to achieve and maintain institutional accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. Participate in the Sanford Research intermediate bulk container, institutional animal care and use committee, or IACUC, and programs for radiation safety, and environmental health and safety programs. Provide necessary support to the IACUC, faculty, students and staff to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations concerning the use of animals in instructional and research activities. Provide protocol review consultation and review of all IACUC applications. Oversee the programs for staff, research investigators, physicians and IACUC members to provide training through formal and informal programs to teach techniques and procedures of modern animal care and technology.  Work with research investigators and staff to formulate policies, procedures and standard operating procedures that comply with all federal, state and local regulations and meet research investigator needs. Oversee the veterinary medical care of all research animals to include providing clinical care and procuring contractual veterinary care provided by a laboratory animal veterinarian, and ensure objectives of the veterinary care program are fulfilled.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

For a full job summary, position responsibilities, qualifications and a link to apply, click here.

Director, animal care

Director, animal care for Sanford Research

JOB SUMMARY

Oversee animal research facilities operation, budget and staff to provide animal research service to Sanford Research investigators and staff. Will provide strong leadership and vision in planning, policy and oversight of Sanford Research animal use program to include managing finances, seek extramural funding to enhance program resources, administer programs at all sites covered under the Sanford Research public health services assurance, provide guidance and expertise in facility design and construction for future expansion of research lab and direct the Sanford Research animal care and use program to achieve and maintain institutional accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. Participate in the Sanford Research intermediate bulk container, institutional animal care and use committee, or IACUC, and programs for radiation safety, and environmental health and safety programs. Provide necessary support to the IACUC, faculty, students and staff to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations concerning the use of animals in instructional and research activities. Provide protocol review consultation and review of all IACUC applications. Oversee the programs for staff, research investigators, physicians and IACUC members to provide training through formal and informal programs to teach techniques and procedures of modern animal care and technology.  Work with research investigators and staff to formulate policies, procedures and standard operating procedures that comply with all federal, state and local regulations and meet research investigator needs. Oversee the veterinary medical care of all research animals to include providing clinical care and procuring contractual veterinary care provided by a laboratory animal veterinarian, and ensure objectives of the veterinary care program are fulfilled.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

For a full job summary, position responsibilities, qualifications and a link to apply, click here.

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