Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 235029-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This is a development to advanced level position providing specialized technical support to the campus veterinary care program. This is a position providing specialized technical support to the campus research veterinary care program. Veterinary technical experience preferred. The position requires the incumbent to independently anticipate, initiate and follow through with technical responsibilities and prioritize workflow needs. Must have the ability to communicate in a professional manner. They must also be able to act responsibly and maturely in stressful situations. Duties include primarily working with rodents to provide veterinary care, assisting in the instruction and orientation of animal care employees, research staff and students, assisting veterinarians in preventive medicine, maintaining supplies, providing technical assistance, including anesthesia support for investigators, clinicians, researchers, and students in procedures. It also requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently, with the physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized tasks.

This position functions under general supervision.

This position requires weekend and holiday work.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Certification of Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or eligibility to obtain preferred or experience equivalent



Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:30 pm with 45 minute lunch break some weekend and holidays required.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $17.28 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume, highlighting your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position.


Tambrey Dinges
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Jun 16 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 25 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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