DAIRY CATTLE CENTER UNIT MANAGER

Job no: 237126-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: CALS/ANIMAL & DAIRY/ANIMAL OPS
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Instructional, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The incumbent in this position will serve as the unit manager for the Campus Dairy Cattle Center. The individual in this position must work with limited oversight from the herd administrator and be capable of making autonomous decisions. The primary responsibilities of this position are to manage personnel and maintain campus dairy cattle center operations, provide research coordination, develop youth tour programs, and ensure compliance with animal care, occupational health and Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) animal use guidelines.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

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:

4 years work experience in the Dairy Industry or equivalent research experience is required. Ability to work as a team leader to facilitate research and teaching programs required. Experience developing outreach and instructional programs desirable. Personnel, budget, and dairy record management experience desirable. Experience managing/working with a research dairy is highly desirable.

License or Certificate:

Current carrier of a CDL license or be willing to obtain licensure upon acceptance of position.

Department(s):

A072510-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ANIMAL & DAIRY/ANIMAL OPS

Work Schedule:

Normal schedule is Monday through Friday 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM. Position will require some early morning, late evening, and weekend hours to meet operational and outreach needs. Since the Dairy Cattle Center is a research animal care unit, the unit manager will be expected to have schedule flexibility, willingness to take after hour phone calls, and capacity to occasionally return to the facility for emergency needs.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $26.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.

Contact:

Jessica Cederquist
cederquist@wisc.edu
608-265-8957
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

UW AGRICULTURE SUP NON-EXEMPT(90021)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

237126-US

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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Applications Open: Jul 13 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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