Columbia University Technician Assistant in New York, New York

Job TitleTechnician Assistant

Job Code Title 510214

Job Requisition Number 095860

Department 7508- P&S Inst of Comparative Medi

Location Medical Center

Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade Technical 2-072

Salary Range $18.70/hour

Advertised Summary Job Description Under general supervision the Technician Assistant will provide care for laboratory animals in an appropriate manner using established procedures, as prescribed by federal laws and regulations, state law and Columbia University Medical Center policy. The Technician Assistant may perform multiple assignments under direct supervision, including general care, monitoring and reporting on animal health, assisting in the maintenance of facilities and equipment, routine treatment of common clinical signs, carrying out receiving procedures, assisting in care of breeding colonies, performing daily census of animals, and assisting in maintenance of animal records.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant High school diploma or GED. Technical training or equivalent with some related experience, usually six months. Equivalent education and experience may be considered based upon operational needs.

The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.

Position is a Saturday to Wednesday work week schedule. Mandatory weekend/holiday coverage as scheduled on a rotating basis. Individual must be physically fit to do heavy repetitive lifting and pushing of equipment daily. Individual must not be allergic to animals, latex, waste products, bedding or sanitation solutions.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Essential Functions

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Special Indications

This position works with: Laboratory animals

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 12-03-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

Quick Link jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=173442

EEO Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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