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Kansas State University Laboratory Animal Technician III (Biology - Laboratory Animal Care Service facility) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role: The Division of Biology seeks a Laboratory Animal Technician III to manage the Laboratory Animal Care Service (LACS) facility, conducting animal husbandry by providing food, water, changing cages, and cleaning, autoclaving dishes. This role will also supervise, hire and train student employees in the lab. This is a full-time limited term position. * Why Join Us: The Division of Biology awards undergraduate degrees in three areas (Biology, Microbiology, and Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology) and currently serves over 800 majors. Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan (http://www.ci.manhattan.ks.us), a pleasant community of about 50,000 located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas, about 2 hours from Kansas City. Local recreational opportunities include a large lake/park system, diverse outdoor activities, athletic events, and a rich program in the performing arts. Manhattan also serves as the regional center for education, health care, commerce, entertainment and communications. Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the* Principles of Community.* What You’ll Need to Succeed: Minimum Requirements: * High school diploma * Three years of relevant experience Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree in biology, or animal-related field * One year of experience with fish and rodent husbandry Other Requirements: * _Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment_ * ALAT certification required upon employment * LAT certification within six months of employment How to Apply: Please submit the following documents: * Cover letter * Resume * Three professional references with contact information Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Pay Rate Range: $ 14.04 - $ 17.00 per hour Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. *Department: 3670020060 Biology Job no: 510647 Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS) Location: Manhattan, Kansas Categories: Animal Sciences / Livestock Pay Grade: 04B Advertised: May 05, 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled