Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

People & HR, Operations
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023


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To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience. 

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Supervisor
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
Manage day-to-day operations of the animal facility assuring compliance with applicable institutional policies and external regulatory and policy requirements, and supervising animal care staff. Coordinate and provide training in facility utilization, research animal techniques, and laboratory animal care. Oversees facility repairs, maintenance, and quality assurance monitoring.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 7
Starting Salary Range: $41,156 – $48,701
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Supervise animal care staff; direct activities and ensures all task are completed. Conduct performance evaluations and assures adequate performance; Recruit, interview and hire staff.
2) Under the direction of the Assistant Director and Director, provides input for CMU policy development. Maintains and updates Standard Operating Procedures. Coordinates and provides training in facility utilization.
3) Monitor and order supplies of chemicals, feed, disposable garb, and other supplies needed for the day-to-day operations.
4) Coordinates and assist with animals-based research projects. Evaluation of CMU staff’s knowledge, skills and availability to assist in research projects.
5) Oversees facility repairs, maintenance, and quality assurance monitoring. Assist with trouble shooting and making decisions in addressing equipment problems. Schedules preventative maintenance visits with respective vendors according to service agreements. Maintains records.
6) Assist with animal husbandry as needed.
7) Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in education and experience; minimum AALAS Technician Certification at the Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) Level, or a degree in Veterinary Technology, or eligibility for LATG certification. Candidates without LATG certification will be expected to achieve it within 2 years of hire.
Experience: Minimum of five years of animal care experience (more may be required depending upon education level) and three years of leadership experience
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Ability to work independently or with little supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a commitment to customer service
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database and other relevant software
  • Thorough knowledge of animal care and management
  • Ongoing commitment to increasing knowledge in the field of laboratory animal science.
  • Excellent business, leadership, and interpersonal skills with a commitment to teamwork

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care. 
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all. 
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution. 
  • Talent Management: NEOMED leadership strives to align department and individual talent management efforts with the university strategic plan and objectives through workforce planning, recruiting the right talent onboard and helping develop employees to their optimal potential and capabilities. 
  • Operational Excellence: NEOMED will create a culture of operational excellence by establishing clear administrative practices and eliminating waste. Leaders strive to meet customer expectations through a continuous improvement of the operational processes and creating a culture of employee empowerment to achieve objectives. 
Preferred Qualifications
Additional experience in surgery, anesthesia, and research animal techniques is desirable.
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize applicable equipment necessary for the job, as well as basic office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, sit; talk; and hear. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents