Animal Resources Training Coordinator - Division of Animal Resources (DAR), School of Medicine

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Div of Animal Resources
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working in a laboratory, Working with animals.
Job Category
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • Provides oversight for the training services of a large, diverse division in laboratory animal science.
  • Supervises the development and implementation of training programs staff and/or provides training in highly specialized techniques.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates training and continuing education programs for animal researchers and staff within an animal resources program, ensuring consistency and high quality training.
  • Develops and designs training materials, electronic presentations, and other training aids for in-person and online training programs for both research and animal resources staff Skills training may include, but is not limited to, animal handling, anesthesia and analgesia, utilizing aseptic technique during surgical procedures, species-specific procedures training, the use of hazardous materials in research animals and various aspects of animal care and husbandry.
  • May develop, design and conduct proficiency assessments for all University research employees as required for IACUC approval.
  • Develops, designs and conducts continuing education for DAR employees, including classes for AALAS certification preparation, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job related topics. May evaluate employee performance within training programs to ensure competency.
  • Evaluates the performance of lower level training staff.
  • Maintains required training activity records and certification registries.
  • Develops, reviews and manages SOPs for compliance and current relevancy.
  • Performs quality assurance assessments of training programs and recommends program changes to increase effectiveness.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree and eight years of experience which includes laboratory animal and training experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
  • LATg certification required.
  • Degrees in teaching or biological sciences are preferred.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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