Posted: Feb 6, 2024

Lab Technician-Necropsy

Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
Application Deadline: N/A

Lab Technician-Necropsy

Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 516717
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 05B

About This Role:
This position within KSVDL exists to serve the needs of clientele/stakeholders (clients, faculty, residents, students, coworkers) in regards to necropsy and sample reception, and assistance with all activities on the necropsy floor. This position will oversee and manage all necropsy floor activities including scheduling for teaching and research, disinfection, adherence to biosafety procedures and protocols in accordance with the KSVDL quality system, management of student workers, maintenance of equipment, record keeping related to the above activities, and maintenance and oversite of the KSVDL bulk autoclave and tissue digester. This position will also serve as an assistant to pathologists in necropsy procedures and sample collection from other samples (i.e. rabies testing, BSE testing, CWD testing). Some flexibility may be required regarding work hours at selected/occasional times.

Why Join Us:
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:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and 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

Worksite Options:
This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

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What You'll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

• TRANSPORTING DEMANDS: Considerable: up to 75 pounds
• 2 years client service/ communication work experience
• Knowledge of clinical specimens/testing and medical data bases
• Veterinary Technician training and curriculum in a certified program
• Animal Science/Veterinary Medical experience/education
• One year of lab/veterinary experience
• General experience with computer software
• Use of computer to enter/generate data in LIMS and Microsoft Office Software

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
• Must be a registered paraprofessional under the authority of the Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners within six months of employment.

How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:

• Resume
• Cover letter
• Contact information for three professional references
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:
$ 16.43 - $ 27.93 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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.

Advertised: Feb 05, 2024

Application Closes: Feb 08, 2024

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