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Resources & Logistics Project Manager

Hiring Organization:
Oregon National Primate Research Center

Date Posted:

Position Description:
The Project Manager position is within the Resources & Logistics Unit of the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM). This position is located at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC), which is a center at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). This position directs the Resources & Logistics staff, and is the project manager for programs related to nonhuman primate (NHP) usage at the ONPRC, including animal housing and space, animal selection and allocation for assignment and breeding, and logistics of animal relocations. This position is responsible for the oversight of short and long term NHP utilization and planning, including NHPs for research assignment; NHP project housing needs; and future stability of colony. Responsible for determining housing locations and space utilization, and coordinating all animal transfers and movements. Responsible for informing and communicating resource use and planning with relevant stakeholders, including division heads and ONPRC administration. With support, develops statistical and visual representations of NHP usage and projections for research and colony management. Responsible for ensuring proper communication between units on all issues related to animal utilization at the ONPRC. Responsible for development, oversight, and assistance in the completion of independent research for the Resources & Logistics support staff. Provides managerial oversight of staff members, including hiring, disciplinary actions (up to and including termination of employment), evaluation, training, promotion, and general management of personnel issues in the Resources & Logistics Unit.

- Bachelor's degree in animal science or related field.
- Two years of Project Management experience in a research environment; three years of experience in biomedical research, captive animal care/management, and experience gathering, compiling, analyzing, and reporting of research information and statistical data, and 1 year of supervisory/lead responsibilities OR an equivalent combination of training and experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment
- Effective organization abilities, advanced interpersonal skills for professional and effective communication with investigators and staff
- Ability to operate effectively while meeting multiple deadlines and completing projects simultaneously
- Proven ability to link projects and identify project interdependencies
- Ensure compliance with contract terms, all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures
- Advanced proficiency with Excel, Word, SQL Server 2008
- Understanding of information and software systems
- Advance knowledge of relational databases
- Understanding of statistical measures used for breeding and disease surveillance
- A valid Driver's License and the ability to drive DCM/ONPRC vehicles on and off campus
- Able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds
- Able to move freely and quickly between various buildings/research labs, offices, and animal housing areas to communicate with relevant staff, as well as perform animal husbandry tasks
- Ability to stoop, bend, reach and stretch to access file cabinets and storage units
- Visual skills
- Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

- Master of Agricultural Economics, MBA in Agriculture, or degree in related field
- Two years experience directly related to management of an NHP breeding colony in a lab animal setting
- Two years experience in administration or oversight of an on-going project or program which included using project management software
- Understanding of NHP behavior, NHP breeding colony management, epidemiology and computer modeling
- Project Management Certification or equivalent

Applications must be submitted online through the OHSU Jobs Search website at (Requisition ID 2019-2817)

Contact Information:
Daniel Gottlieb
Oregon National Primate Research Center
Beaverton, OR 97006


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