Animal Services Manager

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • Sep 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Animal Services Manager with proven leadership skills to join our team. The Animal Services Manager reports to, and works closely with, the Director of Animal Services and has a team of up to 12- 15 animal facility staff reporting to them across facilities on the Kensington and Randwick campuses.

The Animal Services Unit has an overall objective and responsibility to deliver the highest standards of animal welfare and ethical conduct under conditions of best practice and regulatory compliance while meeting the needs of UNSW researchers.

In this role you would oversee the daily efficient operations of research facilities dealing with laboratory animals and coordinate workflow to ensure the research laboratory, equipment and animals are safely and efficiently managed in accordance with current legislation and the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes.


Skills and Experience

To apply: If supporting research excellence at UNSW is of interest to you, please submit your CV, and Cover Letter responding to Skills and Experience required via the APPLY button.

Position Description

Benefits and Culture:

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to UNSW benefits including:

Flexible working

Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period

Access to lifelong learning and career development

Progressive HR practices

Discounts and entitlements


For further information about this role please contact

Karen Brennan

Director of Animal Services

E: [email protected]

For all other enquires please contact

Amy Denney

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

e: [email protected]

Applications close: 11.55 Monday 3rd October

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

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