IACUC Administrator

Req ID #:  220821

Washington, DC, US, 20016-8061

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are looking for a IACUC Administrator to join our Insourcing Solutions team for an upcoming contract located in Washington, DC. This is a full-time position, role will be on site a minimum of 20 hours per week; remaining hours may be worked remotely. 

How will you have an impact?
This is the moment to use your talents and imagine those talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. In the IACUC Administrator role you can do that by providing administrative support to the IACUC, all while maintaining the highest of confidentiality. 

Why work at Charles River?
We offer an excellent onboarding program for our new employees, internal career development, and competitive benefits.

What you will do!
In this role, you will provide administrative and clerical support for the functioning of the Institute Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  You will handle secretarial, clerical, organizational and administrative support duties and provide coordination and planning/scheduling of activities. Interact with customers and serve as a point of contact for the IACUC to help solve requests and concerns, answer phones and take detailed messages. Assist in maintaining the calendar for meetings, Semi-Annual site inspections, and AAALAC inspections; in addition, set up appointments and keep a central calendar of key dates for group projects. Assist in coordinating meetings to include preparing agendas, circulating documentation, assigning primary/secondary reviews of new animal use protocols and amendments, attend IACUC meetings, take attendance and meeting notes, write minutes, get them approved and signed, then forward to appropriate offices/individuals.

As the IACUC Administrator you will track protocols, amendments, annual reviews, and provide other reports and services, as well as review for missing items. You will be responsible for sending approval letters to PIs, sending reminders and track compliance of Animal Use Protocols, in addition to tracking and filing all the correspondence between PIs and veterinarians accordingly. Assist with data gathering and completion of annual reports of animal use (USDA, AAALAC, and DoD Data Call); prepares and submits written records, charts, logs, and inventories. You will perform data entry to include word processing (typing minutes, manuscripts, and reports), personnel training and Animal Exposure Surveillance Program. Excel (prepare lists and charts of protocols, personnel, animal facilities/labs and supplies). Finally, organizes, maintains, and protects confidentiality of office files about IACUC activities. 

Who are we looking for?

A candidate that possesses a bachelor’s degree or higher in life sciences; minimum of 5 years of experience working in animal programs supporting veterinary staff or scientists. AALAS certification required.

Vaccine Mandate

This position services client(s) that requires us to ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will require proof of vaccination from all employees servicing client(s) with COVID-19 Vaccination requirements.

About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected]. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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