The University of California Davis (UC Davis) has selected Harris Search Associates to lead the search for the Executive Director, Research, and Teaching Animal Care Program
UC Davis has selected Harris Search Associates to lead the search for the has selected Harris Search Associates to lead the search for the Executive Director, Research, and Teaching Animal Care Program.
The Executive Director of Animal Care and Research Programs also serves as the Attending Veterinarian, and is responsible for long-range planning, leadership, and oversight of animal care and use at UC Davis. The Executive Director reports to the Vice Chancellor- Research (VC-Research) with an indirect reporting line to the Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor-Finance and Resource Management. The Executive Director manages and strategically harmonizes the distributed operations of over 1 million square feet of animal holding space in 200+ buildings that are overseen by individual vivarium managers with differing financial structures.
The Executive Director leads a Cabinet comprised of a wide range of stakeholders to find solutions that balance multiple and often competing, resource priorities. Supports the University in achieving its academic mission by assuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local animal welfare regulations that govern the use of animals in research and teaching. In close collaboration with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and staff to ensure regulatory matters, animal welfare & research facilitation are balanced with efficient daily operations and long-range academic and facility needs.
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