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Assistant Meat Lab Manager

Agriculture / Life Science

Blacksburg

Assistant Meat Lab Manager

  • 524156
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • School of Animal Sciences
  • Agriculture / Life Science
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The successful candidate will be part of a meat science research team and contribute significant efforts to activities in the Virginia Tech Meat Science Research and Teaching Center. Assistant Meat Laboratory Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to: animal harvesting, carcass fabrication, meat processing and retail sale of product produced in the facility. The successful candidate will need to create and maintain effective HACCP protocols, control inventory and manage student employees. Organizing and coordinating special activities and classes in the meat science laboratory are mandatory. The successful candidate will be involved with all aspects of a working meats facility. The candidate will be required to supervise student employees.

Required Qualifications

HS Diploma, extensive experience with meat animal harvesting, fabrication, meat processing procedures in an inspected facility.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in poultry processing is desirable.

Pay Band

4

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

01/15/2023

Additional Information

Deadline for applications is January 15, 2023 or until position is filled. Applicants are highly encouraged to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references (names, addresses, phone numbers & email addresses). 

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Dan Eversole at deversol@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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