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Laboratory Client Services Assistant (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory)

Apply now Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 508818
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 04B

About this Role:

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) is seeking applicants for a Laboratory Client Services Assistant. This essential position within KSVDL exists to serve the needs of clientele/stakeholders (clients, faculty, residents, students, coworkers) in regards to sample reception, accessioning, and sample referrals. This position will oversee all USDA/NAHLN submissions and may also be involved in special projects dealing with client-oriented tasks pertaining to samples. This position will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining inventory in the Client Services area. Some flexibility may be required regarding work hours at selected/occasional times.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • The primary task will be to receive and accession samples arriving at the KSVDL for diagnosis testing. This may include logging in of packages, opening/reviewing submissions, entering all samples into the laboratory information management system and data entry of all sample submission paperwork information into the laboratory information management system. All of these tasks are expected to be completed in accordance with QA/QC procedures with the intent of adhering to AAVLD accreditation guidelines.
  • Additional duties will include processing of all outgoing referral testing and occasionally outgoing packages from KSVDL and DMP laboratories.
  • Other tasks that may be performed could include training of student employees, filing, or assistance with creating purchase orders.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of veterinary laboratory sample handling/accessioning
  • General experience with computer software and experience using LIMS systems
  • Use of a computer to enter/generate data in UVIS and Microsoft Office Software
  • Knowledge of clinical specimens/testing and medical data bases as documented in the application materials
  • Animal Science/Veterinary Medical experience/education

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references 

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$ 13.47 - $ 22.89 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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