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Lab Administrator- Rabies Mailroom

Apply now Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 517234
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 07B


About This Role:

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Laboratory Administrator. The primary duties of this position will be as a supervisor in the Mailroom and Sample accessioning area of the Rabies Laboratory. This essential position within KSVDL exists to serve the needs of both the clientele of and testing teams in the Rabies Laboratory in regard to overseeing package intake into the laboratory, accessioning, and sample referrals. This position will oversee all serology submissions and may also be involved in special projects dealing with client-oriented tasks pertaining to samples and process improvements. This position will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining inventory in the mailroom and accessioning area. Some flexibility may be required regarding work hours at selected/occasional times. 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Biology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or related study at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Competent computer skills including word processing, databases, spreadsheets and data entry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills needed to work as a team member[CL1] .
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organization, and troubleshooting/critical thinking skills.
  • Greater than 2 years of management and supervisory experience.
  • General experience with computer databases and experience using LIMS systems.
  • Use of a computer to enter/generate data in LIMS and Microsoft Office Software.
  • Knowledge of clinical specimens/testing and medical data bases as documented in the application materials.
  • Experience or education in a health-related or animal science field.
  • Knowledge of CLIA requirements.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$20.83 - $35.72 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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