Student Assistant II – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on December 3, 2021
Classification: Student Assistant II
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Animal Care Assistant
Department: Biology
Wage or Salary: $11.95/hr
Hours of Work: 2-7 hours per week
Start Date: January 8, 2022
Number of Positions available: 2
Length of Appointment: Until April 26, 2022
Date Issued: November 16, 2021

Duties:
Daily checks of the animals during weekends and holidays, including feeding, cage changes, health checks, water quality testing, facility maintenance and other related duties.

Qualifications/Experience:
Preference is given to a current Brandon University student. Prior knowledge of animal care ethics and animal husbandry is required(fish and mammals).

To Apply:
Interested applicants should contact Linda Krieser (krieser@brandonu.ca) directly, and submit a brief cover letter and c.v.demonstrating their academic/research experience.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.