U of M Position Openings
Classification: Animal Care Professional 2 (8196P2)
Working Title: Dairy Herd Assistant Manager
Location: University of Minnesota, Dairy Teaching and Research Unit, Department of Animal Science
BS degree in animal or dairy science area and two years of dairy cattle management experience or a combination of academic and full year experience in dairy cattle management totaling six years.
Operating knowledge of Microsoft software and basic computer skills.
Experience coordinating animals for university research trials.
Experience in dairy herd health and reproductive programs.
Dairy equipment maintenance experience.
30% Assist in coordinating research trials. Communicate with principal investigators and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to ensure standard operating procedures for cow health and welfare are maintained.
30% Assign, schedule and supervise personnel (Farm Animal Attendants and student employees) to conduct routine management (feeding, breeding, grooming, cleaning facilities) of the dairy herd operation.
20% Oversee herd health programs (vaccination, hoof health and reproductive programs) and maintaining electronic herd health records.
15% Maintenance of the dairy operation’s equipment including milking equipment, farm machinery, and dairy barn equipment.
5% Additional duties include stockmanship of the U of MN beef barn located on the St. Paul campus and interaction with visitors to the dairy farm including; undergraduate students, tour groups, dairy industry representatives and research sponsors.
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