Facilities Supervisor 3

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Comparative Medicine
Full/Part Time:


The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania invites applications for the position of Animal Care Supervisor for its Animal Resource Program (ARP). The Penn State ARP seeks an energetic and responsible individual to provide oversight for the daily work of approximately 18 care staff. Responsibilities include working closely with the ARP Manager to coach, train and lead the care staff. Additional responsibilities include providing facility orientation and training to research staff; coordinating space assignment and needs for specific research projects; recruitment of animal care staff; equipment and supply purchases; and record keeping. The Animal Care Supervisor reports directly to the ARP Manager. The Penn State Hershey ARP provides a variety of services including management of all laboratory animal space, centralized animal purchasing, daily animal care, and veterinary medical and research support. The Penn State College of Medicine has an AAALAC-accredited animal program with 72,000 nsf of animal facilities and a daily census of approximately 14,000 – 15,000 animals. Species include rodents, rabbits, ruminants, swine, and zebrafish. Areas of research include medical device development, cancer, neuroscience, inflammatory bowel disease, immunology, diabetes, and other disciplines. The Penn State College of Medicine is located in Hershey, in south-central Pennsylvania. The surrounding area offers many opportunities for sports, recreation and cultural events and provides easy access to the major metropolitan areas of Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York and Washington, D.C. Hershey and the surrounding communities offer excellent school systems and are ideal for young families. . A working knowledge of state and federal regulations as pertinent to animal research is preferred. AALAS certification is expected within 1 year of hire. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have a good team work ethic, and have good communication and leadership skills and basic computer skills. The position will be open until filled. Electronically submit a cover letter, salary requirements and resume . For further information, please contact Ms. Penny Devlin, Manager, Animal Resource Program. email: pdevlin@pennstatehealth.psu.edu Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A bachelor’s degree in Leadership, Business, Animal Science, Biology, Veterinary Technology or other related fields of study and a minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience 2 years’ experience working with laboratory animals is preferred

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088