HAWC Canine Behavior Research Coordinator - NYC (Manhattan) - Temporary

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number S390P
Job Position Title HAWC Canine Behavior Research Coordinator - NYC (Manhattan) - Temporary
Department Psychology
Immediate Supervisor Title Assistant Professor
FLSA Non-exempt
Grade None
Union Non-Union
Status Part-time
Total Number of Authorized Work Hours per Week 10
Total Number of Authorized Work Weeks per Year 30
Advertised Rate of Pay $9.00 per hour
Position Summary

Monmouth University is seeking applications for a HAWC Canine Behavior Research Coordinator – New York City (Manhattan) in the Psychology department.

Travel to an approved research site (open-admission animal shelter) in Manhattan (Upper East Side) on two separate days per week. While at the shelter, assist with one or more of the following duties: collecting, storing, and/or shipping of saliva samples from adoptable shelter dogs, collecting video footage of in-kennel behavior of adoptable shelter dogs, assisting with exercising/walking dogs, assisting with observing playgroups, assisting with checking surveillance equipment, and assisting shelter volunteer and staff with enrichment implementation and documentation. Work closely with shelter staff and volunteers and with research staff and volunteers in Monmouth University’s Human-Animal Wellness Collaboratory (HAWC).

Interested parties must apply on-line at http://jobs.monmouth.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This project begins October 1, 2017 and ends on April 30, 2018.

Required Skills or Software Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience
Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications
Other Requirements

Two years of college-level course work in Psychology, Animal Behavior, or Biology. Experience working with domestic dogs. Ability to work in a shelter environment and handle dogs.

Complete training required by the Monmouth University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) prior to working hands-on with any animals. Ability to find transportation to the shelter.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Animal Behavior, Biology or related field. Experience working with animals in a research setting. Experience working with dogs in a shelter, daycare, or laboratory setting. Experience collecting salivary cortisol or other biological samples.

Posting Date 09/05/2017
Closing Date

Job Duties

Job Duties

Duty

Travel to an approved research site (open-admission animal shelter) in Manhattan (Upper East Side) on two separate days per week. While at the shelter, assist with one or more of the following duties: collecting, storing, and/or shipping of saliva samples from adoptable shelter dogs, collecting video footage of in-kennel behavior of adoptable shelter dogs, assisting with exercising/walking dogs, assisting with observing playgroups, assisting with checking surveillance equipment, and assisting shelter volunteer and staff with enrichment implementation and documentation. Work closely with shelter staff and volunteers and with research staff and volunteers in Monmouth University’s Human-Animal Wellness Collaboratory (HAWC).

Regular or Occasional Regular

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have two years of college-level course work in Psychology, Animal Behavior, or Biology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience working with domestic dogs?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the ability to work in a shelter environment and handle dogs?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Where did you hear about this job opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Professional References

Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply for this position no later than the closing date.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.