Site Supervisor

South San Francisco

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At Mispro, we are dedicated to embedding diversity and inclusion into our organizational culture while offering our employees a rewarding career in the biotechnology industry. We offer competitive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, matching 401K, commuter benefits, vacation, sick, personal, and floating holidays), friendly & fun working environments, and opportunities to grow within the company. We are committed to employee knowledge & growth initiatives by offering training and support for certifications that enhance your qualifications in the Laboratory Animal Science field. We hire employees at all skill levels who value teamwork and would like to have a career where you really do make a difference!

Site Supervisor


Mispro Biotech Services is seeking a Site Supervisor for its South San Francisco location. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring daily operation maintenance of the site animal facilities, supervision of animal care staff, and ensuring appropriate animal care to various laboratory animal species in accordance with all institutional, local, and federal regulations.



Major Accountability & Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for daily supervisory oversight, performance, and behaviors of Animal Care and Cage Wash Technician staff performing routine husbandry tasks (daily checks, animal receipt, cage changes, cage wash, sanitation, etc.) of the vivarium (predominantly rodent)
  • Responsible for providing and ensuring optimal vivarium service support to the MISPRO Site Operations in vivo research community
  • Responsible for coordination & documentation of preventative maintenance of the vivarium physical plant
  • Responsible for compliance with all institutional (IACUC, QA), governmental (City of Cambridge, City of New York, City of South Francisco, PHS, USDA) and accrediting (AAALACi) protocols & policies
  • Responsible for management & reporting of site budgetary matters (supplies, daily census, charge-backs)
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining & assuring positive client relations in terms of day-to-day support for science
  • Work closely in support of Business & Site Development Teams to develop & expand local site operations, commission new facilities, and identify/on-board new clients
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and move heavy objects and be able to work from a standing position for prolonged time periods and perform repetitive motion tasks
  • Must be available to support weekend, holiday and after-hour operational responsibilities

Other duties as assigned and required.

Qualifying Candidate Profile

  • 8-12 years (inclusive of 2-5 years prior management/leadership experience is highly desirable) specifically in lab animal facilities
  • Experienced knowledge in lab animal facility operations, technical work, and lab animal equipment and supplies
  • Ability to effectively follow and display verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to display interpersonal skills that are favorable to effective communication across the organization
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with coworkers, research staff, managers, and leadership
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Office


  • High School Diploma is or equivalent required
  • 2 or 4-year degree in basic science, animal science, or veterinary science is required
  • MA, MS, MBA, or other advanced degree in related scientific/business management field highly desirable


  • Generous employer-paid portion for medial & dental for employee and dependent coverage
  • Employer matching 401K plan
  • Generous time off: vacation, holidays, personal days, and floating holidays
  • Sick time
  • Other benefits offered include vision, group and voluntary life/AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital indemnity plans; MetLife Law, and Identify Theft Protection; Commuter benefits through Wage Works; FSA – Medical and Dependent care coverage
  • Tuition and reimbursement
  • Annual Short term incentive/bonus program

Other Information

(Physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.):
  • The ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs. is required
  • The ability to work safely with chemical disinfectants, handle some unpleasant elements and tolerate normal odors/airborne particulate matter of a rodent facility is required
  • The ability to wear protective clothing or equipment is mandatory
  • Rotating weekend and holiday coverage is required; additional weekday overtime work may be required from time to time

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Apply now for a rewarding career with North America's leading vivarium services company!

Site Supervisor

South San Francisco