Veterinary Technician I
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Call Centre and Customer Service

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Job Info

The Office of Animal Resources at the University of Iowa is seeking a Veterinary Technician. Under general supervision, provides care for ill and injured animals used in a research setting. May perform veterinary care, animal husbandry, and basic technical skills. Provides assistance to Veterinarians and investigative staff in their treatment of animals, teaching, or research functions. Position operates within standard guidelines and alternatives that are known, and any deviation from such requires prior approval. Staff will work a rotating on-call schedule and holidays.

Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Tuesday-Saturday, days off are Sunday and Monday

Work Location: Multiple Sites

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:

About the Office of Animal Resources
The University of Iowa provides a centralized animal care program through the Office of Animal Resources which reports to the Vice President for Research. The program includes animal housing facilities in the Colleges of Medicine, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Public Health. Additional sites affiliated with this program are the State Hygienic Laboratory in Ankeny, IA, the Iowa Raptor Project located near Lake MacBride, and the Lakeside Laboratory located near Lake Okoboji in Western Iowa.

The Office of Animal Resources (OAR) provides the expertise, care, and resources necessary for the maintenance of research animals. The OAR's mission is preservation of the University's animal research privilege and maintenance of a quality animal care and use program.


Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in a veterinary technology program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) or the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), and
  • Registered, licensed, or certified as a veterinary technician within one year of the start date.

Special Qualification/Certification Requirement
  • Possession of a valid state or commercial driver's license, and the ability to meet University Fleet Safety Standards.

Position and Application Details and Instructions:
Include your driver's license information under the Experience & Credentials section, as a license.

Applicants are invited to upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission, if they would like them included for consideration:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Contact: VPR Talent (

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Veterinary Technician I
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus
  • Pay Level: 10
Contact Information
  • Organization: Research/Hygienics Lab
  • Contact Name: VPR Talent
  • Contact Email:

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