|  Home  |  Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum  |  Hospital  |  Foundation  |

  Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum CV Bank Opportunities  
CV Bank — Human Resources
Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 3/6/2020

Reference Number: 000001295
Posted Date: 2/14/2020
Closing Date: 3/6/2020

Department: TCP
Position: Training Coordinator

POSITION TITLE  Training Coordinator
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Regular Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Compliance Support Veterinarian


The Centre for Phenogenomics (TCP) is a state-of-the-art research centre enabling groundbreaking research and discovery with the goal of advancing human health.  We are the largest Centre in Canada, brought about through an innovative scientific collaboration among preeminent research hospitals including Mount Sinai Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children. The TCP is a globally acclaimed Canadian resource that serves researchers throughout the world.  Located in the heart of Toronto’s Discovery District, the TCP pools functional expertise and resources under one roof, all to enable the best science, supported by the best infrastructure.  Our ability to generate, hold, analyze, archive and distribute a critical mass of genetically engineered mice is unique.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 

TCP has an opening for one (1) permanent full-time Training Coordinator to start in March 2020.  Reporting to the Compliance Support Veterinarian and as a key member of the Facility Operations Team, the incumbent will be responsible for training and attainment of competence for all research personnel involved in the care and use of animals in science.  The Training Coordinator will work with senior veterinary staff and management to ensure the TCP training program meets the needs of animal users and aligns with provincial regulations, national standards and guidelines and institutional policies.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Supervisors with personnel training as required; assisting with the development and implementation of on-line training modules, in class training and all hands-on training; development of new training modules, presentations and hand-outs; updating training program as required to reflect all changes in regulatory requirements and institutional SOPs and policies; conducting weekly training sessions, assessing course-specific proficiency and surgical skills; assisting with tracking and documentation of training and competency levels of each trainee; working with a specialized colony management database.

Other responsibilities include: working cooperatively with scientific staff and fellow team members; maintaining detailed records.  The work is conducted in a highly regulated environment according to standard operating procedures.



The successful candidate must be a graduate of a CVMA or OAVT-accredited Veterinary Technician program or university degree in biological sciences combined with relevant experience in laboratory animal science. CALAS certification at RLAT or RMLAT level is required.  Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a research setting with proficient laboratory animal science skills and surgical abilities with rodents.  Strong knowledge of CCAC guidelines, OMAFRA regulations Canadian Biosafety Guidelines and Global Harmonized System (WHMIS) is required.  Prior experience in a supervisory or training role in laboratory animal science along with knowledge in adult learning theory and teaching principles is an asset.  Applicants require excellent communication skills (both written & verbal), a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal & organizational skills and be able to maintain a professional attitude an maintain high standards to detail.

Upon employment the incumbent must be able to obtain a criminal record check clearance letter from Toronto Police Services.


Posting open until March 6th, 2020. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online
Contact Fax: Online


Returning Applicants?
Just a reminder — this Website requires that you sign-on to fill out application forms and to upload files. The sign-on link is located in the top-right corner of this page.
New Applicants?
If you are new to this Website and do not have an ID, the sign-on script will allow you to create one — just click the sign-on link located in the top-right corner of this page and follow the on-screen instructions; or click the link here directly to create a User ID.