Employment Opportunities at LPH

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Training & Exercise Coordinator - Columbia, SC

Job ID: 105632

Location: Livestock/Poultry/Health

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Writes, updates and revises plans, rules and regulations for Livestock Poultry Health (LPH) in consultation with Animal Health Programs (AHP) veterinarians for approval by the State Veterinarian and submission as appropriate. Prepares reports, Standard Operating Procedures, implementation/outreach plans. Proposes and directs exercises designed to test the validity of the plans and LPH readiness. Performs other duties as assigned. 


35% - Essential - Identify potential gaps in LPH staff training in animal disease and traceability readiness, soundness, and response plans.  Work with subject matter experts to develop training to address gaps as prioritized by the Director.  In alignment with agency priorities, propose drills and exercises to test readiness and soundness of plans in LPH such as avian influenza, mass depopulation, and secure food supply plans.  Develop and facilitate drills and exercises upon approval.

20% - Essential - Support the creation and revisions of plans used by Animal Health Programs by working closely with the subject matter experts to facilitate the development of necessary documents for animal disease response and animal disease traceability.  Participate in development and achievement of short and long-term goals for projects. Responsible for organization and management of Animal Health Program inventories of essential tools, equipment, and supplies.

20% - Essential - Support LPH's role in the State Emergency Response Team by serving on the ESF-17 team and serve as one of LPH support staff for ESF-6.  Participate in trainings and exercises for ESF-17, ESF-6, and the SERT as directed by the AHP Emergency Preparedness Veterinarian.  Prepare training, drills, exercises, and resources for the ESF-17 team members, LPH's ESF-6 support staff members, and other agencies and stakeholders as directed by the Emergency Preparedness Veterinarian.

15% - Essential - Coordinate preparation of newsletters and outreach materials as needed. Interact with stakeholders as needed and perform other duties as assigned.  Participate with the AHP staff during an animal disease response or other LPH emergency responsibilities that may extend beyond routine schedule and activities.

10% - Essential - As directed by the Director, coordinate review of LPH regulations by AHP's subject matter experts and facilitate revisions and new regulations drafted by subject matter experts. Coordinate with General Counsel's Office during regulatory processes as directed. Participate in preparation and submission of LPH accountability reports required by the University.


Education -  Bachelor's Degree with an Animal background, experience and skills in formal writing; 

Work Exp - 1+ years; 

Licenses - Drivers License Class D normal 


Education -  Master's Degree;

Work Exp - Working in an animal field (e.g. animal science, biology/zoology, veterinary medicine), working in teams, drafting formal documents/letters/articles, emergency management related to animals/food/agriculture/mass care.


Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.


   5% - Stand for prolonged period
  75% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
  50% - Walk or move about
   5% - Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
   5% - Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
  10% - Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
  75% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
   5% - Recognize or inspect visually
   5% - Move, transport, raise or lower
   5% - Extends hands or arms in any direction
  75% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision


   5% - Exposure to dust/fumes
   5% - Wet or humid
   5% - Noise
   5% - Overnight Travel


Standard Hrs: 37.5;  Expected Salary Range: ($ 47,000.00 - $ 55,000.00)


Columbia, SC


May 26, 2021


Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.