Resource Scheduler I:
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
Durham North Carolina

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.




Perform planning, coordination and documentation of resource availability for proposed and active studies. Responsible for generating study schedules using information provided by management and maintaining department calendars as required.  Coordinate with Client Services, Resource Management, Operations, supporting labs, and consultants to ensure accurate scheduling and logistics.
  • Provide tentative start dates for daily proposal volume. Confirm that resources are available to accommodate timelines provided by the Sponsors.
  • Follow through with scheduling studies that are won. Maintain and verify department calendars as wells as changes in Outlook Calendars (e.g.: Path, Veterinary, Technical Operations, Surgery, etc.). 
  • Merge changes into physical calendar for easy viewing of resources in use. Correlate dependant calendars in Outlook as well.
  • Merge and update study calendars to include changes dictated by an authoritative source 
  • (i.e.: Study Directors, supervisors, protocols). Maintain and update physical and electronic calendars, documenting all changes for files.
  • Create and maintain study folders on shared network drive.
  • Update schedule changes for weekly management meeting.
  • Deliver schedules, correspondence, and other forms to Study Directors, supervisors, and other personnel.
  • Attend monthly meetings and training sessions and assist in training new employees as assigned.
  • Interpret study protocols and/or study designs to generate draft calendars. 
  • Revise draft and final calendars as requested by Study Directors.
  • Verify with Project Coordination and others study start and end dates.
  • Schedule board certified consultants for specialty procedures per protocol requirements, as needed. Maintain consultant calendar as needed.
  • Create tentative calendars from Schedule Request Form and/or outline provided by sponsor. 
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.



Education:  High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
Experience:  2-4 years related experience in clerical and/or administrative duties. Experience with records management preferred. Microsoft Project experience preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure:  None.
Other:  Detail oriented. Computer literate with strong data entry skills, and proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.





About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

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