Supervisor of Study Coordination:
Charles River Laboratories

Charles River Laboratories
Spencerville Ohio

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.



The Supervisor of Study Coordination is responsible for supervision of study coordinators to ensure effective performance of the function.  This role may also be required to perform as a study coordinator as needed.   In addition to the supervision of and review of work for assigned employees, the Supervisor is also expected to schedule and prioritize the workload of group members, prepare study-specific protocols and IACUC forms, ensure timely response to Sponsor inquiries, assist with Sponsor site visits, and act as a back-up to the Study Director.  Furthermore, the Supervisor may oversee maintenance of group training manuals and training records, ensure adherence to pertinent regulatory requirements and to departmental policies, practices, and procedures, recommend short-range operating objectives, structure, staffing requirements, and succession plans, and assist in the development of the departmental budget.



  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from four year college or university
  • Experience:  Three or more years of related GLP experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Previous supervisor/leadership experience desired.  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:  Must possess high level of professionalism while interacting with all levels of staff and use sound judgement and diplomacy when communicating sensitive information.  Must have ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting, ability to manage multiple priorities and projects and work under pressure with time constraints as well as meet departmental and company deadlines.  Must have detail-oriented, organizational, writing, and proofreading skills.  Intermediate to advanced word processing or database, spreadsheet experience required.  Must have proven leadership skills.


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

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