Dosimetry Program Technician

Job description

The Dosimetry Program Technician will provide the critical operations needed for the UK Radiation Safety Office (RSO) dosimetry program as required by State and Federal regulation in order to allow the university to acquire and use radioactive material and ionizing radiation producing devices. They will also provide complete assistant coverage for the Radiation Safety office staff duties as needed. Responsibilities include the receipt and distribution of dosimetry devices both monthly and quarterly as indicated by departments (over 10,000 devices annually); the collection and shipment of dosimetry to the processor; the notification and instruction to workers and supervisors of documented exposures (monthly or quarterly depending on dosimetry and annually for all monitored personnel); the monthly review that determine and generate ALARA letters for required personnel and report to the RSO; and assist as departmental receptionist answering calls and routing appropriately.

Job Title
Dosimetry Program Technician

Requisition Number

Working Title
Dosimetry Technician

Department Name
3HE50:Radiation Safety

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time; long times viewing computer screen; and light lifting (25lbs).


Day; 40 hours/week; Monday-Friday; and 8:00 am-5:00 pm.


Windows, Word, Excel, and PDF files.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

AS degree and Radiation Dosimetry Experience; and Driver's license are preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which best describes you experience in dosimetry?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Which best describes you experience in radiation safety?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Job No:
Posted: 12/15/2018
Application Due: 2/13/2019
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