IBC Administrative Professional I

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Job Title:

IBC Administrative Professional I

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Department Name:

3HE20:Biological Safety

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

0 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Lifting, pushing, pulling objects up to 50 pounds, sitting at a computer work station for the majority of the day, contact with animals, animal facilities, entry into areas where human pathogens are manipulated.


Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Job Summary:

This position supports the function of the Institutional Biosafety Committee at UK and the mission of the Department of Biological Safety to ensure research safety in work with biohazards on the UK campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors, as well as compliance with all applicable statutes and regulations relating to biohazardous research safety. Provide research biohazard safety subject matter expertise to investigators and administrators relative to NIH, BMBL, & other pertinent regulatory agencies. Review IBC committee protocols and other research related documents to address hazard usage and safety concerns. Conduct audits of research facilities.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Scientific literature search and review, Computer skills including MS Office, email, and function specific databases. Strong organizational skills. Verbal and written communication skills including generation and maintenance of regulatory compliance documentation.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Work experience in research lab or compliance/biosafety.

Driver’s license preferred.

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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.




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Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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