Facilities Specialist

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Facilities Specialist

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Lexington, KY

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1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Lifting, pushing, and pulling of objects potentially over 50 lbs., sitting for long periods of time at times, and extensive walking between buildings and across campus to assist faculty and staff, the administrative office, and the Director.


Days, potential overtime if needed to maintain freezers during off times, etc. (rare).

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center seeks a Facilities Specialist to assist with the management of laboratory buildings, equipment maintenance, and training on specialized confocal microscope and Aperio Scanscope equipment.

The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of laboratory safety, standard laboratory equipment, laboratory animal handling, and University of Kentucky space and property inventory procedures.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Microsoft Suite, especially Outlook, Excel and Word.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree plus two or more years related experience 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: 3/6/2021
Application Due: 3/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time