1382 - Laboratory Tech I

Posting Description: Specific responsibilities may include: * Assisting in the management of the Simulation Clinic and Technique Lab by assisting the undergraduate and international students in all areas of the lab. * Overseeing the students that are using the lab equipment, instruments and materials properly, and be a resource when students have questions regarding dental lab procedures. * Prioritizing and organizing the flow of the Simulation Lab to meet the needs of the students. * Drafting procedures manuals for use by the students when using the Simulation Clinic and Technique Lab. * Monitoring students who are lab monitors working in the Simulation clinic and Technique Lab. * Ordering and maintaining supplies on a day-to-day basis needed for operation of the laboratory. * Monitoring the receipt and unpacking of shipments, correctness of orders, maintaining of inventory and shelf life of all instruments. * Interacting with outside vendors regarding purchase and refurbishment of items in the program.
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.
University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years of dental laboratory experience.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Education which provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required experience may substitute for the experience on a year-for-year basis.
Colorado law requires that candidates for state government jobs be residents of Colorado at the time of application.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES * Knowledge of current dental terminology, materials, tools and instruments. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Exceptional time management skills. * Ability to multi-task and manage multiple work requests. * Excellent customer service skills. * Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build rapport with customers and colleagues.

Desired Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Certified Dental Technician. * Experience cleaning and maintaining laboratories and lab equipment. * Experience utilizing electronic software, such as MS Word and Excel, to draft, edit, and update procedure manuals. * Experience purchasing, tracking and maintaining lab supplies and equipment * Experience providing assistance to lab staff, faculty and students within a higher education and/or medical education environment

Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus