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Facilities Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Facilities Specialist
Requisition Number RE33829
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $17.07-27.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing, and pulling of objects potentially over 50 lbs., repetitive motion, 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 (min. 40 hrs/wk), 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.

This position will assist with the management of laboratory buildings, equipment maintenance, and training on specialized confocal microscope.

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

IMPORANT: To be considered for this position you must fully complete the online application being sure to only put one (1) job title for each entry (multiple job titles for one employer must have separate entries), the # of hours worked per week and your ending salary. You will also be required to upload a cover letter and resume.

To view our exceptional benefits, please visit https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Microsoft Suite, especially Outlook, Excel and Word, wet lab equipment, wet lab troubleshooting with lab equipment. Experience with various imaging systems and microscopes, ability to communicate and teach record keeping, and attention to detail. Knowledge of lab equipment, attention to detail, knowledge of biohazard safety. Knowledge of lab space, ability to learn names of researchers and lab staff. Knowledge of lab safety procedures and compliance regulations.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with Confocal microscope preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/25/2022
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.


Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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