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CUNY College Laboratory Technician (CLT) - Restorative Dentistry in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: College Laboratory Technician (CLT) - Restorative Dentistry

Job ID: 20597

Location: NYC College of Technology

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.

  • Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories

  • Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials

  • Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards

  • Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities

  • Manages equipment and materials inventories.

Job Title Name: College Laboratory Technician

CONTRACT TITLE

College Laboratory Technician

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at New York City College of Technology invites applications for a full time College Laboratory Technician (CLT) position focusing on dental laboratory technology to begin during the Fall 2019 semester. The Restorative Dentistry department has a full-time faculty of six, with eleven part-time faculty members, four adjunct CLTs and one administrative assistant. It offers an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) in Dental Laboratory Technology. Restorative Dentistry program at NYCCT is accredited by Commission On Dental Accreditation (CODA).

The successful College Laboratory Technician (CLT) candidate will be expected to set up, maintain, and organize the department’s laboratories, as well as purchase, receive, and manage the inventory of equipment and supplies for all offered courses. The CLT will provide support to the teaching faculty and adjunct CLTs under the direction of the Department Chair. The CLT is expected to collaborate as a member of a team, exert cooperative effort, and exhibit a collaborative and helpful attitude.

  • Ensure set up, maintenance and organization of department laboratories

  • Assist faculty with setting up learning exercises, and with use of equipment and materials in laboratories

  • Maintain safety and hygiene standards

  • Coordinate OSHA and Infection control compliance program

  • Assist with budget preparation for equipment and supplies

  • Contact vendors for price quotes. Input purchase requests

  • Attend trade shows

  • Coordinate schedule for adjunct CLTs

  • Weekend or evening hours may be required, as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma with a minimum of four years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An associate degree in Dental Laboratory Technology

  • Recent experience working in a dental laboratory

  • Knowledge of all phases in each of the specialties of dental technology

  • Experience in evaluating dental materials

  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance for laboratory equipment

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to:

  • Set up, maintain, and organize dental laboratories

  • Operate current dental laboratory equipment

  • Utilize dental materials currently used in all specialty areas

  • Read and comprehend Instructional manuals

  • Lift materials and equipment up to fifty pounds

  • Employ good verbal and written communication skills

  • Use Microsoft office programs

Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of various elements of dental laboratory technology including but not limited to health and safety requirements, various processing techniques, working of laboratory equipment, understanding of materials used in the program, technical proficiency in dental CAD/CAM systems, and the ability to develop relationships with vendors and attend trade shows. Computer skills include MS Word, Excel and training in inventory control software.

In filling this position, the department seeks leadership potential and skills needed to play a role in a growing dental laboratory technology program.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV/resume and letters of recommendations.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after June 10, 2019.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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