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Infection Control & Safety Manager
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 1, 2024
Title Infection Control & Safety Manager
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Compliance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Health Services

Position Summary

The School of Dental Medicine is seeking an Infection Control and Safety Manager to develop and execute an annual SDM Infection Control plan to support its Infection Control policies and procedures. Under the supervision and direction of the Compliance Officer, the incumbent’s primary responsibilities are as follows:

    • Keep abreast of clinical infection control requirements for an Article 28 facility and plan for the implementation of protocols to meet and adhere to regulations
    • Monitor and document adherence to Infection Control and safety protocols with inspections, reporting, coordinating remediation and implementation of sanctions
    • Serve as an educator and conduct required annual trainings for students, faculty and staff
    • Serve as Chair for the Infection and Hazard Control committee and Code 5 (emergency response) committee, and participate on SDM’s Quality Assurance committee
    • Serve as SDM liaison to UB’s Environmental Health and Safety department for infection control and safety


This position is expected to maintain the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct and work with School leaders to develop priorities, document adherence, and develop solutions that best support the School of Dental Medicine in the fulfillment of its mission.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience in clinical setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in a dental clinic setting, with experience in Infection Control.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop, lead, train and share knowledge with faculty and staff.

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