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Job ID: 196356

Facilities Planning and Management Assistant
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 7, 2022
Title Facilities Planning and Management Assistant
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Clinics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (SDM) is seeking a Facilities Planning and Management Assistant. As a teaching facility, we offer our dental students the opportunity to work closely with patients of all ages. In addition, we are a safety net for the Buffalo-Niagara region, providing dental care for thousands of people each year throughout the community.

The Facilities Planning and Management Assistant will be expected to:
    • Assist the Facilities Planning and Management Associate (FPMA) in maintenance of dental equipment, including the preventative maintenance program
    • Serve as a training assistant
    • Travel to offsite clinic locations
    • Act as a liaison between the SDM, UB Facilities and other individuals
    • Serve as an SDM liaison for NYSDOH Article 28 facility requirements
    • Make recommendations regarding judicial implementation of SDM Facilities Master Plan
    • Assist the Facilities Planning and Management Officer and FPMA in the coordination of general facility operation and support
    • Monitor regulatory developments as it applies to Clinical Operations


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

  • Associate Degree required. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the degree.
  • 2 years of experience of directly related experience, preferably in a clinical setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with A-Dec, KaVo and Sirona dental equipment

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs when serving as backup to classified Service & Repair Mechanic (Laboratory)
  • Must be able to bend and have flexibility to maneuver and perform repairs in tight quarters

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