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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Identification Services Technician 1

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

Applies technical skills and knowledge to perform a wide range of duties relating to front desk service operations; responsible for processing identification and security related tasks.

Essential Functions

  • Create ID badges, take pictures and print badges for all Students, Faculty/Staff, Affiliates, and others. Troubleshoot badge issues (badge not granting access or other functions). Perform preventative maintenance and cleaning of badge printers; perform off-site badging at various orientations. Grant and revoke card access per requests from authorized personnel. Update access control database.
  • Administer the IRIS scan system including IRIS Scan enrollment, IRIS card activation and deactivation.  Schedule locking and unlocking of electronic doors. Run access reports. 
  • Manage key distribution and return; update key database and order keys; provide user assistance to customers ordering keys.  Manage the University’s lost and found, i.e. contact property owners, data enter property into records database, and perform lost property inventory.
  • Perform WebCheck background checks for UC students, employees, and the general public for various programs, licensures, employment, temporary workers, etc. Perform rolled prints on fingerprint cards. Coordinate background billing forms for the business office. Run BMV checks; check UC Police records for FBI Investigators. Perform extended background checks for high security access.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Must pass background investigation and polygraph examination. 
  • No criminal record.
  • Must have a current valid state operator’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • Must be 18 years of age.

Required Experience

Must have at least one (1) year of relevant work experience.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Crawling - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 69406 


Identification Services Technician 1

Date:  Oct 24, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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