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INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PROGRAM (IHP) SENIOR OFFICER, Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS), to serve in a leadership role and provide expert advice to support Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health and safety laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices; and assist with managing the Industrial Hygiene Program. Will function as an integral member of a multidisciplinary EHS office, providing advice on research and operations, building projects, and experiments relative to safety concerns. Responsibilities include supervising the development and training of EHS officers, assistant officers, technicians, and programs; leading the EHS Program in the associate director’s absence; advising Institute leadership, department heads, faculty, staff, and students on EHS matters; acting as the lead contact for IHP matters; conducting risk assessments and experimental reviews of active research projects; conducting noise surveys and indoor air quality investigations; developing new and/or revising existing trainings; performing ergonomic assessments and group trainings; assisting with shipping of hazardous chemicals/batteries; managing the Beryllium Program and Reproductive Hazards Program; assessing laboratory design and renovation plans; and performing other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) credential; seven years’ relevant experience in EHS programs and ability to recognize, evaluate, and control hazardous materials and processes; expertise in EHS with knowledge of industrial hygiene; working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations; evidence of leadership and ability to develop and implement EHS programs within the workplace; excellent oral and written communication skills; and basic computer and database skills. PREFERRED: master’s degree and evidence of recognition of expertise, e.g., publications in peer-reviewed journals or invitations to participate in conferences or serve on federal/state advisory committees. Job #22265-10
This position calls for participation in an off-hours, on-call rotation to respond to campus emergencies.