Reporting to the Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), the Associate Director of Environmental Health and Safety works independently, under strict deadlines and changing priorities, to ensure campus compliance with various laws, regulations, standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures where physical, biological, and chemical hazards may be present. This position supports staff, faculty, and others in developing standard operating procedures; maintains and updates employee safety and hygiene manuals; and works to create consistency across plans and procedures.
The Associate Director maintains constructive and positive communications and works with various University campus safety committees, the Institutional Review Board, and various business units to ensure compliance with the Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA/PEOSH), Environmental (EPA/DEP), National Institute of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other Environmental Health and Safety regulations or guidelines. The Associate Director reviews research protocols and activities, conducts periodic inspections of research facilities, and is responsible for reporting significant problems and violations of applicable laboratory safety requirements.
The Associate Director additionally assists the Director with establishing and maintaining efficient business operations within the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Note: Candidates who do not possess a Master’s Degree may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis.