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CUNY Environmental Health and Safety Director in New York, New York

Job Title: Environmental Health and Safety Director

Job ID: 22135

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

Hunter College invites applications for a Director of Environmental Health & Safety. In addition to CUNY Title Overview, the Director of Environmental Health & Safety will report to the Vice President for Administration to perform the following duties:

  • Oversees all campus health and safety operations including academic and research lab safety and compliance as well as general staff health and safety compliance.

  • Maintains compliance with all OSHA, EPA, NFPA, and New York State and City regulatory Careers Job Search guidelines.

  • Ensures all required reporting is submitted to maintain compliance.

  • Develops and implements safety training for the campus community.

  • Ensures compliance with FDNY regulations for laboratory safety only.

  • Establishes environmental health and safety protocols to minimize risks.

  • Oversees inspections of all facilities, including research and teaching laboratories, to ensure safe operating conditions

  • Manages biological, chemical, and radioactive waste disposal programs

  • Provides for appropriate faculty, staff, and student training programs and communications

  • Selects and implements techniques for identifying hazards, assessing risks, and conducting investigations

  • Facilitates faculty and administration participation in projects with environmental health and safety implications

  • Plans and formulates environmental health and safety policies and coordinates efforts with University- wide programs and policies

  • Responds to environmental health and safety complaints.

  • Collaborates with all members of the College and University communities regarding environmental health and safety matters and attends weekly Vice President for Administration leadership team meetings.

  • Maintains all required facility records, including daily inspection logs, health records, and protocols, in computer databases and paper files.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience is required. An advanced degree in environmental science, risk management, industrial hygiene, chemistry, or related engineering, public or business management discipline is preferred. Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NFPA, New York State and City regulations, and a familiarity with current applicable standards and procedures is required.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Manages and provides leadership in academic and administrative operations regarding environmental health and safety; supervises the application and enforcement of all federal, state, and local environmental health and safety regulations, and other University policies.

  • Establishes environmental health and safety protocols to minimize risks

  • Oversees inspections of all facilities, including research and teaching laboratories, to ensure safe operating conditions

  • Manages biological, chemical, and radioactive waste disposal programs

  • Provides for appropriate faculty, staff, and student training programs and communications

  • Selects and implements techniques for identifying hazards, assessing risks, and conducting investigations

  • Facilitates faculty and administration participation in projects with environmental health and safety implications

  • Plans and formulates environmental health and safety policies and coordinates efforts with University-wide programs and policies

  • Responds to environmental health and safety complaints

  • Maintains records of, and reports, required information related to environmental health and safety matters

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Environmental Health and Safety Director

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Officer

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial

well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive

retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous

paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our

campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the

greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

CLOSING DATE

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on January 4, 2020. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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