UWSP Chemical Hygiene Officer The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seeking candidates for Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO). This position is designated to oversee implementation of the UWSP chemical hygiene plan for all departments/units that carry out laboratory operations. The major responsibility for this position is to serve as the UWSP Chemistry Department=92s Chemical Hygiene Officer while providing additional services to other campus units with laboratory functions. The position will also serve as the chair of the UWSP Chemical Hygiene Committee. The goal of the position is continual improvement in laboratory safety, environmental performance, loss control and overall compliance throughout the institution. The primary responsibility includes chemical safety but will also involve environmental, biological, radiation, emergency management and other laboratory safety and compliance aspects. Qualified by training and experience to provide expert technical guidance and direction in the development and implementation of all provisions of an effective laboratory chemical hygiene plan to include overall safety, loss control and environmental performance. Knowledge of OSHA, WI Department of Commerce, WI DNR/EPA Regulations, NFPA Codes, and laboratory specific standards and best practices. Bachelor degree in related field required with Masters or PhD preferred. Additional certifications or advanced training desired. Minimum one year of relevant experience required, preferably at an institution of higher education. Terms of Employment: This is a twelve-month, 80% academic staff position with a probationary towards indefinite appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Wide range of employee benefits. See job announcement at http://www.uwsp.edu/equity/positions/09-10/10-25AS12.aspx for further details. Criminal background check required. To apply, individuals are to send a cover letter of interest, resume/ curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and a list of three references to: Dick Bartosh Chair, CHO Search & Screen Committee University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 101 George Stien Building Stevens Point, WI 54481 Deadline: Screening of applicants will begin on November 20, 2009 and will continue until position is filled. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Names of all final candidates must be revealed according to a court order.
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