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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Job opening: Goerge Mason Univ Director of Laboratory Safety & Environmental Compliance
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:59:38 -0500
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From: Julie Zobel [mailto:jzobel**At_Symbol_Here**]
Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2013 1:06 PM
Subject: GMU Director of LSEC

The Director of Laboratory Safety & Environmental Compliance position we discussed is posted on the website (\). The "for full consideration date" is January 6th.

Director of Laboratory Safety and Environmental Compliance

The George Mason University, Environmental Health and Safety Office is seeking a Director of Laboratory Safety and Environmental Compliance to oversee and manage comprehensive programs in biosafety (BSL-2, BSL-3), chemical safety, radiation safety (e.g., radioactive materials, x-ray-producing instruments), laser safety, high magnetic field safety (NMR, MRI), and environmental compliance.

Required Qualifications:

? Master?s of science in industrial hygiene, life sciences, engineering, or a related field. Experience in a similar role with multiple direct reports will be considered in lieu of the educational requirement;
? Familiarity with laboratory safety practices, principles and regulations;
? Familiarity with environmental compliance regulations;
? Successful completion of a medical evaluation to include being fit to wear a respirator and receiving required vaccinations; and
? For hazardous materials response purposes, the selected candidate must commit to residing no more than 25 miles from either the Fairfax or Prince William campus.

Preferred Qualifications:

? Supervisory experience to include creating professional development plans, performance plans, and conducting personnel evaluations;
? Prior experience managing a direct expenditures budget;
? Prior hands-on experience managing health and safety programs, hazardous materials, radioactive materials, BSL-3 operations, and performing risk assessments;
? Prior hands-on experience with hazardous waste, AST/UST management, air permitting, and developing contingency plans (hazardous materials, spill prevention control and countermeasures, and environmental management systems, etc.); and
? Certification in industrial hygiene or possess a Certified Safety Professional credential.

This position manages laboratory safety and environmental compliance programs at multiple locations in northern Virginia to include the Fairfax campus, Prince William campus, and the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation in Front Royal, Va. Travel between these locations is required.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive criminal background check and financial check.

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