From: Jim Kaufman <jim**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] CHO/RSO Job Opening
Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 11:51:33 -0400
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>

Chemical Hygiene/Radiation Safety Officer (CHO/RSO)


Carleton College is seeking a Chemical Hygiene/Radiation Safety Officer.  This position will work under the direction of the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager and in collaboration with College leadership, faculty, and staff to improve the campus safety culture and promote injury prevention efforts.


In coordination with the EH&S Manager, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring campus environmental and safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, and to ensure a safe workplace. Areas of responsibility include hazardous materials control, emergency preparedness, fire protection, radiological safety, accident prevention, air and water quality, and other EH&S programs and policies; or provides technical support for these programs. The CHO/RSO applies professional knowledge or expertise and serves as lead person on chemical and radiation safety (including laser safety) issues across campus.


This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month position, eligible for the full benefits package.


The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, industrial hygiene or environmental science field, and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in safety management, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, or public health. Three to five years of relevant experience.


Carleton College is a residential campus with nearly 2000 students.  Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Carleton is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff and offers a comprehensive benefits package.


Carleton is located in the picturesque community of Northfield, Minnesota, approximately forty miles south of the Twin Cities. The area provides opportunities for both indoor and outdoor enthusiasts and exposure to a diversity of cultures, interests, and lifestyles.


Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.


Start Date: As soon as possible


Review of applications begins immediately.


For more information and how to apply, visit:


We accept only online applications.


If you are in need of assistance with the application process, please contact the
Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7629.


Posted by:

James A. Kaufman, Ph.D.

The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI)

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Safety in Science, Industry, and Education

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