From: "Dodge, Janice" <JDDodge**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] EH&S Assistant Director Position
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:03:48 +0000
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I am writing to encourage anyone who is interested to apply for the Florida State University (FSU) EH&S Assistant Director position.  This person primarily supervises the personnel and activities for research support -  chemical, biological, radiological and laboratory safety – and also some programs related to environmental compliance.  The position described below does not yet list an end date for acceptance of applications, but it is hoped that enough qualified job-seekers would apply in the next week or two.  Please read the job description, and if you are interested, go to FSU Human Resources to apply.  The job is listed under the link to “Job Opportunities”.  FSU is located in Tallahassee, Florida.


Job Title:  Assistant Director, Environmental Health and Safety

Job ID:  40153

Location:  Tallahassee, FL

Regular/Temporary:  Regular, full time

Apply on or Before:  01/01/9999





Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)




Direct the technical, administrative, personnel and budgetary requirements of the University's EH&S program areas of Biological Safety, Chemical Safety, Laboratory Safety, and Radiation Safety to ensure compliance with regulations and university policy. Oversee the University's Environmental Compliance activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and guidance while pursuing a high level of environmental stewardship. Participate in university activities, including, but not limited to: research protocol reviews, committee participation and/or training program participation (development, presentation, attendance) to ensure that relevant expert knowledge and specialized resources are being effectively utilized in addressing campus safety and health concerns. Review internal and external audits, inspections and investigations of University operations/activities, laboratories and related facilities to ensure compliance with regulations and policy while continually assessing the potential for quality and customer service improvements. Interact with campus officials; local, state and federal authorities as needed to ensure programs are achieving compliance through implementation of best practices while maintaining budgetary constraints. Participate in departmental activities as needed for strategic planning, budget planning and overall operation.




Bachelor's degree and four years of experience related to the duties of the job; or high school diploma/equivalent and eight years of experience in the same. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.) Ability to strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action. Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment. A valid FL or GA driver's license or the ability to obtain. Note: a post-hire physical examination is required for this position.



Education in the safety, sciences or related field, professional certification in applicable discipline (for example: Industrial hygiene, health physics or safety). Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

Anticipated Salary Range


Anticipate on hiring at or near $75,000 - negotiable based on education and/or experience

Criminal Background Check


This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

Pay Plan


This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

How To Apply


If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled


This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Tobacco Free Campus


Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity


An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:





Janice Dodge

Laboratory Safety Officer

Florida State University

(850) 644-8916


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