University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director for Safety
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Engineering, Environmental, Occupational Health And Safety, Management/Supervisory, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance
Position Vacancy Id: 91249-AS
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Working Title: Director For Safety
Official Title: Sr Admin Prgm Spec(R07Bn)
Hiring Department: A190100-College Of Engineering/Administration/General
ANTICIPATED BEGIN DATE:
AUGUST 01, 2017
TERM: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
BS or higher degree preferably in an occupational safety area or a profession or science related to environmental health and safety. Achievement of applicable licensure is also preferred.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Minimum seven (7) years of experience required, ten (10) years preferred, in an occupational or environmental health and safety profession. Demonstrated ability to create and foster a culture of safety, deliver continuous improvements in a complex regulatory environment, and develop positive working relationships with a diverse group of individuals. Prior experience with conducting research laboratory safety inspections, hazard analyses, and hazard and operability studies is desired.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
The Director for Safety will be responsible for developing, supporting, managing and promoting comprehensive multidisciplinary laboratory safety programs necessary to maintain a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors in the College of Engineering (CoE). The Director will be a member of the CoE leadership team, and will report to the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs and work closely with the College of Engineering Safety Committee, Department Chairs, Center Directors, faculty and other College administrative team members. This position will be the CoE liaison to the UW-Madison Environment, Health and Safety department within in the Division of Facilities Planning and Management well as other campus/state officials.
The position requires strong organizational skills as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A high degree of motivation, demonstrated capabilities in planning and prioritization of tasks, ability to be flexible in work assignments, independent problem solving and analytical skills are also important to the position.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
To apply for this position, please upload a single pdf that contains your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three to five references by the assure consideration date.
Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
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