From: John David Dixon <jdd07**At_Symbol_Here**UARK.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Job Opening: Occupational Safety Coordinator for the University of Arkansas Office of EH&S
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 15:25:39 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**Princeton.EDU>
Message-ID: SA2PR04MB7610237808C3242AA63547FBC0759**At_Symbol_Here**

There is an EH&S position open at the University of Arkansas.  Can you please share the following with the listserv?


The University of Arkansas Environmental Health & Safety Department is now accepting applications for an Occupational Safety Coordinator. Duties include but not limited tooversight of the biological safety cabinet testing and certification program, biomedical waste management, indoor air quality investigation, administering blood-borne pathogens training and reviewing research protocols submitted to the Institutional Biosafety Committee.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, biology, or a related field; plus two years of experience in occupational health and safety or a related field. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in biological, microbiological or biomedical safety


Working hours are Monday Thru Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm.  Starting salary is $42,386.


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the
Disability Accommodations | OEOC | University of Arkansas ( : Request an Accommodation. Appli­cants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.



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