Associate Director, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Office
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
January 20, 2018
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS), to serve in a leadership role by assisting the director in leading the occupational safety, fire and life safety, and construction support services programs. Will provide expert advice to support Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health laws, regulations, and good practices; direct the Safety Program and Construction Support Services of the EHS Office; lead initiatives and manage staff; and provide advice on research and operations, building projects, and experiments relative to applicable safety hazards. Will also establish strategic improvement initiatives, benchmarking and leapfrog strategies, and programs to detect and satisfy new regulations and changing best practices in all fields of responsibility.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: occupational safety, fire and life safety, and construction safety expertise; working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations specific to occupational health and safety and environmental management; general EHS expertise; ability to influence and manage people and projects and prioritize heavy workload and client needs; service and team orientation; tactical and strategic thinking and problem-solving skills; organizational and cultural awareness; diplomacy and good judgment skills; ability to achieve big picture results while also paying attention to detail; organizational skills; and ability to follow through and achieve objectives in a timely manner. Required competencies include active listening skills; bias for action; and ability to communicate for results, think conceptually, and build teams. Job #15601-R
Will participate in an on-call rotational system, providing off-hours support as necessary to resolve emergency EHS issues and serve as specialist to emergency response groups.
Internal Number: 15601
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