Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for an environmental health and safety manager.
The environmental health and safety (EH&S) manager oversees and implements all aspects of worker safety and environmental compliance at Hampshire College. The manager administers, coordinates, and acts as the primary point of contact for regulatory compliance programs as required by OSHA, U.S EPA, U.S. FDA, U.S. DOR, Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industries, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and other applicable regulatory agencies. Duties include, but are not limited to: provides the College with safety training resources, and establishes policies and safe work practices for those workers at occupational risk; maintains centralized compliance records; conducts periodic compliance reviews; provides and documents new employee and periodic refresher safety training to faculty and staff as required; and supports and enhances campus sustainability culture through collaborative work with students, faculty and campus stakeholders. The EH&S manager serves as chemical hygiene officer as required by 29 CFR 1910.1450, emergency coordinator (hazardous waste) as required by 310 CMR 30.00 and 29 CFR 1910.20, underground storage tank A/B operator, and a representative of EH&S on applicable campus committees.
Bachelor's degree in occupational health, engineering, environmental science, chemistry or a related field with a minimum of five years job related experience is required; two years experience implementing an environmental compliance or safety program is also required. It is highly preferred that the qualified candidate be a certified industrial hygienist (CIH), or have the ability to obtain that certification within one year, and have participated in the OSHA Hazwoper 40-hour training. Educational or institutional experience is highly preferred. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential
This is a full time, benefited position. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/
Internal Number: 860
About Hampshire College
Education at Hampshire College prepares students to understand and participate responsibly in a complex world. Through its actions and policies, the college sets an example of the responsible and creative behavior it expects of its students. As a liberal arts college, Hampshire helps students develop confidence in their intellect, creativity, and values. It encourages their desire to be lifelong learners and their capacity to advance the cause of social justice and the well-being of others. The college fosters these attitudes through a multidisciplinary, multicultural curriculum; self-initiated, individual programs of study negotiated with faculty mentors; students' active participation in original research; and the diverse communities, on campus and off, in which learning takes place. Within the college's residential community, students encounter and learn to respect difference and appreciate diversity, thereby enhancing their capacity to live together well. Through commitment to testing and evaluating new ideas and new approaches to learning, national efforts to promote inquiry-based learning and teaching, and constructive civic and social engagement, Hampshire's actions serve as models for those of its students.