Classification Title: Environmental/Health Manager III
College/Division: Division of Administration and Finance
Department: DAF Radiation Safety
Advertised Salary Range: $49,594
Advertised Job Summary:
The Research Safety Coordinator (RSC) supports the Biological Safety Officer (BSO) with the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive Biological Safety Program with primary responsibilities supporting UofSC School of Medicine research laboratories. This position serves as the assistant technical expert on biological safety issues. Under limited supervision, the RSC performs moderately complex biosafety activities to promote the safe use of recombinant DNA, infectious agents, human-derived materials, biological toxins, and other biological hazards for all UofSC School of Medicine research laboratories. The RSC also supports efforts to improve chemical and general laboratory safety and assists with special projects required to promote biosafety and compliance in response to changes in research and biosafety regulations, standards, and guidelines. The RSC is expected to work as part of a collaborative research safety team, contribute to a positive work environment, and strive for continuous improvement in all assigned duties. This position supports the implementation and use of the research safety management systems.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
B.S. degree in a biological science (e.g. microbiology, molecular or cell biology, virology, medical technology, biochemistry); 3 years of experience with biosafety duties OR 3 years working in a biological research laboratory; Basic knowledge of biological safety principles and practices; Ability to understand and apply regulations, standards, and guidelines applicable to life science research and laboratory safety; Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; Ability to solve moderately complex laboratory safety and compliance problems; Ability to establish positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; Skills to work as part of a collaborative team in EHS and with other groups
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 88983
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.