The Occupational Hygiene & Safety Manager will provide risk assessment support and hazard control guidance to faculty/staff/students on various occupational health and safety programs to minimize risk associated with exposure to workplace and campus-wide hazards, promote an enhanced safety culture, and maintain compliance with University policies, as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
The Occupational Hygiene & Safety Manager will develop and update industrial hygiene and occupational safety programs, as well as conducting baseline surveys and safety performance evaluations to determine the extent of exposure to hazardous chemicals and other hazardous conditions, especially within the facilities operation and construction teams. Collaborative interaction and risk management requires expertise in reviewing and evaluating facility construction, operations, and maintenance programs, especially while incorporating investigation into environmental air quality or other exposure concerns as part of a multi-faceted campus general safety program.
Additional responsibilities include leadership for designing and conducting safety awareness training of faculty, staff, and students in safe work practices for campus-wide activities that may present potentially hazardous environments. Duties also include assisting in the preparation of training programs and other informative materials to promote safe work practices and environmental conscientiousness for working with hazardous materials. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in a diverse environment are essential. The Occupational Hygiene & Safety Manager must be able to develop and maintain strong collaborative and professional relationships with all University customers, while actively promoting a progressive safety culture.
- Bachelor’s Degree – Chemistry, engineering, environmental management, or related field.- Five years of directly related experience to include two years of management or supervisory experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master's degree in public health or occupational safety related field; Qualifications as a Certified Industrial Hygienist or Certified Safety Professional highly desirable.
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
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Internal Number: 13406
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.