Laboratory & Field Safety. Assists the Director of the Office of Laboratory and Field Safety with implementing various lab, shop, and field safety programs on campus. Works in coordination with campus community while providing laboratory safety services (chemical, biological, radiological, and laser).
Required qualifications include Bachelor's degree in industrial hygiene, environmental health & safety, health physics, chemistry, biology or a related field; 40 hours OSHA HAZWOPER Technician training or the ability to complete the training within the first year of employment; two years' experience in an environmental health and safety role; report writing experience; knowledge of use and operation of health & safety monitoring/testing equipment including but not limited to gas monitors, air sampling equipment and personal protective equipment; working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations; effective written and verbal communication skills, including experience with group presentations; demonstrated computer experience with business software applications, including MS Word, Excel and/or Access; ability to work varied hours depending on campus activities, training schedules, etc; ability to pass a HAZMAT medical examination and be medically qualified to wear respiratory protection devices; ability to lift safety equipment weighing up to fifty pounds and move fifty-five gallon drums with appropriate equipment; must possess a valid driver's license and be able to drive University vehicles and respond to after-hours emergencies; demonstrated ability to build rapport, communicate effectively, and project a positive attitude; ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation. Desired qualifications include Master's degree in industrial hygiene, occupational/environmental health, health physics or a related scientific discipline; experience working in a higher education environment; research experience; knowledge of use and operation of radiation survey equipment; certified Industrial Hygienist.
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Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.