Manager of Environmental Health and Safety and Sustainability Programs
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Manager of Environmental Health & Safety and Sustainability Programs. The major responsibilities include the following: Functions as the staff specialist in safety by developing and implementing procedures that effectively evaluate and control risk exposures to the College including health, safety and hazardous waste(s). Coordinates with and assists departments on intradepartmental safety programs. Studies all factors, including but not limited to environmental factors, which may adversely affect employee safety and health, evaluates degree of exposure of St. Mary's College of Maryland or the State to risk, and recommends control measures to overcome any potential health or safety issues. Conducts training programs to obtain compliance with state and federal statutes in occupational safety and health, and provides assistance to departments, department heads, supervisors, and employees in reducing risks and accidents. Oversees the College’s sustainability initiatives and environmental awareness projects; supervises the Sustainability Fellow.
Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry or a related field. Certified OSHA 501 trainer preferred; Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred; minimum of three to five years’ experience in the management of environmental health and safety, preferably in a higher education institution; knowledge of lab safety principles essential to and expert knowledge of appropriate state and federal OSHA/MOSH/EPA regulations. All applicants for this position must have excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of employees, students, state and federal officials, and the public. Applicants must have the ability and desire to provide excellent customer service. Proficiency in the use of various computer software applications is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
St. Mary's College of Maryland, the National Public honors College, is located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. St. Mary’s College is one of the nation’s best public liberal arts colleges – ranked near the top in U.S. News & World Report and a Best Value for in-state and out-of-state students. Non-sectarian since its founding, the college with its scenic waterfront campus is primarily undergraduate and residential, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600. The up-to-date curriculum is designed for today’s students who want an active, hands-on education led by professors who are committed teachers and experts in their fields. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and be submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/120921. Questions may be directed to Mary Grube at 240-895-4311.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.