Manager, Occupational Health and Safety
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada 89557

Job Description

Manager, Occupational Health and Safety

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

Job Description
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S). This position is located on the University of Nevada, Reno main campus and reports directly to the Associate Vice President, Research Administration.

This position is responsible for leadership and management of the Occupational Health and Safety program within the Environmental Health and Safety Department (EH&S). The Occupation Health and Safety program includes industrial hygiene, asbestos and lead management, occupational safety, emergency planning, and occupational injury/accident investigation.

The Occupational Health and Safety Manager provides budget planning and projection, strategic planning, and staff supervision for the program, and may serve on University committees to represent EH&S. The Occupational Health and Safety Manager is part of the EH&S leadership team and works cooperatively with other EH&S managers and the EH&S Director to lead, manage, and improve the department.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of related professional work experience OR
Master's Degree and 3 years of related professional work experience.

Related professional work experience consists of Management and hands-on experience with environmental health and safety programs with significant responsibility for occupational health and safety programs including the following areas: industrial hygiene; asbestos and lead management; occupational safety such as, but not limited to, electrical safety, hot work, elevated work surfaces, lock out/tag out, and machine shop safety; and safety training.

Preferred Qualifications
Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or an Asbestos license, or other related safety professional certifications.

Experience in a university academic research or other government research facility.

Certification and Licensure:
A successful candidate will have a Nevada class C driver's license.

Compensation Grade:
Administrative Faculty - C

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Link to Apply:

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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

5 Year(s)

Education Required:

4 Year Degree - BS

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Date Posted : 10/27/2022