$70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The Director for Safety will be responsible for developing,
supporting, managing and promoting comprehensive multidisciplinary
laboratory safety programs necessary to maintain a safe and healthy
environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors in the
College of Engineering (CoE). The Director will be a member of the
CoE leadership team, and will report to the Executive Associate
Dean and work closely with the College of Engineering Safety
Committee, Department Chairs, Center Directors, faculty and other
College administrative team members. This position will be the CoE
liaison to the UW- Madison Environment, Health and Safety
department within in the Division of Facilities Planning and
Management well as other campus/state officials.
The CoE environment spans diverse spaces requiring broad based
health and safety needs for research laboratories, instructional
laboratories, machine shops, offices and public areas. Specific
research safety areas include chemical, biological, electrical
(including high voltage), cryogenic, laser, and radiation. Safety
needs also extend to the portion of CoE research and field work
that take place off campus.
Reviews and ensures quality and compliance of staff consultations,
guides the development and implementation of a safety program in a
specific area, and/or supervises staff so all work, recreation, and
research can be performed safely and in compliance will all
applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 15% May supervise the daily operations of unit staff and
provide direction and expectations for workflows
- 25% Oversees unit consultations to customers and serves as the
main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
- 20% Guides the development and implementation of a health and
safety program that aligns with strategic goals
- 15% Identifies operational and safety issues
- 10% Reviews and creates health and safety policies
- 10% Set directions for a College wide safety strategy and
implement in collaboration with College leadership and the College
- 5% Develops safety training material and provide safety
training/organizes provision of safety training
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
Degree preferably in an occupational safety area or a profession or
science related to environmental health and safety. Achievement of
applicable licensure is also preferred.
Minimum 7 years of experience (10 preferred) in an occupational or
environmental health and safety profession. Demonstrated ability to
create and foster a culture of safety, deliver continuous
improvements in a complex regulatory environment, and develop
positive working relationships with a diverse group of individuals.
Prior experience with conducting research laboratory safety
inspections, hazard analyses, and hazard and operability studies is
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety
protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain
subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086
. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu
for the most up-to-date information.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
The position requires strong organizational skills as well as
excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A high degree of
motivation, demonstrated capabilities in planning and
prioritization of tasks, ability to be flexible in work
assignments, independent problem solving and analytical skills are
also important to the position.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please upload a single pdf that
contains your cover letter, resume, and contact information for
three to five references by the assured consideration date.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further
Env Health & Safe Mgr(CP010)
A190100-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ADMINISTRATION/GENERAL
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and
encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire
Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
Applications Open: Jul 13 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 10 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight