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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that
serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students
each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a
community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We
promote student success and community development by providing
affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes,
to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate
applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit
and retain a workforce that:
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
- Reflects the diversity of our community
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
- Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable
access to educational opportunities
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to
facilitate success for under-represented populations
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with
- Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure
the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of
historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through
continual strategic community engagement and professional
development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the
college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and
climate for equitable outcomes.
ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and
low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent
professors who help students achieve their educational goals and
are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic
backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty
Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value
collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and
teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
Job Posting Title:
Coordinator, Environmental Health & Safety
Job Description Summary:
To coordinate the development, implementation, and maintenance of
an environmental, health and safety management system to ensure a
safe and healthy workplace for employees and healthy learning
environment for students and visitors.
Description of Duties and Tasks
1) Manages and coordinates assigned environmental, health and
safety programs for Austin Community College (ACC).
2) Coordinates hazardous waste management from all campuses and
departments while ensuring compliance with all local, state, and
3) Conducts site assessments, reviews, and self-inspections;
analyzes and interprets results, recommends appropriate corrective
actions, communicates results, and follows up on issues or concerns
4) Implements and maintains ACC policies and procedures ensuring
adherence to local, state, and federal environmental, health, and
safety regulations. Keeps abreast of changes to legislation and
regulations that impact the organization. Serves as a contact with
federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.
5) Conducts thorough incident reviews, determines root causes and
recommends appropriate corrective and preventative actions. Tracks
corrective and preventative actions to closure. Uses data analysis
and trending to determine strategic environmental, health and
safety program improvements and planning for continuous
6) Develops, implements, and coordinates safety, health, and
environmental training collegewide.
7) Manages and coordinates the ACC asbestos and lead abatement
8) Responds and provides technical support and/or work with outside
agencies/contractors on emergency situations such as HAZMAT spills,
evacuations drills, crisis management, etc.
9) Assists with the design and development of facilities,
improvement of work areas, and improvement regarding work
procedures to ensure the implementation of environmental, health,
and safety requirements to create and maintain a healthy and safe
10) Participates on committees and working groups when requested.
Provides technical knowledge on health and safety-related issues,
plans, and projects for implementation.
11) Acts as a subject matter expert for projects or working with
vendor bids, evaluates options, prepares budget estimates, and
obtains concurrence on initial scope of work.
12) Responds as requested and required to institutional emergencies
as needed, on an on-call rotational basis.
* Safety, health, and environmental engineering principles and
* Federal, state, and local regulations and national standards
relating to applicable areas of Environmental Health Safety system,
risk minimization, and insurance provisions.
* Basic knowledge of management system.
* Basic knowledge of lab/shop safety.
* Working knowledge of industrial hygiene program requirements and
* Maintaining an established work schedule.
* Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.
* Effectively using organizational and planning skills with
attention to detail and follow-through.
* Application of regulatory requirements to ensure regulatory
* Applying technical expertise, experience, and judgment to plan
and accomplish goals.
* Using creativity and independent thought to resolve issues.
* Ability to interact and communicate effectively with superiors,
peers and other employees.
* Ability to effectively set priorities; strong organization and
* Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and
* Establishing and maintaining effective working
* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and
Required Work Experience
* Two years related work experience.
* Bachelor's degree.
* Masters degree in an environmental, health and safety or related
Other Preferred Qualifications
* Certification as Industrial Hygienist and/or Safety
* Work is normally performed in a standard office or similar
* Work may occasionally be performed at other sites either indoors
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching,
pushing, and pulling.
* Subject to climbing ladders and performing roof
* Able to carry 40 pounds, walk extensively, and be able to be
medically approved to wear chemical protective clothing including
* Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working
conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to
prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
$59,378 - $74,223
Number of Openings:
Job Posting Close Date:
June 27, 2023 Clery Act
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are
required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne
Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act
(Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If
this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery
Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended
to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the
job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities
required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with
business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or
delete portions of this job description at any time, with or
without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties
as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable
accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the
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