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Manager, EH

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 25, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
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Full Time

Manager, EH&S

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Manager, EH&S

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 02R000 - Facilities Management & Safety

Division: 4R0000 - Finance & Administration

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (40 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details: Be willing to work large scale events and be able to be on call to work emergency situations

Posted Salary Grade:

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Dekia Gaither

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Manager of Environmental Health and Safety will provide EHS leadership in support of the University's mission of providing high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service. It is the responsibility of the EHS Manager to ensure that all employees are following safety protocols and procedures. This includes conducting safety audits, investigating accidents, and developing safety programs and trainings. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of state and federal EPA, OSHA compliance regulations and laws. Must be able to develop management plans that meet all regulatory requirements, monitor compliance and regulations, and make sure that all employees are properly trained on most current iterations. The EHS manager must be able to effectively communicate and work with all stakeholders with the mission of achieving regulatory compliance. Be able to lift 50lbs or greater and work in an environment that includes outdoor exposure to dirt, dust, and potentially hazardous chemicals. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Certification or graduation for a four-year university.

Experience: - At least five years of experience in Environmental Health and Safety.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Environmental Health and/or Occupational Health and Safety background preferred.

Job Duties:
  • 40% - Develop Programs and Policies to facilitate compliance with all applicable laws and recommended standards. - ()
  • 40% - Oversee Day to Day EHS Departmental Operations Regarding Compliance with Environmental, Health & Occupational Health Safety Regulations and Standards. - ()
  • 10% - Hazardous Waste Management - ()
  • 5% - Maintain Federal/State/Local Reports - ()
  • 5% - Other Duties as Assigned - ()

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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