Environmental Compliance Program Manager
Officer of Administration
Operations/Infrastructure, Environmental Studies, Public Policy and
Safety and Risk Services
Appointment Type and Duration:
Starting at $70,000 per year; Commensurate
with education and experience
Application Review Begins
May 23, 2022; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a
complete application including a cover letter and resume that
address how you meet the minimum and preferred
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Safety and Risk Services (SRS) is a unit within the Finance and
Administration portfolio. Finance and Administration is a vibrant
and varied portfolio serving all aspects of campus life. Our
employees perform a wide range of functions including offering
essential financial tools and support to the university's many
departments, providing key resources to employees, and keeping
campus safe, clean, accessible and beautiful.
SRS's mission is to collaborate with all campus constituents
(students, staff, faculty, and visitors) and the surrounding
community, to safeguard life and health and mitigate threats to the
University's core mission of academic excellence, research, and
public service. Safety and Risk Services comprises Emergency
Management and Continuity, Environmental Health and Safety, Campus
Mapping, Risk & Insurance, and the University of Oregon Police
Department. SRS fulfills its mission by providing a variety of
professional services, technical assistance, training, and
The Environmental Compliance Program Manager reports to the
Environmental Services Manager at the University of Oregon. The
Environmental Compliance Program Manager is responsible for
regulatory permitting and compliance management of regulated air,
water and land environmental discharges from the University of
Oregon. This includes designing, funding, and goal-setting for
these projects and programs that is most often done in
collaboration with a range of partners on campus and in the
community. Supervision of these programs includes training,
continuous improvement, communications and reporting. During
day-to-day management this position may assign tasks to other staff
and student employees, and will coordinate with campus partners to
monitor completion of environmental compliance requirements within
their operations. The Environmental Compliance Program Manager will
also perform the necessary research, outreach, process management,
documentation, and evaluation to ensure programs meet their
objectives within established budgetary and time constraints. This
will include gathering data, preparing analysis, and drafting
reports as requested by the SRS leadership.
The Environmental Compliance Program Manager is responsible for
managing EHS new construction review, regulatory permitting,
monitoring, and policies, and procedures necessary to ensure
compliance with the University's Air Compliance Discharge Permits
(ACDP), University's Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permits,
University's Above Ground Storage Tanks (AST) and Underground
Storage Tanks (UST), University's Underground Injection Control
systems, University's Stormwater Discharge systems, Emergency
Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) and reporting of
University's hazardous materials to state and local regulatory
agencies. These programs differentiate among, but span all
University of Oregon campuses. This position is also tasked with
expansion and improvement of existing programs and the development
of potential partnerships and programs, with support/oversight from
the SRS leadership. The EHS Environmental Manager also serves as a
campus response coordinator on the EHS Duty Administrator
The Environmental Compliance Program Manager will foster positive
relationships with stakeholders and colleagues. Interactions occur
daily with the campus community including working closely and
collaboratively with subject matter experts, students, and data and
business analysts. The Environmental Compliance Program Manager
will be required to regularly exercise sound independent judgment
in safeguarding the students and customers that work for and
utilize the programs, in promoting sound environmental stewardship.
The Environmental Compliance Program Manager is expected to have
comprehensive knowledge of the programs budget and management in
order to monitor objectives and scope, as well as their progress
against goals, deadlines and budgets. This will involve preparing,
reviewing, and revising detailed environmental management plans and
associated program budget management. The Environmental Compliance
Program Manager will indirectly supervise program staff,
participants, and students. This position will make strategic
decisions for SRS programs using direction from institutional
polices and standards and in consult with, as well as make
recommendations to the SRS leadership as needed to manage deadlines
The Environmental Compliance Program Manager represents the
University's interest by taking or recommending actions
implementing University policies, and local, state, and federal
- Bachelor's degree with a focus in environmental science, basic
or applied science, or environmental engineering.
- Seven (7) years professional experience with environmental
compliance functions including emission/discharge permits,
compliance assessment and assistance, and environmental sampling
- Experience working directly with operators of emissions sources
and functional leadership.
- Experience working directly with regulators.
- Ability to understand human behavior and performance;
individual differences in ability; personality and interests;
learning and motivation.
- Strong, clear, and concise communication skills with a broad
range of diverse stakeholders.
- Knowledge of the equipment, policies, procedures, and
strategies of environmentally sound and compliant business
- Effective interpersonal skills.
- Understanding of situational analysis. Ability to see patterns,
organize information for efficient reliable access, make decisions
and lead a process forward.
- Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission
of the department and university.
- Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create
effective relationships for problem solving and positive
- Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing
- Pay close attention to detail.
- Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
- Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and
- Model the highest ethical standards.
- Provide superior customer service.
- Advanced degree (M.S., M.Eng., Ph.D. or PE) in Environmental
Management, Environmental Science, or Environmental
- Current Environmental Compliance Manager or Environmental
- Three years professional experience managing both new and
ongoing environmental compliance programs in a college or
- Current AHERA Inspector, Management Planner, or Project
- Previous administrative experience working at a university or
- Previous experience as an environmental regulator working with
universities or colleges.
- Experience writing educational, training, communications and/or
- Experience leading or facilitating teams.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
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Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
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