Safety and Information Technology Security Officer
Position Number: 00105953
Primary Function of Organization Unit: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is nationally and internationally recognized as one of the premier engineering programs in the world. Faculty and students have earned international recognition for their strong multi-disciplinary and collaborative research. MSE has state-of-the art teaching and research facilities and is heavily involved in 9 research centers and more than 35 teaching and research laboratories. MSE houses a National Science Foundation Industry/University Collaborative Research Centers (IUCRC) led by its faculty. The Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP), aims to provide international leadership and train next-generation scientists in the fundamental science and engineering that underpin dielectric and piezoelectric materials. The center supports industries based on capacitor and piezoelectric materials and devices through the development of new materials, processing strategies, electrical testing, and nanoscale characterization and modeling methodologies. MSE offers Bachelors of Science, Masters of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Materials Science and Engineering, a Master of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering, and a Master of Nanoengineering degree. The faculty includes three members of the National Academy of Engineering, one recipient of the National Medal of Technology, two members of the National Academy of Inventors, six Distinguished Professors, seven National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award winners and three Department of Defense Young Investigator Award winners. Eight faculty are Fellows of at least one professional society, including the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Materials Research Society, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, American Society for Metals, American Ceramic Society, American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society; four are Fellows of multiple professional societies.
Essential Job Duties: The Material Science Department is seeking an individual who will be responsible for: Coordinate laboratory safety within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), including acting as a liaison between the university Environment, Health and Safety office and the department faculty, students and staff, developing and maintaining IT tools to track progress toward resolving safety issues, working with MSE faculty, staff and students to anticipate and solve safety issues, working with faculty to keep safety plans and training up-to-date, and informing faculty, student and staff of changes in safety protocols and training.
Minimum Education/Experience: Ten years experience with the development and administration of database and logistics tracking software; experience with computer security, especially malware detection and eradication; experience with personnel technical training; knowledge of electronics engineering.
Department Required Skills: * Proven experience as safety officer or work in a variety of safety-conscious environments * Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to present and explain safety and information security topics * Must have proven exceptional organizational capabilities * Ability to work with a diverse workforce to achieve cultural changes related to safety and information security * Must have ability to maintain positive and proactive relations with researchers (students, post-docs) and research managers (professors) * Ability to acquire knowledge of potential hazards related to chemicals, materials, electricity, high and low pressures, fire, and unsafe work practices * Experience in writing reports and policies * Familiarity with safety regulations and policies * Experience with information security, including updating computing and associated electronics infrastructure to maintain data integrity and laboratory safety.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering, with a preference for an advanced degree.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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