SAFETY MANAGER, DHVI

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Sep 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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SAFETY MANAGER, DHVI
Duke Human Vaccine Institute - Admin

Manage the daily activities of the DHVI Safety Program, including biosafety level-2 and biosafety level-3 laboratories and animal facilities, and Duke's registration with the Federal Select Agent Program Direct supervision of the DHVI Safety Officer and the DHVI Laboratory Assistant Team; develop staff to foster enhanced productivity and efficiency
Oversee the development and maintenance of safety and safety-related operations SOPs
Oversee safety compliance monitoring for all local, state and federal laws, standards and guidelines throughout the DHVI
Oversee the DHVI safety training program with an emphasis on biological safety. Also includes instruction on the proper shipment of biological materials
Manage and maintain CDC and USDA import permits
Assist DHVI investigators in compliance with the NIH Guidelines for rDNA Research
Serve as a training instructor for the Duke Infectious Disease Response Training (DIDRT) program, the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at Duke and the DHVI
Conduct on- and off-site training, create new online and classroom-delivered training programs,administer the DIDRT
Learning Management System database program, and interface with remote subcontractor sites to assist / troubleshoot issues they may have in delivering their training responsibilities
Maintain laboratory audit databases, including monitoring daily compliance checks, weekly autoclave validation checks,and performing data analysis--Produce monthly safety metrics report based on above data
Perform additional duties as requested by direct supervisor, DHVI Director of Safety and RBL Operations.
Additional Requirements:Must be eligible and willing to:Complete and maintain Tier 1 Select Agent registration
Successfully complete BSL3 training for work in the high-containment areas of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at Duke Comply with vaccination and health surveillance requirements
Travel out-of-town as required

Requisition Number
401488834

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2504 SAFETY MANAGER, DHVI

Job Family Level
14

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Minimum of Bachelor's degree in safety or biology-related field.(Master's degree preferred)Certified Biological Safety Professional or Registered Biosafety Professional required, or meet the minimum requirements to acquire either credential immediately upon hire.

Experience

A minimum of five (5) years related experience that must include three (3) years of lead or supervisory experience, two (2) years of experience in a professional biological safety role and two (2) years of full-time,hands-on work experience in a clinical or research laboratory setting.Familiarity with high-containment environments a plus.Must have experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and working independently.Must have experience with creating and delivering training courses,seminars, workshops and presentations suited to a wide variety of potential audience backgrounds and specialties (including applying adult-learning principles).Must have experience in the use and troubleshooting of computer programs (databases, pivot tables, course-creation software, etc.) and hardware.

Auto req ID

104796BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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