Executive Director of Environmental & Industrial Programs - 508891

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Executive Director of Environmental & Industrial Programs - 508891

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 62 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 73694.40 Midpoint - $ 106870.44

Department/Organization: 209503 – Occupational Safety and Health

Normal Work Schedule: 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Executive Director, Environmental and Industrial Programs, leads a comprehensive program providing training, career enhancement, research, and technical assistance related to environmental and occupational safety and health throughout the state and region. The Executive Director's role encompasses engineering, applied science, industrial technology, energy, occupational safety and health, environmental control, and other technical areas related to regulatory compliance, loss control, productivity, economic growth and development, and technology transfer. The Executive Director is responsible for three subunits: Occupational Safety and Health Consultation, Environmental Programs, and Training and Conference Activities.

Additional Department Summary: The Director also directs the acquisition and management of grant funds that support environmental programs as well as occupational safety and health programs. Approximately two-thirds of those two areas' funds come from grant funding. The Director is generally responsible for the growth of the division's client base as well as innovation in delivery of services and offerings. Approximately one-half of the department budget comes from fees for training and consultation services as well as from donations.

Required Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a Master of Science in Environmental Health and Safety or equivalent with six years' experience in the practice of environmental safety and health. Certification in an environmental safety and health discipline by a professional organization holding accreditation by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards and/or the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (examples of acceptable credentials include a professional engineers license in environmental engineering, Certified Industrial Hygienist [CIH], or Certified Safety Professional [CSP]). Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of six years experience in the management of growing and diverse environmental safety and health programs or organizations. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge: Financial management experience. Demonstrated networking skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Active leadership in environmental safety and health professional organizations. Experience in acquiring and conducting funded projects. Experience in designing, developing, and conducting technical training in a variety of delivery formats. Business development experience.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 10 May 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 10 Jun 2019 Central Daylight Time

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