Industrial Hygienist/PPE Coordinator

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Industrial Hygienist/PPE Coordinator Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 202008185721 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $61,600 - $121,200 Position Information Under the general direction of the Research Safety Manager and with a dotted line reporting to the Senior Industrial Hygienist, the Industrial Hygienist/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Coordinator serves as the subject matter expert who assists, identifies, and coordinates the distribution of lab coats, safety eye-wear, respirators and other personal protective equipment to campus research laboratories and campus support staff based on risk and hazard assessments. The incumbent is responsible for training personnel in the proper use of personal protective equipment. The incumbent ensures compliance with University of California Office of the President (UCOP) PPE Policy by overseeing, monitoring and managing compliance of PPE use in all areas involving hazardous materials and campus research laboratories to ensure safe procedures are properly followed. The incumbent works directly with EH&S leadership in the development, implementation, and monitoring of an effective PPE program; anticipate PPE needs, manages and maintains inventory, develops and manages PPE compliance metrics, manages monthly billing reports and ensures the accuracy of billing through systematic and routine audits, and recommends and implements corrective actions. Collaborates with campus faculty, student and staff in the efficient and integrated delivery of PPE including training to the campus community. Also performs other lab safety tasks including, but not limited to, PPE consultations, general laboratory inspections, providing regulatory interpretation, technical advice and guidance, and addressing lab safety questions. The incumbent also provides support to the campus community in the field of industrial hygiene and campus health and safety programs or services. The incumbent helps the campus comply with state and federal safety regulations and provides guidance and assistance to campus employees so that they will work in accordance with applicable health, safety, and environmental laws, regulations and good practice. This position will be responsible for managing the department's industrial hygiene equipment. This includes equipment calibration, maintenance, inventory and cross training other EH&S professionals on appropriate use and interpretation of sampling data. Incumbent will routinely use equipment for personal and environmental monitoring/sampling needs, interpret results and write reports to provide recommendations to reduce potential exposures to hazardous materials and conditions.**Please Note: The budgeted salary range is up to $91,400 annually.** Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Licenses License Requirement Valid Drivers License Required
Certifications Certification Requirement Professional certification. Preferred Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles if driving University vehicle Required Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations and related standards and guidelines.
Knowledge of biological and animal lab practices. Familiarity with various types of research environments and associated safety requirements and protocols.
Strong analytical and organizational skills to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of projects within time and budget constraints.
Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory procedures and proper use of various types of equipment and handling/storage/disposal of various types of chemicals commonly found in a research setting.
Thorough written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen and skill to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
Thorough knowledge/understanding of specific EH&S field(s) including related laws and regulations; and general knowledge/understanding of all EH&S fields.
Strong skill to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required.
Knowledge of and the ability to access, create, or utilize various reports, spreadsheets, business correspondence, resource materials, and maintaining informational databases using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, and Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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