Assistant Director of Safety

Job description


Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Program Coordinator II

Internal Title:

Assistant Director of Safety



Work County:



Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support


SAAS Housing Facility Management

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$44,935 - $51,675

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 4:30PM with one hour for lunch.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Environmental Health and Safety

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

This position under limited supervision will be responsible for managing and providing the overall leadership for safety, health and regulatory compliance for the Housing Department. The position will be the liaison between the University Health and Safety Department, Facilities Management Department and Housing. This position will review current processes for compliance, recommend future changes, implement adopted changes, monitor and report on overall effectiveness of programs. This position will be the key leadership position to ensure a safe healthy work environment and living environment for our occupants. This position will help with internal projects that are completed by our staff, contractors, facilities management or a combination of work forces. This position will head up on-site investigations for indoor air quality issues or other HAZMAT issues to determine root cause and remedial action. This position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree and 3 years related program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.

Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIE)
OSHA Construction 30 hr certification and the OSHA General Industry 30 hr Certification


Knowledge of applicable OSHA and EPA rules, regulations and laws. Working knowledge of test equipment used to investigate indoor air quality problems. Knowledge of applicable safety principles, methods, standards and techniques used to correct unsafe working conditions. Working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, word processing and communications software. Ability to communicate effectively. Employee must use initiative and be proactive in discharging duties.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 15, 2021.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time