Manager Environmental Health & Safety and Sustainability

St. Louis
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Manager Environmental Health & Safety and Sustainability
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36952
Hiring Department


    Application Deadline

    June 21, 2021

    Application Instructions

    Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

    For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].

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    Manages and oversees the university's environmental, health and safety and sustainability programs on campus:

    • Manages policies and procedures for both internal and external constituents
    • Manages EHS Team and oversees all campus’ environmental health initiatives
    • Oversees programs, policies and procedures development and implementation
    • Responsible for sustainability program and initiatives on campus including energy management, waste/recycle program
    • Manages campus annual stormwater permit through DNR
    • Assesses current and future needs of the function and plans accordingly
    • Applies operational practices and coordinates with other closely related teams to improve efficiency
    • Provides input to short- and long-term plans and strategies for the function (e.g., develops and directs training programs, provides quality assessments and other miscellaneous services related to safety and compliance)
    • Ensures projects and plans stay within resource and budget requirements
    • Coordinates resources and sets daily priorities to meet operational objectives and offset competing priorities
    • Collaborates and directs all program inspections and reviews to ensure all facilities are in compliance with existing, new and proposed environmental regulations
    • Uses judgment to identify, troubleshoot and resolve day-to-day technical and operational problems
    • Impacts the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team and its contribution to the function, recommending efficiencies that align with the organization and best practice
    • Clearly and effectively explains information and changes, ensuring understanding
    • Regularly collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives
    • Generate and manage annual EHS budget (including monthly reviews)
    • Generate scope of work for new/renewed contracts
    • Not sure this is seen as a “key” responsibility on the campuses now.
    • Review proposed changes to regulations and develop plans to comply
    • Monitor MDNR to determine when updated federal regulations are adopted by state
    • Monitor the rate of injury, compare to other UMS System campuses, and study trends
    • Review injury reports for common root causes requiring facility maintenance and/or modification
    • Develop and implement programs to reduce employee injuries.
    • Maintain current understanding of equipment and/or facilities necessary for life safety (AED, fire extinguishers, clean agent suppression systems, etc.)Keep current on proposed project Scopes, reviewing each for EHS impacts (Asbestos, Land Disturbance, Hazardous waste, Egress, etc.)
    • Manages and ensures laboratory safety, chemical hygiene, biological safety, or hazardous waste.
    • Works with faculty and various committees across campus that aligns with UMSL EHS policies and procedures.
    • Works with UM System to develop and plan emergencies or emergency planning.
    • Responsible for developing and providing training pertaining to EHS
    • Other duties as assigned
    Minimum Qualifications

    A bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience).

    Preferred Qualifications
    • LEED AP, or similar related experience LEED does not seem applicable. That’s for architects or (maybe) facility managers.
    • Experience with “HAZWOPER”.
    • Experience with Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) is a plus.

    Benefit Summary

    The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit

    UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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