Part Time - Chemical Hygiene & Safety Coordinator for Faculty & Students

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Part Time - Chemical Hygiene & Safety Coordinator for Faculty & Students

Job Description:

Good knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations, EPA and NFPA standards, under supervision and with moderate discretion for independent judgment performs tasks in support of the College’s Environmental Health & Safety program, this is an 8 hour a week on site position, with potential for additional hours.

Essential Duties Summary:


  • Deliver and help prepare EHS Training to Students, Faculty and Staff as needed – Universal Safety Guidelines, Metal Shop Safety and Silica Hazards” Wood Shop, Metal Shop, Ceramics and Sculpting Hazards.
  • Assisting in inspecting the campus in identifying safety, health and environmental risks for annual review and evaluation of the effectiveness of the hazardous chemical waste management and minimization plan.
  • Assist in developing inspection policies, update current procedures and schedule routine inspections.
  • Be an Active member of the Chemical Hygiene Committee.
  • Assist in ensuring the Material Safety Data sheets are maintained and readily accessible.
  • Assist in Completion of the Annual Campus-wide Chemical Inventory.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by the Associate Directors or Director.

Required Qualifications:


  • Training in Occupational Safety and Environmental Compliance related fields
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations is a plus Minimum 1 year of experience in a Safety Specialist or Environmental Specialist related role or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience operating on a Campus setting a Plus.
  • Able to follow instructions and complete assigned tasks in an unsupervised manner.
  • Ability to work independently, but a strong effective team player mentality is necessary.
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills; Lead by example. Must have reliable attendance, & work well with others.
  • Possesses a valid New York State Driver’s License and ability to drive Sarah Lawrence Vehicles.
  • Ability to lift and Carry 20lbs.
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of inter-cultural competence.

Position Type:

Part Time

Posting Number:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Online applications only. Search committee will contact you directly if selected for an interview.


Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.

Talented, creative students choose Sarah Lawrence for the opportunity to take charge of their education. In close collaboration with our dedicated, distinguished faculty, students create a rigorous, personalized course of study, conduct independent research, and connect a wide array of disciplines. They graduate knowing how to apply the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary for life after college.

Sarah Lawrence College occupies 44 wooded acres in Yonkers, NY, near the Village of Bronxville—just north of New York City. A 30-minute train ride from the Bronxville station takes students into Midtown Manhattan.

In addition to our round-table classrooms, Sarah Lawrence has outstanding theatres, art and performance studios, and music spaces; modern science labs; state-of-the-art graphic computing equipment; competitive sports facilities; a 60,000-square-foot visual arts center; and recently renovated dining facilities.

Our students are men and women who share an enthusiasm for intellectual rigor, academic risk taking, creativity in all disciplines, and original and interdisciplinary work. We are particularly committed to having our faculty, administration, and student body reflect the social, racial, and economic diversity that characterizes our society. The College’s 1,377 undergraduate students come from nearly every state and from 53 countries; 84 percent of undergrads live on campus.

At Sarah Lawrence, students spend more time one-on-one with award-winning faculty than do students at any other college in the country.

Working At Sarah Lawrence College

As a Sarah Lawrence employee, you will join a warm, challenging, and diverse community that offers both quality of life advantages and tangible, valuable employee benefits.

When you work at Sarah Lawrence, you:

  • Receive outstanding benefits, such as medical, dental, and vision plans that exceed the standard plans offered by many companies and institutions, and an exceptional retirement plan through TIAA-CREF.
  • Have unparalleled educational opportunities, such as tuition benefits on campus for employees, their spouses, and their children; discounted tuition to the College’s renowned nursery school; and tuition benefit programs for dependent children who attend other colleges.
  • Have continuous opportunities for advancement, as it is College policy to fill vacancies by promotion or transfer whenever possible.
  • Enjoy boundless cultural experiences, including readings, lectures, music, theater, film screenings, dance performances, art exhibitions, and a state-of-the-art library, free to employees. · Have free access to the 48,000-square-foot Campbell Sports Center, with a six-lane pool, modern weight/fitness training center, squash courts, gymnasium, indoor track, outdoor tennis courts, and fitness classes, open to employees seven days per week.
  • Have several on-campus options for meals, plus off-campus discounts at local restaurants and stores.
  • Work in a convenient location close to all major highways, easily accessed from the Metro-North Harlem line, and 35 minutes from mid-town Manhattan.
  • Enjoy free parking on campus, a 10% discount at the college bookstore.
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