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Manager, Safety Education

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
July 7, 2022
Job Type
Experience Level
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $66K - $80K
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Job Description

Plans and manages comprehensive training program, department analytics and outreach to facilitate health and safety, compliance, planning and measurement, and unified communication strategy and develops and manages departmental document control procedures. Reports to Associate Director.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75 percent).
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10 percent).
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15 percent).
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to computer workstation or laptop.
  • Use of a keyboard, monitor, mouse, printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated technology peripherals.
  • Knowledge of and use of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), emergency response chemical detecting monitor, radioactive detection monitors, and any personal protection equipment necessary to accomplish goals.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in environmental health, occupational safety, environmental science, public health, industrial hygiene or related field and three (3) years professional experience in occupational health and safety compliance, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; Or, any equivalent combination of experience or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

With more than 100,000 students, Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university located in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States. ASU’s historic Tempe campus is home to research-based academic disciplines. At the West campus, ASU offers students interdisciplinary programs for broad learning experiences. At the Polytechnic campus, students approach professional and technological programs through project-based learning. The Downtown Phoenix campus, the university’s newest location, is focused on programs with public purpose.

As one of the fastest growing research universities in the United States, ASU offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals. In a leadership role, EHS works with the search and administrative communities to develop sound, cost effective solutions to the challenges associated with the development of compliance strategies and good practices. For more information about EHS, please visit our website at: http://cfo.asu.edu/ehs.

Diversity is a core value in EHS at ASU. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

ASU offers tuition waivers (to include yourself, spouse, and dependents), paid vacations and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities to prepare you for the challenges ahead.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, professional licenses, Department of Motor Vehicle, and certifications. Possession of a current Arizona driver’s license is required upon employment.

The position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona and provides support to all four ASU campuses.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Program Management.
  • Experience with the following: developing training, implementing and managing safety programs regarding biosafety, chemical, lasers, radiation and risk assessments.
  • Experience with development of facilities and environmental training programs.
  • Experience in database management regarding training records.
  • Evidence of development of online training programs in safety.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local, state, and federal/regulations for safety trainings.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/relocation-services.

Essential Duties

  • Manages the comprehensive training program, department analytics and outreach activities to facilitate safety, compliance and measurement and to present a unified communication strategy. If potential issues are discovered, training can be delivered to address findings.
  • Plans and manages departmental training program development and delivery to support training needs for campus community to ensure safety and compliance with health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • In collaboration with subject matter experts, oversees the development and delivery of safety training to the campus stakeholder groups including: safety training to students, staff, and visitors; and emergency preparedness training.
  • Directs the planning and development of technical training programs for all levels of employees to promote knowledge and compliance with health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • Ensures training records are maintained in accordance with federal and state regulations and university policy.
  • Conducts outreach at the direction of leadership.
  • Support online training activities and classroom instruction for new employee safety, hazardous materials communication, and other programs as needed.
  • Prepares the training budget and monitors cost against plan.
  • Oversees various departmental computer technical databases in collaboration with the Business and Finance Information Technology (BFIT).
  • Responsible for regular data reporting and measurement for future planning and efficiencies and to address problem areas that impact safety and compliance.
  • Manages communication programs to enhance and encourage awareness of health, safety, environmental, and pollution prevention rules and requirements, under the direction of subject matter experts.
  • Utilizes sound methodology to analyze management problems and/or policy implications.
  • Works in collaboration with Business and Finance Communications, ASU Marketing Hub, and internal customers/stakeholders.
  • Responsible for data integrity and ensuring all communication and documents meet ASU Brand Standards.
  • Provides technical expertise in all areas related to database.
  • Manages the ASU Compliance Officer Program in support of departmental initiatives.
  • Recommends an annual communication plan for the department and prepares once approved.
  • In collaboration with BFIT and the University Technology Office (UTO), recommends hardware and software for use in EHS to meet department technology needs.
  • Manages, supervises and coaches staff to ensure ongoing effective, high quality delivery of services and programs; determines and takes appropriate performance management steps including separation of employment.
  • Keeps abreast of pending regulatory and legislative changes through reference sources.
  • Reviews and incorporates health, safety and environmental standards promulgated by regulatory authorities.
  • Review and incorporate best practices as appropriate.
  • Develops strategic objectives in collaboration with other unit leaders.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) will not be a sponsor for this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.