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Los Angeles, California
United States
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EH&S Corporate Director/Manager
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Academic/Educational sector
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6-10 years
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Director of Environmental Health & Safety

Loyola Marymount University has an opening for a Director of Environmental Health and Safety.  The Director will provide for the safety of employees, students, and visitors by leading and directing all environmental health and safety initiatives, including advising all parts of the University on regulations, best practices, and compliance with federal, state, and local environmental health and safety requirements.  He/she will direct, train and maintain staff and student workers.

Additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining programs that support and monitor health and safety, including hazard communication (also known as Worker’s Right to Know), Injury and Illness Prevention, Chemical Hygiene, Industrial Hygiene, and Blood borne Pathogens; directing the establishment and maintenance of regulatory standards for each college/school and department that partakes in hazardous activities; and developing/managing policies and innovative training programs. Along with these responsibilities, the Director will conduct Environmental Assessments annually to ensure all required programs are in place and in compliance with California and EPA requirements.

He/she will direct the permitting and compliance processes, maintain and file all necessary OSHA, AQMD, City, State and Federal Government reports, fees and licenses, and establish a record-keeping and document retention program to track incidents and training, ensuring compliance with state regulations. 

Additionally, the Director will liaise with various agencies, government, and insurance inspectors; direct the maintenance of the University’s SDS online program; direct all waste-hauler and disposal site activities, contracts, and agreements; develop a response strategy and associate staffing for campus emergencies; and remain current on new developments and laws on environmental health and safety through participation in professional organizations.

In partnership with the Department’s Marketing and Communications Manager, the Director will also develop a communications strategy that addresses environmental health and safety issues for the LMU community as a whole and for specific groups of individuals within the University.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.  LMU is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

We seek candidates that typically possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Public Health, Environmental Health, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation and safety standards applicable to a university environment. 

Candidates must have at minimum seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in implementing programs to assist in compliance with laws, regulations, and performance standards in environmental health and safety. Five (5) years of progressive supervisory responsibilities and development of training programs.  We are also seeking candidates that have the ability to interpret laws and regulations to assist with University compliance. 

The ability to exercise initiative and independent sound judgment in unusual or new situations and exemplify exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) is required.  Candidates must have highly developed organizational and leadership skills.  Maintain knowledge and expertise with federal, state, and local regulations on chemical storage, emergency procedures, sanitary sewer, air pollution control, and hazardous waste disposal.  Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: health & safety laws, policies, and procedures as it relates to environmental health; OSHA, and other regulatory regulations is also a must.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.  Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to by clicking the apply link on this page (reference # 0190290).


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