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Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3326P Home Org Name Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Division Name Risk Management & Safety Position Title Manager of Laboratory & Research Safety Job Class Code EE32 Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term No Limited Term Length Job Summary Leads and manages the University’s laboratory and research safety programs including consulting with faculty, staff, and administration on the safe handling and management of biological and chemical agents in a growing research and teaching environment. Provides input to research safety committees on compliance issues; institutes monitoring, corrective, and preventative action programs to evaluate conformance with federal, state, local and/or University requirements, policies, and procedures. Manages and coordinates the day-to day laboratory safety functions, and supervises safety and health specialists and technicians. About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community. Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Essential Functions Leads and manages the University’s Laboratory and Research Safety programs including consulting with faculty, staff, and administration on the safe handling of biological agents and proper management of chemicals in a growing research and teaching environment. Oversees and manages University-wide chemical safety and chemical inventory programs. Provides technical input to research safety committees on safety, health, and regulatory compliance issues; institutes monitoring, corrective, and preventive action programs to evaluate conformance with federal, state, local and/or University requirements, policies, and procedures. Manages and coordinates the day-to day laboratory safety operations while providing supervision to laboratory and research safety specialists and technicians. Oversees comprehensive biological safety program that meets National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Division of Select Agents and Toxins (DSAT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Auburn University Requirements. Provides technical assistance to the University Select Agents and Toxins program and works in collaboration with the Office of Research Compliance in support of biosafety and biosecurity programs. Develops and implements Laboratory and Research safety Program strategic goals and objectives through planning, understanding needs and priorities, setting goals and objectives, and monitoring progress of strategic initiatives. Oversees development and implementation of safety and health training programs. Provides laboratory and research safety consultation, education and outreach to faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Maintains effective working relationships with department heads, unit safety liaisons, principal investigators, and unit supervisors to facilitate effective laboratory and research safety programs. Full supervisory responsibility for other employees is a major responsibility and includes training, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion or other employment decisions. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Environmental Science, Health and Safety, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or a related field. Experience: 4 years of experience in safety programs management, in a supervisory role, and in health and safety regulatory compliance programs. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, and experience in implementation of Laboratory Safety, Chemical Safety and Biological Safety Programs is required. Must have strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people. Minimum Technology Skills Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access etc.,). Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications Masters Degree is desired. Professional experience in a research-intensive academic setting is desirable. Certified Safety Professional- Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)- The Board for Global EHS Credentialing (BGC), Certified Biological Safety Professional (CBSP) is desired. Demonstrated experience implementing proactive laboratory and research safety and health programs in academic and/or research institutions, with progressively responsible positions, strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, supervision experience, proven management, and leadership skills. Experience working in higher education is strongly desired. Posting Detail Information Salary Range $59,500 - $107,100 Job Category Research Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: Alabama List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 01/18/2024 Closing Date EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Price - 63600 - 80500

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9058144872 Auburn

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