The Associate Director, Industrial Hygiene position is part of the Occupational Health and Safety Division of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). This position reports to the Executive Director of EHS and is primarily executing assessments, inspections and other tasks relating to the industrial hygiene programs at Boston University and Boston Medical Center. This position is primarily based on the Medical Campus while remaining flexible in assignments across all areas and departments served by EHS. The specific duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: directing industrial hygienists across both the Medical Campus and Charles River Campus, supporting the industrial hygiene program through the assessment of hazards due to possible physical, chemical and biological exposures in the workplace.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. May substitute a degree depending on type of experience and years of service. Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation. CSP preferred with at least 5 years of experience. Drivers license preferred. Basic working knowledge of information management systems. Experience in a university or healthcare setting preferred. Candidate will have or shall obtain 40-Hour OSHA hazardous waste operations and emergency response training certification.
This position requires access to the National Emerging Infectious Laboratories (NEIDL). Individuals seeking affiliation with or employment within the NEIDL may be subject to the following suitability requirements. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in ineligibility for employment or affiliation: Criminal Background Check: To be completed in accordance with BU Public Safety guidelines and all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Basic Background Check: Includes, but is not limited to, verification of: Social Security Number; Academic credentials; Past employment; Licenses and credentials; Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI) check; Credit history check; RMV/DMV driving record, if required. Medical Clearance Process: includes Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP) evaluation, drug screening, initial psychological screening, and immunization/titer level review completed in accordance with NEIDL Medical Surveillance Policy for all employees working at the NEIDL. Training and Education: to be completed in accordance with Section 8, Ongoing Personnel Reliability Program, for all employees working at the NEIDL. Please note, any individual working in the NEIDL facility and granted unescorted access, is subject to periodic background reviews, including but not limited to: criminal background, credit history, drug screening, and behavioral evaluations; periodic checks and regular renewals of security credentials, any applicable licenses, and verification of the successful completion of any required training at the facility Search of person, clothing and effects prior to entry into or egress from NEIDL When applicable, individuals will be required to maintain all applicable clearances and licenses and to disclose any changes in circumstances that could compromise access to the facility. Continued employment/ affiliation is contingent upon strict adherence, at all times, to all applicable safety and security rules, procedures, and protocols, as well as required training regimens.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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