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Position summary: Provide primary support to the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) office.
General purpose:Â Serve as a knowledgeable environmental safety and health resource for the campus community, while providing direct support to the Director of EHS in development, maintenance and achievement of EHS strategic initiatives.
Major role functions:
Works with EHS Director and campus wide stakeholders to perform site risk assessments and create targets and objectives based on identified key EHS risks.
Supports development of leading and lagging indicators to track performance against targets and objectives.
Maintains and monitors current information and Collegecompliance on government EHS regulations and governance policy.Â Prepares required reports, plans, and other government EHS filings and ensures timely and accurate submission.
Supports coordination of all OSHA compliance programs, including, but not limited to; PPE, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Machine Guarding, Lock Out Tag Out, Confined Space, Industrial Powered Trucks, Contractor safety, and Hazard communication.
Supports industrial hygiene efforts including personal exposure monitoring.
Develop, implement, and document safety training and programs for students, faculty, using training matrices to ensure that all training is defined and tracked to completion.
Notify the EHS Director of any EHS deficiencies or violations on campus.
Proactively conduct safety and environmental audits and implement resulting action plans.
Drive site specific annual safety plan including life safety and GHS compliance.
Proactively develop and update safety processes and procedures including regulatory requirements.
Establish and maintain good working and professional relationships with MICA faculty, staff and community.
Develop strategies and programs to deliver quality and cost effective training to individuals throughout the College.
Promote EHS awareness throughout all facilities using established programs in behavioral safety, hazard recognition and accountability.Â Maintain site EHS metrics including regulatory record keeping.
Represent the College and provide direction and guidance during Federal, State and local inspections as well as serve as an occasional primary point of contact (Contact on Duty) for after-hours emergencies.
Provide safety training and instruction.
Promote synergies between environmental protection, economic stability and social equity in College activities.
Performs other assignments and works as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent presentation skills and an ability to train in a didactic environment.
Ability to work in various climatic conditions and around materials typically used in the making of works of art (e.g., clay, ceramics dust, fibers, wood shop areas, printmaking, painting, sculpture, drawing mediums, etc.)
Ability to follow directions and work independently, ability to plan and prioritize or work as part of a team; ability to work in a fast paced environment with a sense of urgency.
Ability to research regulations, learn through job experience or formal training; solve problems, ask questions, and think through solutions related to SHE.
Proficient computer skills on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases.
Ability to track and compare data and make simple projections.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Bachelorâs degree in a Safety Sciences related field.
Demonstrated Environmental Health and Safety experience in a Federal, State, Local Government or Higher Education environment.
Strong OSHA and EPA Regulatory Compliance experience
Demonstrated knowledge of sustainability efforts.
Valued, but not required qualifications:
Fire Inspector 1 certification.
CPR, AED and First Aid certification.
Basic knowledge of the plumbing, electrical, HVAC/R and carpentry trades.
Reporting to this position:Â No direct reports.
Conditions of Employment:
Satisfactory background check.
Candidates must have completed an approved HAZWOPER training or equivalent within one year of initial hire.
Ability to work holidays and weekends when on call.
This position is an âessential personnel,â meaning the attendance for snow removal, 24-hour emergency response availability, and presence for campus emergencies is mandatory.
Must have and maintain a valid driverâs license and satisfactory driving record.
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R1276
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.