Manager/Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety
Central Michigan University
Location: Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Internal Number: 4671275
Manager/Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety
Position Number: S-3013 Type of Recruitment: External
Position Summary: Serves as the University's Manager of Environmental, Health & Safety/Emergency Management. Plans, implements and monitors programs/activities which promote safe occupational & residential environments as well as environmental compliance within the University community. Provides functional direction and assistance to resolve unsafe conditions and practices or environmental issues in compliance with established codes.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree. Two years experience related to Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety. Knowledge of established state and federal standards and codes, particularly MIOSHA/OSHA Safety Acts. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image. Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.
Preferred Qualifications: Five years of experience in the administration of environmental, health and safety programs or equivalent. Supervisory experience. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, building codes and the ability to read blueprints. Knowledge of operations and application of common safety devices such as fire extinguishers, fire alarms, flow switches respirators, audio meters, radiation testing devices, and all types of personal protective equipment. Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with students, employees, contractors and visitors. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Classroom teaching or training experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: Serves as the Universitys Manager Environmental, Health & Safety/Emergency Management. Supervises staff, including two Environmental Coordinators and the Safety Coordinator, and day to day activities and projects related to risk management, environmental, health and safety. Interprets and ensures compliance with Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)/Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) standards in work practices. Administers Universitys written programs required under (MIOSHA) and (EGLE) regulations, including, but not limited to asbestos, bloodborne pathogens, confined space, emergency action plans and respiratory protection. Coordinates activities with other campus environmental, health and safety officials. Provides and oversees training (conventional & on-line) to employees and students on environmental, health and safety & emergency management topics including, bloodborne pathogens, emergency preparedness, severe weather, and fire safety/fire prevention. Supervises maintenance of records associated with MIOSHA & EGLE requirements. Oversees investigations related to injuries and unsafe work practices and conditions, Reviews all accident reports and investigates, as necessary. Oversees inspections of University facilities/equipment for safety & environmental compliance and provides direction to resolve noncompliance. Monitors asbestos building inspections in university owned buildings. Reviews Phase I & II Environmental Assessments and provides professional input on subject properties. Reviews construction, renovation, and remodeling plans prior to and during the activity to monitor recommended changes and to assure compliance with applicable safety regulations and building codes. Supervises & conducts Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments. Interacts with external parties including Michigan Universities Self Insurance Corporation (M.U.S.I.C.), engineering and casualty loss control inspectors, State Fire Marshal, Mount Pleasant Fire Department, MIOSHA & EGLE. Implements audit recommendations. Supervises budget assigned. Oversees the Universitys hazardous waste program. Oversees the implementation of the Pollution Incident Prevention Plan (PIPP), Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and underground storage tanks (USTs). Develops and oversees the Universitys emergency contingency response efforts including serving as the University liaison in the coordinated planning efforts of Isabella County and City of Mount Pleasant agencies regarding all-hazards mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery. Assists university officials, including members of the Crisis Recovery Team and Core Crisis Group regarding emergency management matters; interprets and applies state and federal requirements and procedures; maintains liaison with state/local representatives on emergency management issues. Develops written emergency response plans for both on and off campus locations. Provides technical assistance and guidance to university communities developing emergency management plans; Collects and analyzes data relating to emergency plans programs; recommends and/or coordinates program modifications and/or development. Coordinates, tests and evaluates emergency management training exercises and fire drills in University owned buildings. Responds to hazardous materials releases on campus. Assists in/or abates the release. Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervision Exercised: Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards of Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires excellence. The Leadership Standards define how we lead and treat others in our teams. As leaders, it is our responsibility to seek input from our teams to continuously improve leadership abilities and demonstration of the standards. Additionally, it is our responsibility to encourage and support the growth and development of those whom we lead. At CMU, we encourage employees to grow both personally and professionally, and thus advance CMUs culture of excellence.
Employee Group: Professional & Administrative -Salary Staff Pay Level: Pay Range: $65,000 - $80,000 Division: Finance and Administrative Services Department: Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety Position Status: Regular Position End Date: Employment Status: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Position Type: 12 month Weekly Work Schedule: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm; evenings & weekends as required. Location: Mount Pleasant, MI Posting Ends: Open Until Filled: No
About the Department:
About CMU: Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, masters, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 mens and womens Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Its part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the states largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the citys central location in Michigans Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU Leadership Standards: Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.
We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
Message to Applicants: Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit recommendation letters.
Position will remain open until filled. The university reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified. For best consideration, please submit application materials before Sunday, April 9, 2023.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE). If you wish to see 'EEO is the Law' posters, please click here. CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter. Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMUs Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Educations Assistant Secretary, or both. CMUs Title IX Coordinator can be reached at: Phone: 989-774-3253 Office: 103 E. Preston St. Bovee University Center, suite 306 Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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