William & Mary is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Director, Environment, Health, and Safety. The Director is responsible for developing, organizing, directing and continuously improving all phases of the Environment, Health, and Safety program for the university. The Director is responsible for building and sustaining a culture of safety across the campus community in support of academic and research missions. In partnership with other campus departments, programmatic responsibilities include environmental protection, industrial safety, industrial hygiene, radiation safety, emergency management, fire protection, hazardous waste management, mold, lead, and asbestos abatement programs, and transportation of hazardous materials ensuring full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. The Director is also responsible for creating an environment that values human resources by cultivating positive relations within and outside the university community.
The Director reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management, and is responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of assigned programs; for complying with regulatory requirements; and for ensuring optimum efficiency and effectiveness in the use of the university’s resources. The Director is proactive in protecting and improving the campus environment. The Director meets with senior administrative officials, providing advice and assistance on Environment, Health, and Safety and related matters.
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in health and safety science or a related science or engineering discipline. The successful candidate will have held progressively responsible positions in Environment, Health, and Safety organizations. Experience in higher education and/or experience in a public sector environment are preferred qualifications. A Master’s degree or higher in a related field of study and certification as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, or Certified Safety & Health Manager are also preferred qualifications.