We are looking for a dynamic leader with a health and safety background who wants to enhance scientific innovation, discovery and continuous improvement at Cornell University through safer science. If this is you, we encourage you to apply.
University Department & Position Background:
Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world. Cornell ranks 13th nationally in research expenditure with a total research expenditure exceeding one billion dollars. The Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) at Cornell University provides comprehensive programs and services to support our world class researchers and university community. EHS assists with compliance to the campus community that promotes health, safety and environmental stewardship. The Research Safety Director leads a team of health and safety professionals comprised of three sections: Chemical Hygiene, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety.
Serve as a critical member of Cornell University’s EHS leadership team. This position is a highly visible role at the university, serving as a key partner with and liaison to university committees and the research community. The director requires skills necessary for the development of institutional strategies that best serve research safety needs in a continuously changing environment.
Rewards and Benefits
Work with a progressive leadership team serving a dynamic University communityprovides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: three weeks of vacation, twelve holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year’s Day) and superior retirement contributionsis nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, well being, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information, follow the link. Benefits at Cornell.