Manager of Environmental Health and Safety Programs and Sustainability

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St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, MD

Experience Type:,
Position Available: Year Round

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting resumes for the position of Manager of Environmental Health & Safety Programs and SustainabilityThis position will manage the College’s compliance efforts focusing on environmental health and safety.  Functions as the staff specialist in safety by developing and implementing procedures that effectively evaluate and control risk exposures to the College including health, safety and hazardous waste(s).  Coordinates with and assists departments on intradepartmental safety programs.  Studies all factors, including but not limited to environmental factors, which may adversely affect employee safety and health, evaluates degree of exposure of St. Mary’s College of Maryland or the State to risk, and recommends control measures to overcome any potential health or safety issues.  Conducts training programs to obtain compliance with state and federal statutes in occupational safety and health, and provides assistance to departments, department heads, supervisors, and employees in reducing risks and accidents.  Oversees the College’s sustainability initiatives and environmental awareness projects; supervises the Sustainability Fellow.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1700, St. Mary’s emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

B.A. or B.S. degree.

Three to five years of experience in the management of environmental health and safety, preferably in a higher education institution.

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.

Knowledge of lab safety principles essential to and expert knowledge of appropriate state and federal OSHA/MOSH/EPA regulations.

Ability to prepare clear and accurate reports, including investigative findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees, management, students, state and federal officials, and the community.

Computer competence preferred, especially working in a Windows environment with MS Office and Google G-Suite applications.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Organization Details

St. Mary's College of Maryland St. Mary's City, MD United States Website

How to Apply

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online:

Questions may be directed to Maury Schlesinger at 240-895-3077.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Contact: Maury Schlesinger