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Health & Safety Professional

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica. UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The Office of Environmental Health and Safety is looking for a Health and Safety Professional!.  This position will report to the Director of Environmental Health & Safety and will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

Under general supervision from the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, this position will assist in health and safety program development with emphasis on laboratory related issues and safety. This position will conduct audits of laboratories approved for biologics and/or chemicals and provide training and technical assistance for health and safety matters. Perform necessary analysis/evaluations and make recommendations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices in relevant areas. Assist in the generation and monitoring of inventories (chemical and/or biohazardous). Maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations and rules and advise appropriate personnel of any governmental and/or university policy violations. Position will share on-call responsibilities on a rotation schedule.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with one (1) year experience OR Associate's Degree with three (3) years experience OR 5 years experience.
  • Degree must be in Industrial Hygiene, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, or Biology.
  • Experience must be in basic or clinical research, health and safety, or compliance.
  • Within 3 months of hire must obtain and maintain “trustworthy and reliable status” as outlined by the Ohio Department of Health.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 36128 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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