Assistant Director Environmental Health and Safety
Iowa State University
Location: Ames, Iowa
Internal Number: R13521
Assistant Director Environmental Health and Safety
Professional & Scientific
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Experience with program and staff management Certified Health Physicist (CHP) Certified Safety Professional (CSP Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is an employing unit which reports to the Office of University Counsel at Iowa State University (ISU). EH&S aids the campus community in preventing illness and injury, protects the environment and connects the university to the message of safety and preparedness. EH&S delivers effective education, fosters beneficial partnerships, maintains technical expertise, and provides exemplary service.
EH&S is seeking qualified candidates for a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)/Assistant Director, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S). This position is the primary campus contact for radiation safety, including oversight of the institutionâs broad scope license, x-ray safety and laser safety. Leading a staff of four, this position interprets regulations, guidelines, best practices, and applies them to support teaching and research. The RSO regularly meets with campus clients to determine needs, offer advice, and provide training.
Example of Duties
â¢ Interprets state and federal radiation safety regulations, guidelines, and best practices and authors compliance manuals and resources.
â¢ Designated, by state agency approval, as the institutional Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).
â¢ Assists with program budget, purchasing, and activity reporting.
â¢ Conducts activities that support research such as obtaining licenses, permits, coordinating resources, and providing consultation.
â¢ Drafts regulatory reports.
â¢ Provides support to campus clients and coordinates worksite inspections.
â¢ Supervises, coordinates work assignments, conducts evaluations, and trains staff.
â¢ May perform any other duties typical of a professional level health physicist.
Level Guidelines â¢ Aware of key annual objectives of department or work unit â¢ Understands linkage between daily activities and achievement of annual objectives of department/work unit and explains to direct reports â¢ Focus on ISUâs mission and meeting department or work unit goals â¢ Supervises a small department or work team â¢ Often is a working supervisor with direct, previous experience performing work of those supervised â¢ Has full management responsibility for direct reports, specifically the authority to hire, fire, and counsel; may share part of responsibility with higher level management â¢ Requests approval for financial actions beyond a limited scope per policy
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program .
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.