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Unit Manager Safety Services

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 4/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 429456

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Unit Manager Safety Services

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
205531 - Safety Services Abi

Position Description
Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
* Demonstrates initiative to provide safety, health, environmental, and emergency preparedness consultation to Abilene campus stakeholders and manages concerns related to emergency preparedness, environmental protection, fire and life safety, laboratory safety, occupational safety, radiation protection, and safety education and training programs.  Basic knowledge and understanding of radiation and laser safety.
* Increases job knowledge through periodic review of current applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and guidelines relating to biological safety, chemical safety, COOP, emergency preparedness, fire and life safety, laboratory safety, occupational safety, and radiation safety.
* Serves as Emergency Management and Preparedness liaison for the Abilene campus; assists with development, implementation, training, and review of local Emergency Management and Emergency Action Plans and COOP.  Works closely with the TTUHSC Emergency Management Coordinator.  
* Conducts safety program inspections, audits, and surveys; prepares corrective action and preventive measure reports; assists with Safety Training for students, faculty, staff, and other campus stakeholders.  Demonstrates competent and effective Project Management skills.
* Investigates or supervises investigation of reported incidents or hazards.  Accountability demonstrated by holding self and team members to TTUHSC values.
* Adopts and demonstrates our TTUHSC Values-Based Culture.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Normal Schedule is 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday. On-Call for Building Emergencies / As Required.

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and effectively present technical data to technical and non-technical personnel.  Ability to receive inquiries / complaints and interpret regulatory guidance to a diverse customer base.  OSHA 1910.120 (40-hour) hazardous waste site worker (HAZWOPER) certification.

HSC - Abilene

Safety Services Abi

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Occasional Duties
* Must have and maintain valid State of Texas Drivers License and be listed as an approved driver as determined by the TTUS Office of Risk Management and insurance carrier.  Must be able to pass the employee Criminal Background Check.
* Performs other job related duties as deemed necessary and assigned by supervisors or local / departmental administration.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.

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