Senior Laboratory Safety Specialist- Industrial Hygienist

Posting Number 2022-11142
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/20/2023 10:23 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Fully Onsite
Office of Research & Laboratory Safety
Office of the Vice Provost for Research (WS1763)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Campus/Auxilary/Transportation, Facilities, Public Safety

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Director for Research and Laboratory Safety the Industrial Hygienist (IH) is responsible for establishing and executing management, technical, and operational functions of New York University’s (NYU) Occupational Health and Safety Program to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and NYU Enterprise-wide regulations, policies, procedures and professional standards of practice. The IH assures effective utilization of resources and provides leadership direction in the day-to-day operations and personnel management of the Occupational Health and Safety Program, and is able to manage, identify, and resolve unique situations and issues with wide implications for NYU by applying technical knowledge and experience in the field. The IH will support the development, implementation, and continual improvement of occupational health and safety programs(s) (e.g., hazard analysis, respiratory protection, blood borne pathogen, chemical hygiene, hazard communication, electrical safety, physical hazards, and radioactive materials management). Plans and implements Industrial Hygiene surveys to evaluate workplace conditions and practices to determine extent of, or the potential for, exposures to hazardous agents and conditions (e.g., noise, dust, vapor, and chemical exposure). Subject to change as the University RLS needs grow.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree • Bachelor’s Degree in, Industrial Hygiene, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, or closely related scientific field • Certified Industrial Hygienist or

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree Industrial Hygiene, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or closely related scientific field

Required Experience:
5+ years • 5-7 year of experience in environmental health and safety • In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience • Must be able to obtain Industrial Hygienist Certification within 5 years of employment. and

Preferred Experience:
5+ years • 5+ years. Increasingly responsible managerial level experience with Environmental Health and Safety. • Experience providing industrial hygiene services in a university environment. • Experience developing and providing training programs. • Experience evaluating and testing ventilation systems. • Additional desired qualifications include current IATA, DOT, HAZWOPER, and RCRA training.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Working knowledge of industrial hygiene project design, evaluation, sampling, analysis and remediation practices. • Strong risk assessment and risk communication skills. • Working knowledge of the interpretations, technical principles, practices, and procedures used to comply with industrial hygiene related OSHA regulation, ANSI, and industry standards. • Experience performing noise, chemical, and particulate monitoring. • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to write technical reports and related professional correspondence. • Ability to act independently and as a team member. • Strong computer software skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $65,000.00 to USD $115,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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