Senior Environmental Specialist

Posting Number 2023-12793
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/1/2023 9:08 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Hybrid: 60% to 80% Onsite
Building Life, Safety and Compliance
Capital Projects and Facilities (WS2548)
Compensation Grade
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

Manages compliance in environmental, occupational health, and safety programs for University facilities. Liaise and ensure compliance with regulatory agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) or Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Program management may include programs such as hazard communication, hazardous and universal waste disposal, lead and asbestos in construction, residential and academic facilities, industrial hygiene, water and indoor air quality, emergency response, petroleum bulk storage (USTs, ASTs) and Spill, Prevention, Control and Conservation (SPCC) compliance, respiratory protection, and hearing conservation. Manage and maintain all records and ensure that all appropriate documents are filed with the relevant regulatory agencies. Conduct hazard assessments, assign PPE and provide safety training to ensure the University is in compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations subject to change as the University Building, Life, Safety and Compliance needs grow.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Engineering or Science

Preferred Education:
Master's degree

Required Experience:
5 years' increasingly responsible managerial level experience with Environmental Health and Safety programs. Must include working knowledge of industrial hygiene, environmental principles, and regulatory requirements.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to develop and maintain web pages. Research and writing skills required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations and NYC fire and building code.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $103,000.00 to USD $123,000.00. 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. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at

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