The Executive Director will serve as the top university EH&S position, leading the EH&S department in fulfilling its mission to ensure the health and safety of people, buildings, and the environment. This position will be responsible for providing innovative and strategic leadership for a comprehensive university-wide environmental, health and safety program.
The Executive Director has oversight and lead responsibility for university compliance to applicable laws and regulations and the implementation of key environmental, health and safety programs. These programs include, but are not limited to laboratory safety and health; occupational safety; biological safety and health; select agent programs; chemical safety and health; radiation safety and health; environmental health and compliance; fire prevention and fire life safety; industrial hygiene; ergonomics; food safety; general safety and injury prevention; and other areas as assigned. The Executive Director also serves on multiple committees supporting safety, health, environmental compliance, and research compliance.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Salary: Commensurate with experience Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position. May be required to work outside of regularly schedule shift and respond to emergencies on campus. Must have a valid CA driver's license and participate in the DMV Pull-Notice Program. Maintain professional certifications and designations. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.