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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Company: Society for Conservation Biology
Location: Orlando
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Unleash YOUR Potential With UsAs a next-generation public research institute and Forbes-ranked top employer in Florida, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.The Opportunity:This Environmental Health & Safety Specialist position serves as a training coordinator to ensure that the university's safety training needs are met. It develops, implements and manages the comprehensive laboratory, environmental management, and workplace safety training programs to protect people and the environment. Administers the EHSA database. Develops and designs informational web and print media for the EHS department.Responsibilities:

  • Applies elements of the systematic approach of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation to on-line and classroom-based training for laboratory, environmental management, fire safety and workplace safety programs.
  • Interfaces with Webcourses, other learning management systems, and/or other web-based course systems to manage the assignment, tracking, and completion of required training courses.
  • Conducts lecture or hands-on training as needed.
  • Maintains training data and records in accordance with department procedures.
  • Designs instructional materials using storyboards, flow charts, course authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate, and productivity software such as word processors, spreadsheets, databases & presentation tools.
  • Serves as a liaison and works collaboratively within the academic community, campus, and regulatory subject matter experts to identify training objectives and design effective learning and testing materials using appropriate learning theories and strategies.
  • Maintains, monitors, troubleshoots the training section of the PowerDMS, EHSA database by developing and auditing policies, procedures, and controls to ensure proper and reliable training data.
  • Provides support and training in the use of the EHSA database, including orientation for all new staff and specialized training in response to changing roles, business processes, and database functionality.
  • Uses EHSA queries to create training data and reports.
  • Coordinates public relations and/or marketing functions to communicate with and inform entities of training and departmental programs.
  • Updates EHS website.
  • Develops EHS branding and design standards, create promotional and informational print materials, and update current department documents and/or printed materials.
  • Collects and analyzes data related to evaluation scores and course feedback to continuously improve training courses and program.
  • Researches emerging technologies and strategies and to facilitate the training goals of the department.
  • Maintains familiarity with copyright and intellectual property standards, Section 508 and ADA policies for technology and accessibility.
  • Provides support as essential personnel as the need arises.
  • Other duties as required in accordance with the needs of the department.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's or Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experiencepursuant to .Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Management, or other related field.
    • 3 years of relevant experience.Are Benefits Important to You?Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
      • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
      • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
      • Retirement savings options
      • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
      • Education assistance
      • Flexible work environment
      • And more...For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page .Who Are We?Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.#LI-YR1#LI-ONSITEDepartmentEnvironmental Health and Safety - Workplace SafetyWork ScheduleMonday-Friday: 8AM-5PMType of AppointmentRegularExpected Salary$64,518.00 to NegotiableJob Posting End DateEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Keywords: Society for Conservation Biology, Orlando , Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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