Careers at EH&S

23-Jan-2020

Chemical Inventory Assistant

Office of Environment, Health and Safety

Full Time

54554BR

JOB OVERVIEW
The Chemical Inventory Assistant performs entry-level duties in the fields of industrial hygiene, ergonomics, occupational safety, environmental health, laboratory safety, pest control, environmental health (sanitation), environmental protection, hazardous materials control, hazardous waste management, fire safety, radiation safety, and emergency services, and uses basic concepts/equipment. Assists higher level Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Specialists. Performs tasks from detailed instructions and established procedures on typically non-complex assignments in support of professional program(s). Work is regularly reviewed for understanding of professional concepts and following defined policies and procedures.

Under direct supervision of the Chemical Inventory Coordinator, the Chemical Inventory Assistant will work as part of a team to inventory chemicals in UCSF research laboratories and enter them into UCSF’s chemical inventory system. Duties will include barcoding chemical containers and entering information such as chemical name, physical state, and container types into the new system using a mobile app, and helping to document any issues discovered during the inventory process.

Chemical Inventory Assistants will receive routine training on the hazards and safe use and handling of chemicals by attending safety meetings lead by the Inventory Coordinator and other EH&S personnel. The job requires attention-to-detail and the ability to follow detailed standard operating procedures.

This position will lead to deeper understanding of chemical knowledge regarding hazards classification, segregation of incompatible chemicals, and chemical inventory systems used in research. Assistants will have an opportunity to receive mentorship from EH&S personnel with experience in academia and private industry and interact with graduate level researchers in research labs at UCSF while inventorying chemicals.

Please note: This is a 50-100% one year contract position starting from the date of hire.

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY
The UCSF Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) provides safety and compliance guidance to all UCSF operations and facilities, including activities across both the Campus and the Health System. Under formal Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with both the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), EH&S Fire Prevention staff perform plan review, construction inspections, existing building inspections and other work on behalf of OSFM and OSHPD, providing reviews and code enforcement on behalf of the agencies.

Other EH&S staff provide expert consultation and other services related to biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety, workplace safety and ergonomics, industrial hygiene, environmental protection and spill response. The EH&S Office reports ultimately to the Chancellor, through the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and Operations, the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in a science or related area and/or equivalent experience/training
• Has taken some college level chemistry and related laboratory course work
• Basic skills to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required
• Skill in following basic instructions and providing input and feedback as required
• Organizational skills to plan, organize, and prioritize work
• Written and interpersonal communication skills to communicate effectively
• Attention to details

Preferred Qualifications

• Basic knowledge/understanding of relevant EH&S field(s), and related regulations
• Knowledge of chemical hazards and how to safely handle them

License/Certification n/a

Job Code and Payroll Title: 7144 Environment Health and Safety Specialist I

Organization: Campus

Appointment Type: Contract — Percentage 50-100%

Location: UCSF Parnassus / Mission Bay / Mount Zion and China Basin

Work Days: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, variable

Shift: Days

Shift Length: 8 Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

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26-Jan-2020

Ergonomics Specialist

Environmental Health & Safety

Full Time

54375BR

JOB OVERVIEW
The Ergonomics Specialist applies professional knowledge or expertise in one or more specialty areas within the Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) and serves as lead person on one or more program(s) within a single discipline. Work is reviewed upon completion to ensure predetermined objectives are adequately met and that application of professional / technical judgment is sound. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice. Decision-making is based on established procedures; relevant laws; regulations and organizational policy; professional best practices; relevant science methodology; impact on other EH&S programs, and senior management approvals as required. Decisions may impact individual work, other EH&S programs, other departments and / or segments of the organization.

We are looking for a professional, collaborative, and passionate Ergonomics Specialist who wants to help us support UCSF’s mission of Advancing Health Worldwide. The Ergonomics Specialist will implement ergonomics activities for Campus employees across UCSF in a variety of environments, including administrative, laboratory, research, manual material handling, and clinical/medical environments. The Specialist will also support initiatives related to human factors and usability.

The Ergonomics Specialist is comfortable working with a daily schedule that varies based on program needs. They excel at working at micro and macro levels, using a systems approach, and can easily work with people who may be in pain, discomfort, or who have disabilities. They are able to assist with and lead ergonomics projects to completion with guidance.

The Ergonomics Specialist works closely with employees, departments, and managers to ensure compliance with ergonomics regulations and procedures. The Ergonomics Specialist uses ergonomics principles, tools, and methodologies to implement the UCSF Ergonomics & Human Factors Program to a variety of organizational infrastructures and departments. They apply professional-level knowledge of ergonomics. Decision making takes into account established procedures, relevant laws, regulations and organizational policy, communication / outreach, and impact on other EH&S programs and the institution.

The Ergonomics Specialist is responsible for identifying risks related to ergonomics and human factors, making recommendations to ensure a safe work environment, and following up on ergonomics interventions and initiatives.

The Ergonomics Specialist provides expert consultation in the design and modification of workstations, equipment, tools, and work processes. The Ergonomics Specialist trains employees, departments, and stakeholders in ergonomics; provides support and guidance in ergonomics to EH&S Department Safety Advisors and other stakeholders, including train-the-trainer programs; implements participatory ergonomics initiatives; and addresses complex issues related to ergonomics and human factors.

Please note: This is a full-time one-year contract position starting from the date of hire, with eligibility to convert to a career position.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
The UCSF Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) provides safety and compliance guidance to all UCSF operations and facilities, including activities across both the Campus and the Health System. Under formal Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with both the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), EH&S Fire Prevention staff perform plan review, construction inspections, existing building inspections and other work on behalf of OSFM and OSHPD, providing reviews and code enforcement on behalf of the agencies.

Other EH&S staff provide expert consultation and other services related to biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety, workplace safety and ergonomics, industrial hygiene, environmental protection and spill response.

The EH&S Office reports ultimately to the Chancellor, through the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and Operations, the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
• Minimum three or more years of related ergonomics experience
• Thorough knowledge / understanding of Ergonomics field, including related laws and regulations; and general knowledge / understanding of all EH&S fields
• Thorough knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations and related standards and guidelines
• Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize ergonomics methodologies and tools to analyze risk and identify recommendations
• Demonstrated ability to use appropriate technology and relevant scientific equipment as required
• Demonstrated competence with consistent, thorough written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen and skill to communicate effectively in a diverse environment
• Record of strong analytical and organizational skills to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of projects within time and budget constraints
• Record of creating and delivering effective presentations
• Strong emotional intelligence skills and ability to communicate and work with a variety of stakeholders with different abilities, disabilities, and limitations
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Record of contributing to inclusive, supportive, and collaborative work environments
• Ability to effectively explain ergonomics in a way that engages stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
• Professional certification in ergonomics
• Five years of ergonomics experience including office, lab, manual material handling, and clinical environments
• Demonstrated knowledge / understanding of Human Factors principles
• Ability and passion to work with ergonomics in a diverse research, clinical, and educational environment
• Able to communicate and present information in coherent, compelling summaries, verbal and written reports and presentations
• Interest in embracing UCSF’s PRIDE values (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence)

License/Certification: n/a

Job Code and Payroll Title: 7146 EH&S Specialist III

Organization: Campus

Appointment Type: Contract

Percentage: 100%

Location: Mission Bay / various other work locations

Work:  Days

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Shift: Days

Shift Length: 8 Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

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27-Jan-2020

Designated Campus Fire Marshal, OSHPD

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Full Time

53694BR

JOB OVERVIEW
The Designated Campus Fire Marshal serves as the recognized UCSF subject matter expert on fire safety in healthcare facility design and construction. Under the terms of a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between UCSF and the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Facilities Development Division (FDD), the individual serves as an OSHPD-Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM) to act on behalf of OSHPD to review and approve construction plans, and to inspect construction in progress, for compliance with Title 24 California Building Standards Code and related fire safety requirements. If workload justifies recruitment of additional OSHPD-designated staff, this position will guide those subordinate staff in providing such support to construction projects. Oversees planning and development of new programs in response to changing regulations. Receives assignments in the form of broad objectives, and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Proactively assesses fire and life safety risks, and proposes, develops, and oversees implementation of policies and procedures to assure awareness of, and compliance with UCSF and regulatory requirements.

The OSHPD-DCFM operates with broad authority as determined by the Lead Designated Campus Fire Marshal to review and provide “fire safety clearance” of construction plans and to perform construction inspections, particularly within UCSF Health facilities. The OSHPD-DCFM actually serves as the enforcing agency for construction fire and life safety issues in UCSF hospitals and licensed clinics regulated by OSHPD. In addition, the position interacts with, and represents the campus to, municipal fire departments and regional and state fire safety agencies.

This position is key member of the Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Fire and Life Safety Team, serving as the subject matter expert for healthcare facility fire and life safety issues. The OSHPD-DCFM creates and implements programs, directs program development, provides compliance consultation, and is the UCSF expert associated with fire prevention codes, policies, laws, and regulations within OSHPD regulated facilities. This position provides mentoring and technical guidance to other “Designated Campus Fire Marshals” (DCFMs) on the EH&S Fire and Life Safety Team.

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY
The UCSF Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) provides safety and compliance guidance to all UCSF operations and facilities, including activities across both the Campus and the Health System. Under formal Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with both the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), EH&S Fire and Life Safety Team staff perform plan review, construction inspections, existing building inspections and other work on behalf of OSFM and OSHPD, providing reviews and code enforcement on behalf of the agencies.

Other EH&S staff provide expert consultation and other services related to biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety, workplace safety and ergonomics, industrial hygiene, environmental protection and spill response. The EH&S Office reports ultimately to the Chancellor, through the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and Operations, the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Fire Protection or Fire Science, engineering, chemistry, physics, and architecture or related field
• Or
• A.S. degree in Fire Protection or Fire Science, engineering, chemistry, physics or architecture equivalent and two years of equivalent related work experience / training
• Or
• Four years of equivalent related work experience / training
• Additional qualifying experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis related area and / or equivalent experience / training
• Completion of OSFM Fire Prevention 2B “Interpreting the UBC and CBC” course or equivalent courses
• Valid California Class C Driver License
• Designation as “Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM)” by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (or ability to attain this designation within three months of hire as a condition of employment)
• Ten or more years of relevant work experience
• Two years of recent, full-time hospital construction plan review and inspection experience
• Four or more years of recent experience performing full-time plan review and / or technical inspection or supervision of general construction projects for fire and life safety compliance in a public or private fire prevention agency. At least two years of the qualifying experience must have involved the construction of health facilities projects
• Two years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Fire and Life Safety Officer I (Health Facilities Construction)
• Expert knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations including the California Health & Safety Code - Titles 8, 19, and 24, California Building Standards Codes including California Building Code, California Fire Code, California Mechanical Code, California Electrical Code, California Plumbing Code and NFPA standards in the areas of fire protection, life safety and panic safety
• Expert knowledge in the application of fire protection engineering, safety engineering, loss prevention and risk management principles
• Expert skill to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required
• Proven knowledge and expertise in the management of programs and personnel delivering technical and emergency services
• Significant experience performing a combination of fire prevention inspections, plan review, and construction inspections in a California local or state entity responsible for fire and life safety code and regulation enforcement
• Proven experience in the creation, development, and implementation of effective programs, projects, and initiatives to meet assigned goals
• Advanced written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills, including advanced political acumen and skill to deal with diverse constituencies in a highly political environment
• Advanced analytical skills and ability to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of high-level and potentially complex projects within budget and time constraints
• Expert skill to effectively represent the organization to local, state and federal authorities, and community groups
• Proven organizational and customer service skills to effectively manage multiple priorities
• Skill to effectively communicate with diverse constituencies and senior campus management. Proven and solid communication skills including: verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills
• Proven skills to quickly evaluate complex issues, identify resolution, and create effective written, comprehensive analyses with recommendations

Note: Physical/health screening required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Valid OSHPD “A” license
• Designation as “Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM)” by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
• Proven management expertise to effectively lead and direct subordinate professional staff in different programs. Solid interpersonal skills to effectively motivate others, skilled in facilitation, managing, coaching, and relationship building
• Experience in managing and approving fire, life and panic safety provisions for large special events

License/Certification

• Designation as “Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM)” by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (or ability to attain this designation within three months of hire as a condition of employment)
• Valid California Class C Driver License

Job Code and Payroll Title: 0491 EHS Specialist V

Organization: Campus

Appointment Type: Career

Percentage: 100%

Location: 654 Minnesota Street

Work Days: Monday - Friday

Shift: Days

Shift Length: 8 Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

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27-Jan-2020

Designated Campus Fire Marshal, OSHPD

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Full Time

54203BR

JOB OVERVIEW
The OSFM Designated Campus Fire Marshal position serves as the recognized UCSF subject matter expert on fire and life safety in campus design and construction. Under the terms of a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between UCSF and Cal Fire - Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM), the individual serves as an OSFM-Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM) to act on behalf of OSFM to do specialized plan review and field enforcement work; consults with fire officials, architects, engineers, contractors, and campus staff on problems of fire and panic safety in the design, construction, and operation of buildings and facilities at UCSF.

This position will guide those subordinate staff in providing such support to construction projects as well as general fire and life safety inspections; cooperates with other public agencies on mutual problems relating to fire safety; reviews reports and recommendations of field inspectors and prepares letters of instruction and recommendation to owners; conducts training meetings for field personnel; maintains records of plan reviews and inspections made; supervises personnel in following up enforcement of laws and regulations of the OSFM; trains new personnel on inspection work and enforcement and evaluates their performance; makes special field inspections with personnel in unusual or controversial problems. Receives assignments in the form of broad objectives, and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Proactively assesses fire and life safety risks, and proposes, develops, and oversees implementation of policies and procedures to assure awareness of, and compliance with UCSF and regulatory requirements.

This position is key member of the Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Fire and Life Safety Team, serving as the subject matter expert for Title 19 & 24 California Code of Regulations on fire and life safety issues. This person has delegated authority to act on behalf of the OSFM to approve / deny activities that may impact on campus’ core mission. The OSFM-DCFM creates and implements programs, directs program development, provides compliance consultation, and is the UCSF expert associated with fire prevention codes, policies, laws, and regulations within campus facilities. This position provides mentoring and technical guidance to other employees on the EH&S Fire and Life Safety Team.

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY
The UCSF Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) provides safety and compliance guidance to all UCSF operations and facilities, including activities across both the Campus and the Health System. Under formal Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with both the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), EH&S Fire and Life Safety Team staff perform plan review, construction inspections, existing building inspections and other work on behalf of OSFM and OSHPD, providing reviews and code enforcement on behalf of the agencies. Other EH&S staff provide expert consultation and other services related to biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety, workplace safety and ergonomics, industrial hygiene, environmental protection and spill response. The EH&S Office reports ultimately to the Chancellor, through the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and Operations, the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Fire Protection or Fire Science, engineering, chemistry, physics, and architecture or related field
Or
• A.S. degree in Fire Protection or Fire Science, engineering, chemistry, physics or architecture equivalent and two years of equivalent related work experience / training
Or
• Four years of equivalent related work experience / training
• Additional qualifying experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis related area and / or equivalent experience / training
• Valid California Class C driver license
• Designation as “Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM)” by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (or ability to attain this designation within three months of hire as a condition of employment
• Must attain designation as “Lead Designated Campus Fire Marshal (Lead DCFM)” from the Cal Fire Office of the State fire Marshal within three months of hire as a condition of continued employment
• Certifications from OSFM – CA Fire Service Training & Education System for Fire Prevention Officer 3, Fire Inspector 1, Fire Inspector 2, Fire Plans Examiner, or Fire Marshal (or equivalent)
• Ten or more years of relevant work experience
• Four years of recent, full-time construction plan review and / or technical inspection experience in supervision of general construction projects for fire and life safety compliance in a public or private fire prevention agency
• Expert knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations including the California Health & Safety Code - Titles 8, 19, and 24, California Building Standards Codes including California Building Code, California Fire Code, California Mechanical Code, California Electrical Code, California Plumbing Code and NFPA standards in the areas of fire protection, life safety and panic safety. This includes legacy codes and standards as necessary
• Expert knowledge in the application of fire protection engineering, safety engineering, loss prevention and risk management principles
• Expert skill to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required
• Proven knowledge and expertise in the management of programs and personnel delivering technical and emergency services
• Significant experience performing a combination of fire prevention inspections, plan review, and construction inspections in a California local or state entity responsible for fire and life safety code and regulation enforcement
• Proven skills to quickly evaluate complex issues, identify resolution, and create effective written, comprehensive analyses with recommendations
• Advanced written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills, including advanced political acumen and skill to deal with diverse constituencies in a highly political environment
• Advanced analytical skills and ability to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of high-level and potentially complex projects within budget and time constraints
• Expert skill to effectively represent the organization to local, state and federal authorities, and community groups
• Proven experience in the creation, development, and implementation of effective programs, projects, and initiatives to meet assigned goals
• Proven organizational and customer service skills to effectively manage multiple priorities
• Skill to effectively communicate with diverse constituencies and senior campus management. Proven and solid communication skills including: verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills
• Must be able to work an irregular or flexible schedule to address campus emergencies when needed

Note: Physical/health screening required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Designation as “Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM)” by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
• Proven management expertise to effectively lead and direct subordinate professional staff in different programs
• Solid interpersonal skills to effectively motivate others, skilled in facilitation, managing, coaching, and relationship building
• Experience in managing and approving fire, life and panic safety provisions for large special events

License/Certification

• Valid California Class C driver license
• Designation as “Designated Campus Fire Marshal (DCFM)” by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (or ability to attain this designation within three months of hire as a condition of employment
• Certifications from OSFM – CA Fire Service Training & Education System for Fire Prevention Officer 3, Fire Inspector 1, Fire Inspector 2, Fire Plans Examiner, or Fire Marshal (or equivalent)

Job Code and Payroll Title: 0491 EHS Specialist V

Organization: Campus

Appointment Type: Career

Percentage: 100%

Location: 654 Minnesota Street

Work Days: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Shift: Days

Shift Length: 8 Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

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28-Jan-2020

Executive Director, EH&S

Environment, Health and Safety

Full Time

54432BR

JOB OVERVIEW
The Executive Director of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) serves as the lead organization EH&S Official, responsible for leadership of the Office of Environment, Health and Safety. Directs the overall operation of organization environmental health and safety programs, including ensuring regulatory compliance and overall program management. Creates, oversees implementation and continuously improves strategies and programs to meet changing regulatory demands and ensures protection and consideration of the public interest.

Provides broad spectrum technical management expertise and knowledge to balance regulatory requirements with University research, clinical and educational needs and requirements, financial obligations / considerations, and public / private partnerships.

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY
The UCSF Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) is responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy environment at UCSF for all faculty, staff, students, patients and visitors. EH&S is responsible for supporting regulatory compliance for all campus workplace safety and environmental compliance issues including: biosafety, chemical safety, environmental protection, ergonomics, facilities safety, fire and life safety, industrial hygiene, radiation safety, laser safety, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) controlled substance compliance, hazardous materials, spill response, food facility compliance and safety, safety training, personal protective equipment (PPE), asbestos program, hazardous waste management, etc. The EH&S program also provides substantial safety and environmental program support to the UCSF Health System and several UCSF affiliates.

The EH&S Executive Director is responsible for all technical and administrative aspects of the entire EH&S program.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

• Advanced degree in Business Administration or Scientific Field and / or equivalent experience / training
• DMV / FBI / DOJ background checks and clearances required prior to hire
• Ten+ years of relevant work experience
• Five+ years of supervisory/management experience
• Must be willing and capable of assisting in emergency response activities that may include exposure to bio-hazardous materials, hazardous materials spills, fire scenes, and medical emergencies
• Comprehensive and advanced knowledge and understanding of all relevant technical requirements, logistics, materials, operations, policies, rules, regulations, and compliance regulators in health and safety, environmental protection, and environmental health disciplines
• Advanced management skills to effectively lead and direct a comprehensive EH&S program
• Advanced written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills to effectively address complex and potentially sensitive subject matter, including expertise and skill to interact successfully with a diverse array of technical, scientific, legal, political, and public entities. Includes ability to communicate effectively in a full range of forums such as meetings, presentations, and written expression
• Ability to analyze a wide range of information, both text and financial, into coherent summaries and reports. Demonstrated ability to design and give presentations on complex issues to all levels of groups and individuals
• Ability to build cooperation and communications within and among departments
• Has a level of expertise that enhances his / her ability to persuade others; demonstrates effective persuasion and negotiation skills
• Demonstrated abilities to build trust
• Highly developed leadership and relationship-building skills across functional entities (real estate / capital programs, risk management and insurance services, legal counsel, etc.)
• Ability to manage across EH&S with focus on continuous improvement
• Ability to manage through highly complex, ambiguous situations with creativity, political savvy, and discretion to achieve results

Note: Physical/health screening required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional certification in one or more areas of EH&S practice (e.g., CIH, CSP, CHP, CBSP, CHMM)
• Advanced skills in managing highly complex budgets, including ability to prioritize budget requests and make decisions based on sound judgment and full knowledge of the scope of departmental needs
• Advanced skills to appropriately and efficiently respond to, and direct the response to emergencies and critical situations, including follow-up evaluation and critique of response efficacy; creates, develops and implements changes to emergency response as required
• Experience with academic healthcare / academic health centers

License/Certification: n/a

Job Code and Payroll Title: 0475 Manager III, Environment, Health and Safety

Organization: Campus

Appointment Type: Career

Percentage: 100%

Location: UCSF Parnassus

Work Days: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (some weekends and nights may be required)

Shift: Days

Shift Length: 8 Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.