University of North Texas - Chemical Hygiene Officer

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
The Risk Management Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Chemical Hygiene Officer to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Plans and implements policies and procedures surrounding chemical hygiene and hazardous materials management to maintain compliance with federal, state, and rules and regulations. Serves as primary contact with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies regarding related matters. * Plans and implements programs to train faculty, staff, and students on a wide variety of topics related to chemical hygiene, regulatory compliance, safe work practices, and hazardous materials management. * Maintains and implements the Chemical Hygiene Plan. * Manages the Hazard Communication program. * Performs inspections of all applicable research, teaching, and facilities spaces. * Provides stakeholders with recommendations for corrective actions and suggestions for program improvements. * Manages chemical inventory reporting and actively ensures compliance with all applicable agencies. * Manages certification, inspection, and calibration programs for safety and other technical equipment. * Develops and promotes outreach programs aimed at creating productive collaborations with faculty, staff, and student groups regarding chemical hygiene and general safety. * Provides subject matter expertise to assist with technical aspects of the greater environmental program. * Communicates effectively with faculty, staff, and students through verbal and written means. * Collaborates across multiple units and operations, building cross-functional partnerships to ensure appropriate stakeholders are involved in strategic program development. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The qualified candidate will possess a Master's degree in chemistry or related chemical science and 4 years of associated experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a culturally and professionally diverse community. * Ability to lead and manage multiple operations; ability to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously. * Act as the primary point of contact for regulatory agencies and auditors to resolve issues and represent the institution in a positive manner. * Knowledge of the fundamentals and principles of both chemistry and environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and communicate on critical technical and administrative topics with all levels of the campus organization. * Proven experience managing and leading programs across varied functional groups and collaborating with critical stakeholders for process development and enhancement. * Skilled in the use of computers and technology associated with environmental and hazardous materials work.



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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