The Chemical Inventory Program Manager plays a key role in efforts to promote a comprehensive chemical safety program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the largest public education institutions in the country in terms of research expenditures and includes 42,000 students and 18,000 staff within the main campus and within its various statewide facilities. This position contributes to the UW-Madison Chemical Safety Office's goal of ensuring that all work involving hazardous chemicals is performed safely and in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards (including OSHA, ANSI, EPA, DNR, IFC, NFPA, and the Wisconsin Administrative Codes).
This position will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a campus-wide chemical inventory management system. Duties include working with key campus stakeholders on the essential features of the chemical inventory system, working with a selected vendor on identifying system requirements, and developing an implementation plan - including the identification of necessary resources needed for the implementation.
The position requires the ability to manage a complex program while working collaboratively with stakeholders having diverse interests. Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal skills are essential. This position reports directly to the Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) in the Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) within the Division of Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M).
DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Bachelor's degree required, with major studies in science, engineering, project management, or related field.
MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: At least three years of experience in project management or developing a critical safety and compliance program.Full ad here. Interested? Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Zebrowski (firstname.lastname@example.org).