1. Directs one or more functional areas within an administrative department of the University and ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. 2. Directs analytic and research support for educational policies and planning and develops and approves administrative policies affecting assigned functional areas of the University. 3. Directs and establishes parameters for major projects for the department and University. 4. Interprets federal policies and regulations and educates staff and administration about regulations, restrictions, and the legal responsibilities of the University. 5. Directs and implements policy and program modifications and develops standards to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 6. Develops and administers an operating budget for the assigned department consistent with University policies and procedures. 7. Develops cost savings objectives and goals; authorizes major purchases and negotiates contracts that range from routine to complex in nature. 8. Establishes and implements long- and short-range goals for the functional area consistent with University goals and objectives. 9. Directs the development of related automated systems to support the function; determines office policies and procedures for use of automated systems. 10. Directs the evaluation and selection of vendors and negotiates contract details including work steps and pricing with the vendors on behalf of the assigned functional area. 11. Works with internal and external contacts to solve problems that range from routine to complex in nature. 12. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations with various governmental agencies. 13. Directs a staff of exempt and nonexempt employees. 14. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's degree in management or related scientific, health, or safety field. A PhD or terminal professional degree is strongly preferred. Professional safety certification. Progressive experience in comprehensive environmental health and safety programs at a comparable organization.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree in management or related scientific, health, or safety field. A PhD or terminal professional degree is strongly preferred. Professional safety certification. Progressive experience in comprehensive environmental health and safety programs at a comparable organization.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, including EHS Integrator. Ability to report survey findings and maintain required regulatory records. Strong fiscal and analytic skills.
Posting Position Title: Director 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to manage and prioritize multiple programs, projects, and tasks across multiple university locations. Ability to analyze and address complex issues and exercise sound judgment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate Director
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated leadership and management skills, including the abilities to create a productive and positive team environment, to effectively address and resolve conflicts, to develop and implement self-audit and improvement programs, to create, and implement a strategic direction.
Required Skill/ability 4: Superior verbal and written communication skills. Ability to be an effective trainer and public speaker. Ability to maintain collaborative relationships with coworkers, students, faculty, staff and external entities.
Required Skill/ability 2: Advanced knowledge EHS science and state and federal EHS regulations, standards, and guidance. Demonstrated technical EHS skills appropriate to the position's responsibilities. Ability to perform technical calculations and hazard evaluations.
Bachelor's Degree in related field. Eight years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.