Often referred to as “the jewel of the CUNY system,” Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions.
With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.
In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values, the Environmental Health and Safety Department seeks to fill one Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator vacancy.
Under the supervision of the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, the College’s Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator provides administrative support with environmental and occupational health and safety compliance. The successful candidate shall be responsible for investigating applicable laws and regulations and for participating in the planning and implementation of appropriate control measures needed for compliance. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the successful the candidate will be responsible for:
-The coordination of a central chemical receiving processes;
-Maintenance of a computerized chemical inventory system;
-Assist with the development, organization and facilitation health and safety training (i.e. Hazard Communication, Laboratory Safety, etc.);
-Supports site safety and health audits to monitor EHS program compliance;
-Assist with developing compliance strategies and programs for applicable federal, state, and local EHS regulations;
-Coordinates the acceptance, transfer and processing of regulated wastes;
-Member of the Queens College “Emergency Response Team”