Occupational Safety and Health Program Manager

Aug 21, 2018

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION – F&A-OPS Risk Management
Sub Department: UNIV-1029200-Occupational Safety
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV – Classified
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Risk Management
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 8: $59,161.00 – $84,309.00 – $109,457.00 (min – mid – max)

Job Duties:15% Develops and maintains a customer focused culture to ensure that OSHP”s programs and services are of superior quality and satisfy customer needs. 15% Ensures internal communications among OSHP personnel is clear and effectively sets OSHP expectations for employees. Communicates effectively with senior management, other department administrators and staff of MUSC, MUHA, UMA and other customers. 15% Ensures the Department develops and implements a systematic process to measure effectiveness, productivity, value and efficiency of current processes. 15% Promotes the development and maintenance of a diverse work environment conducive to the well being and growth of all employees allowing creativity, innovation and continual improvement.  20% Promotes good stewardship of resources and a spirit of customer service through effective and efficient use of people, systems and funding.  20% Provides and sets clear directions, expectations and priorities for the Department of Occupational Safety and Health Programs (OSHP) and manages the daily operations. Is responsible for the fair and equitable management of all OSHP employees. Responsible for the effective utilization and control of manpower, supplies and equipment assigned or available for the performance of required duties.

Job summary: Directs and manages the Occupational Safety and Health Program for the Medical University of South Carolina. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable Occupational Safety, Environmental and Joint Commission regulations, policies and codes.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 8: $59,161.00 – $84,309.00 – $109,457.00 (min – mid – max)

FLSA: Salaried

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and four years relevant program experience.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Health and Safety field. Ten year’s experience in Health and Safety field. Progressive management responsibilities within a higher education institution with an academic healthcare facility. Extensive knowledge of regulations regarding health and safety, and environmental protection. Proven experience with regards to injury prevention and regulatory compliance. CHSP and CSP preferred.

Guidelines and Supervision: This employee is expected to independently provide guidance and leadership for all areas within their responsibility, given broad goals and objectives.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)