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Industrial Hygienist

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Industrial Hygienist
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170115
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution and ranked eighth nationally among public universities in The Princeton Review’s ‘Best Value Colleges’ for 2011, is committed to the mission of teaching, research and community outreach. Serving a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8,000+ faculty and staff in the U.S. and around the world, Virginia Tech’s core foundation is reflected in its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). Virginia Tech is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff.

Position Summary:

Develops and implements industrial hygiene programs to address the evaluation and control of health hazards for employees of Virginia Tech. Serves as subject matter expert with regard to chemical and particulate industrial hygiene evaluations and controls, and acts as a consultant to the university community for related issues.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in industrial hygiene, safety engineering, or closely related discipline or training and work experience equivalent to an advanced degree; experience working as an industrial hygienist; demonstrated knowledge of interpretations, technical principles, practices, and procedures used to comply with industrial-hygiene related OSHA regulations and industry standards; experience with respiratory protection regulations and fit-testing protocols; working knowledge of a variety of sampling techniques including asbestos/lead sampling and assessments; experience developing and providing employee training programs; experience recommending procedural and/or resource changes to management.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, or closely related discipline; experience performing chemical, gas and vapor monitoring, particulate monitoring, ventilation system evaluations and testing; Certified Industrial Hygienist. Licensed or ability to obtain licensure as asbestos inspector, asbestos management planner, and lead inspector/risk assessor.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Must have health and safety medical check
Must be able to use respirator

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete the online faculty application at www.jobs.vt.edu Posting #AP0170115 and submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references as attachments to that application. For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply by the review date of May 8th 2017.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience $50,000-$55,000
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Tues - Fri. 7am-6pm + as needed
Job Posting Date: 04/17/2017
Review Begin Date: 05/08/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/75538

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents