Support certain program activities of the Department of Environmental Health and Safety primarily related to the laboratory/research safety program (biosafety, radiation safety, and laboratory/research safety). Perform routine audits of campus work locations to assess and document compliance with safety standards/regulations. Implement the autoclave validation and blood borne pathogen programs. Train laboratory workers in good microbial techniques, upon request. Review and provide comments on biosafety research protocols. Maintain associated records.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Associate's degree, or equivalent education/experience in environmental, natural, or equivalent science; engineering; occupational safety/industrial hygiene; or fire safety, plus two years experience in laboratory, biosafety, health physics, or equivalency. Good communication; interpersonal; and organizational skills. Basic computer skills. Recordkeeping abilities. Basic knowledge of laboratory safety, hazards of chemicals or ionizing radiation, and good microbial practices. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Bachelor's degree in environmental, natural, or equivalent science; engineering; occupational safety/industrial hygiene; or fire safety. General knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations/standards pertaining to laboratory safety, ionizing radiation, and/or biosafety.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.