Chemical Hygiene Officer & Lab Manager

Bridgewater College   Bridgewater, VA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 15, 2022
Chemical Hygiene Officer & Lab Manager: The Departments of Chemistry and Biology-Environmental Science at Bridgewater College invite applications for the full-time position of Chemical Hygiene Officer & Lab Manager to begin in February, 2022. Duties include lab preparation in both departments, handling chemical waste, supervising student workers and stockroom management. At the start of each semester, this person delivers chemical safety briefings to students. This is a full-time position with daily duties and responsibilities over the weeks of the academic year. QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified applicant should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science or allied discipline. Several years of lab work with management experience is valuable. Experience in chemical waste management is useful as well. GENERAL INFORMATION: Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region. APPLY: Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers and include (upload) a cover letter, resume or cv, and the names and contact information for three references. DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Ken Overway, Chair, Department of Chemistry at koverway@bridgewater.edu Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse faculty, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups. Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Bridgewater College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or other college programs and activities, or with regard to employment. Bridgewater College has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to obtain resources to enhance the College’s facilities, including the recent addition to and renovation of the College’s primary athletic facility. The College is posting the following Notice as required by federal law for organizations which benefit from the USDA’s funding program: NOTICE If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax at (202) 690-7442, or email at program.intake@usda.gov. The Bridgewater College Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report summarizes policies on campus security and personal safety, crime prevention, fire safety, and crime reporting, and includes crime and fire statistics for the past three years. The reports are available at https://bridgewater.box.com/s/4ma6tlh30y8cat9un192ugo3dm6n29y9. To request a printed copy, please call 540-828-5761