1.Develop and or assemble a variety of safety training programs and project materials to create and maintain an active interest in accident prevention and training required by and in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and College policies. Present safety programs and training to staff, faculty and students.
2.Maintain files on safety, environmental, OSHA and MSDS compliance materials and complete all compliance reports on the above. This includes assisting in identification of hazardous materials and government compliant pick up and disposal of such materials.
3.Co-chair the Emergency Response Group. This individual will work directly with the Director of Campus Safety and the Director of Communication to coordinate Crisis Task Force meetings, agendas, meeting minutes, table top exercises, and the annual review of the College Emergency Response Plan.
4.Assist the Vice President for Finance and Vice President for Operations with various risk management related matters.
5.Coordinate, review, analyze, and evaluate the College's employee safety program, annually. Develops, maintains and monitors the implementation of all federal, state and local compliance programs. Examples include Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Hazard Communication Program, Blood-borne Pathogens Exposure Control Program.
6.Participates in the inspections and reviews of the College's operations and facilities for risk management, assuring the College's compliance with federal, state and local regulations, and recommends appropriate corrective actions when necessary.
7.Maintains OSHA files for the College and assist Human Resources with required posting.
8.Coordinates the preparation and analysis of property loss, liability and worker's comp. insurance claims, student injury incidents, and OSHA reports for the purpose of ensuring the timely and accurate presentation of facts.
9.Assists in implementing in-service training programs on health and safety (e.g. asbestos, hazards, disaster preparedness, OSHA's Hazardous Communication Standard, etc.) for the purpose of reducing the incidence of accidents and meeting state and federal guidelines.
10.Develop and act as a liaison to Naperville Fire Department, College's insurance company, and Human Resources.
11.Coordinate all sprinkler and fire pump inspections.
12.Maintain certificate of insurance records and develop best practices and certificate requirements for both on and off campus events, construction and renovation projects, and leased properties.
13.Develop, collect, organize and file all lab, class trips, travel (domestic & international), and event waivers.
14.Act as the PPE Coordinator. Monitor and procure necessary safety equipment for the Operations Department work areas and personnel. Assist other College departments with implementation of proper PPE use.
15.Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive employee, parent, and citizen safety complaints or concerns. 16.Assist Human Resources with investigation of worker's compensation insurance claims.
17.Investigates and analyzes accidents involving College employees injured while using College equipment, vehicles, or facilities.
18.Establishes records and procedures for reporting and handling claims.
19.Plans and coordinates various liability and workers' compensation insurance policies.
20.Manages return-to-work and light duty programs for Operations Department.
21.Acts as advisor to Human Resources Department for Americans with Disabilities Act.
22.Ensure campus-wide compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, responsible for coordinating reasonable accommodations.
23.Perform other related duties and tasks as appropriately assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree in industrial safety or hygiene, environmental science/engineering degree or other related field experience required.
A minimum of three years of experience in a risk management or compliance related position required.
Licenses or Certifications:
The ability to become trained/certified in areas relating to this position, as is or may be expected in the future by governmental agencies. Professional certification in one or more areas of risk management, environmental health and safety preferred.
A valid Illinois driver’s license is required.
This position is responsible for the coordination of the environmental health, risk, and safety management efforts of the College. This position is responsible for campus-wide safety management, in collaboration with the campus task force, to analyze insurance policies and provide ideas for efficiency and improvement based on any gaps in coverage. Responsible for managing all insurance and safety issues that may expose the College to litigation or insurance claims, including but not limited to identifying, evaluating, controlling and minimizing the College's exposure to loss or damage to physical assets, fidelity losses, and losses arising out of liability claims. Manages all automobile liability, fire, and property damage claims, including communications with attorneys, claims reviews, investigations, and assists with negotiation of settlements.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.