Assistant Director, Risk and Compliance
West Texas A&M University is taking applications for a Assistant Director, Risk and Compliance.
The A&M System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans,
additional health and lifestyle programs, and optional retirement savings
opportunities. Eligible employees will have access to paid leave programs in addition to 13-15 paid holidays each year. For more information regarding the benefit package go to: West Texas A&M University: Human Resources Benefits
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Research and
Compliance, this position manages the day-to-day operation of the Office of Academic and Research Environmental Health and Safety. Position may require work beyond normal office hours and work on weekends.
o Assists AR-EHS Director in the assignment of daily operational objectives for AR-EHS staff;
o Provides input to AR-EHS Director and assists in the design and
implementation of assigned compliance programs;
o Working within the established chain of command, collaborates with
departments and divisions to identify and resolve risk management and compliance issues;
o Addresses potentially serious risk management and compliance issues and communicates with AR-EHS Director for corrective timelines and
o When delegated, serve as a liaison to the System Offices regarding
System polices, regulations, and member rules and procedures;
o Assists AR-EHS Director in the development, initiation, maintenance, and revision of rules and procedures and related activities to prevent illegal,
unethical, or improper conduct through the Compliance Program;
o Coordinates periodic compliance risk assessments and provides comment for updates the University’s Program accordingly;
o Serves as subject matter expert on laboratory biosafety, conducts biosafety inspections and serves in an advisory role to the Institutional Biosafety Committee;
o Monitors the effectiveness of training, updates training, and verifies
adequate training assignments based on WTAMU and System Offices guidance;
o Maintains 100% compliance with timely completion of required System, University and job-specific online training courses;
o Other duties as assigned.
o Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
o Six years with research laboratory experience;
o Knowledge of work processing, spreadsheet, and database applications;
o Knowledge of laboratory safety and biosafety;
o Excellent communication skills, both orally and written and be able to create professional, high level written documents.
o Master’s degree preferred. Preferred academic areas for bachelor and masters related to: Environmental Health, Chemistry, Biology, laboratory science area;
o Ten years with laboratory experience;
o Knowledge of compliance practices.
Starting Salary of $5,384.28 monthly, based on experience
Please visit jobs.wtamu.edu to apply. Contact Human Resources at email@example.com, for assistance.
WTAMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/ Disability Employer committed to diversity.