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The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department is comprised of conscientious and caring individuals who actively promote a positive safety culture across ISU's campuses. EHS staff assist students and employees in achieving their goals by delivering safety assistance, technical expertise, and compliance guidance with a customer focused mind-set. We strive to keep our ISU community safe. 

EHS is currently seeking like-minded individuals to join our dedicated EHS Team.

Available Positions

 Safety Programs Coordinator 

Job Description

The Safety Programs Coordinator oversees safety programs for the Environmental Health and Safety Department.  Key responsibilities include: 

  • Develop, implement, review and evaluate safety programs, plans and procedures 
  • Lead safety programs including but not limited to hazardous energy control, hot work and shop safety 
  • Prepare professional reports with findings and corrective actions
  • Utilize continuous improvement principles in all EHS responsibilities
  • Cultivate a positive culture of safety by role modeling safe behavior and a demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Respond to off-hours emergencies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four years of experience in environmental, health and safety or a bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to interpret laws and regulations to assist with University compliance
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in unusual or new situations
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with environmental health and safety in a college or university setting


Occupational Safety Student Technician

The Environmental Health and Safety Department (EHS) is seeking to hire a 10 - 20 hour per week Occupational Safety Technician. This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience and training in the environmental/occupational health and safety field. 

  • Calibration of EHS equipment for monitoring health hazards.
  • Assist with exposure monitoring and health hazard evaluations.
  • Provide respirator fit testing.
  • Maintain EHS inventory of monitoring equipment and personal protective equipment.
  • Test chemical safety equipment (hoods, eyewash stations, showers, etc).
  • Complete other environmental health & safety duties as assigned.

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