EHS Director (Terre Haute, IN)


The Director of Environmental Health and Safety implements and maintains the Institute EH&S efforts by developing, leading, and promoting an effective comprehensive environmental health and safety program which reduces risk and ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations and establishes excellent working relationships. The Director will oversee campus-wide EHS programs including workplace safety, construction safety, industrial hygiene, radiation protection, hazardous waste management, environmental protection, and other specific and related programs.

The Director’s primary responsibilities include:

Managing the day-to-day operations, strategies, and initiatives in a way that builds a campus-wide culture of compliance, performance and safety.

Serving as the primary EH&S leader on all matters affecting EH&S technical activities including long-range program planning, staffing, budgeting, assessment and resource allocation to meet goals.

Developing, implementing and overseeing all written EH&S programs, procedures, and policies to ensure compliance.

Designing and execute education, training, and awareness programs for those functions or responsibilities impacting compliance with EH&S policies, laws or standards of conduct and ensures that all required training (OSHA, EPA, etc.) is completed

Providing guidance on regulatory matters and oversee federal, state, and local compliance inspections
and activities to include OSHA, IOSHA, EPA, IDEM, IDNR, as well as air permit, MS4 storm water permit, and RCRA activities. This includes serving as the lead contact with these agencies and their

Managing hazardous materials, including waste management, asbestos management, and radioactive
materials management; ensuring applicable licensing, certification, and accreditation requirements are met; develops procedures to identify, handle, use and dispose of hazardous material.

Assisting in emergency preparedness and response, following best practices to continuously improve the
Institute’s emergency management capabilities. Serving as the alternate Incident Commander in the Senior Director’s absence.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety/Environmental Health or related discipline with seven years
of related experience. In lieu of seven years of related experience, additional and higher level degrees may be considered. Must have demonstrated experience in the management of comprehensive environmental, health and safety programs within a comparable organization. Must have demonstrated experience in effectively leading and developing strategic and tactical plans to meet stakeholder needs. This leader will exhibit excellent communication and team building skills and foster a collaborative environment. This position requires a background in regulatory compliance, operations, and financial accountability. Candidate must be a self-starter and be able to work independently.


Familiarity in higher education and work experience in a decentralized organization. Preferred qualifications include recognition as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial
Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM), and/or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM).

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