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Risk Management, Safety & Sustainability Administrative Specialist

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Risk Management, Safety and Sustainability

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Risk Management, Safety & Sustainability Administrative Specialist
  • Job ID: #18248
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Risk Management, Safety & Sustainability Administrative Specialist

A full-time academic staff position is available in the department of Risk Management, Safety, and Sustainability beginning June 1, 2022. The official title of this position is Administrative Specialist. This is a fixed term renewable assignment which requires a six-month probationary period. The expected hiring salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree from an accredited institution
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational, multitasking skills
  • Working knowledge of UW-Eau Claire and UW-System policies
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness
  • Strong ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with internal and
  • external stakeholders

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

DUTIESThis position will serve as a resource in the development of Risk Management, Safety and Sustainability Department vision and goals. Duties will be focused on promoting a culture of environmental sustainability, managing graduate assistant(s) and engaging with students and staff in sustainability initiatives.

  • This position will coordinate, collaborate, and communicate with university staff and third parties, developing audience specific information and guidance.
  • Assist with implementation and updating of the 2020 Chancellor’s Sustainability & Climate Task Force Recommendations.
  • Assist with research and identify practical sustainability measures and features for new construction, maintenance, and repair initiative through researching industry trends and best practices.
  • Assist the unit's efforts to achieve its vision of instilling a culture of sustainability. Provides support to various unit initiatives and serves as a sustainability resource to staff, students, and the community.
  • Assist in implementation of sustainability initiatives that promote a culture of sustainability through awareness and behavior changes in students, staff, and the community.
  • May exercise supervisory authority, including hiring, managing performance, and approving hours worked of one or more Graduate Assistants.
  • Serve (and/or Chair) on the Chancellor’s Advisory Council of Sustainability and Climate Action.
  • Attend and represent UWEC at System-wide sustainability meetings.
  • Collaborate with student organizations, including Student Office of Sustainability.
  • Willing to learn and train in Sustainability and Grant Writing.
  • Assist in evaluating sustainability projects, programs, events, and enhancements as necessary.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining training and support materials that provide guidance to students and staff.
  • Collaborate with campus and community partners to execute initiatives and to promote the unit sustainability program.
  • Serves as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders to support various unit initiatives and serves as a resource to students, staff, and the community.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Risk Management, Safety, and Sustainability: Administrative Specialist position (Job ID # 18248) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Brian Drollinger; drollibk@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by May 20, 2022.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).