Posted: Jun 17, 2022

Director of Environmental Health & Safety

Millersville University - Millersville, PA
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2022

Environmental Health & Safety



Hours: Monday – Friday \ 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Classification: Tact Leadership/Senior Professional 200 - S200

Description: Millersville University of Pennsylvania is recruiting for a Director of Environmental Health and Safety. Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President for Facilities, Safety and Sustainability, the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Director provides proactive and comprehensive oversight, development, implementation, and management of new and existing EHS programs for the University.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,250 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. We have over 950 graduate students enrolled in 21 master’s and 3 doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in safety, chemistry, biology, environmental health and safety, emergency management, industrial hygiene, engineering, or a related field and a minimum of five years of progressive relevant job experience in an EHS position OR the equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the job; Comprehensive working knowledge of regulations such as OSHA, EPA, NFPA, NIOSH, ASHRAE, FEMA, PEMA, and PA DOH; Qualified Provider for Workers Comp Self-Insurance (PAL&I) or obtained within the first six months of employment; Proficient and competent with all Microsoft Office software and database applications; Demonstrated oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Proficiency in writing reports and trending data; Demonstrated ability to develop presentations and address diverse audiences; Possess strong team building skills; Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; Valid driver’s license; Successful interview; Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred: Master’s degree or higher in areas listed above or another field; Experience exceeding the required qualifications; Professional certifications ASP/CSP; Certified 40 Hour Emergency Chemical Responder (HazWoper); NIMS certifications (ICS 100, 200, 300, 400 and 700); EPA/PADEP Asbestos Inspector; Certified IH; Other relevant certifications and licenses; Experience in a higher education environment; Experience in a union environment.

To Apply:  For full description of duties, qualifications and to apply, go to and create a staff application.  

Application Submission:  All applications must be received by July 3, 2022.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.