University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Technical Safety Manager

Technical Safety Officer—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Administrative Services Professional
Job Code: 4281
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This is an Alternate Career Progression standard within the Administrative Services Professional Series.

Job Overview

Oversee and provide leadership for highly specialized technical services and operational planning to influence, define and support University safety services and goals.  Serve as designated officer per regulatory requirements addressing compliance issues relative to specific area of expertise.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide oversight and leadership; exercise judgment in prioritization of workflow, selection of methods and application of operational and technical processes with general guidance; assist with design and implement mid to long range initiatives, action plans and goals; evaluate and make recommendations related to processes, procedures and policies.

Coordinate administrative functions; monitor and analyze area and University policies to ensure institutional consistency, organizational quality, effectiveness and integrity of communications/programs/services; maintain and ensure security of equipment, instrumentation and inventory; participate in or develop budget, inventory/equipment monitoring systems and equipment purchase/replacement schedules; oversee personnel actions, recruitment/retention, performance and constructive discipline; manage specialized training and operational activities.

Oversee data management; ensure compliance with pertinent confidentiality guidelines; interpret and analyze data, identify trends, establish and document systems criteria; develop high level administrative and management reports, prepare regulatory/technical documentation and compose internal and external communications.

Provide information, consultation and direction; respond to and address complex inquiries specific to area of expertise and consistent with area guidelines; collaborate with and serve as a resource and liaison with internal and external constituents; interpret and communicate area, procedural and process information for operational, planning and management purposes; research, negotiate and resolve complex issues and outcomes; ensure compliance with University standards and regulatory guidelines based on a thorough knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures; may serve as a University representative at internal and external events and activities.

Provide administrative supervision to one or more ongoing employees and may functionally supervise designated affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Bachelor's degree in a related field and four to six years specialized experience required.

Last modified February 16 2012 01:49 PM