Posted: 1-13-14

The Chemical Hygiene Officer is responsible for the overall planning, direction and management of the chemical hygiene program for Moravian College and Theological Seminary. Creates and maintains a Chemical Hygiene Program designed to help College faculty, staff, and students to use hazardous chemicals safely and in a manner that complies with prevailing state and federal regulations and protocols.

This position is full-time/12 months and eligible for full benefits.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Classification: Administrative Staff

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates are required to have a Bachelors degree in an appropriate science discipline, plus one to two years of relevant technical experience, or a combination of education and experience. Experience in handling a wide variety of chemicals as well a working knowledge of laboratory safety. Knowledgeable of current Federal and State regulations governing non-public academic laboratories is required.  Solid administrative and organizational skills as well as the ability to multitask.  Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly database applications, word processing and spreadsheets is essential.  Effective communication skills, maturity in relationships and the ability to work with little or no supervision.

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Moravian College is located near New York and Philadelphia, which affords easy access to many colleges and universities, as well as other scholarly and cultural resources. As a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Moravian is engaged in a variety of cooperative programs with Lehigh and DeSales Universities, Cedar Crest, Lafayette, and Muhlenberg Colleges.


If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send your resume and a cover letter along with specific salary history and three professional references as instructed. Moravian College has adopted a recruitment philosophy that is rooted in building relationships with prospective students and families. We ask that you highlight your specific skills as they relate to this area in your cover letter.

Candidates are instructed to email their qualifications electronically. All application materials are to be combined into one document and submitted as a PDF file (preferred) or MS Word Document to:, include 'Chemical Hygiene Officer' in the subject line.

Questions about the position may be directed to 610/861-1459.

Moravian College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package which includes health, life, and disability insurance, pension, generous vacation, and tuition remission.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.Candidates considered for employment at Moravian College will be asked to complete an employment application. Click on this link to access a printable application with application instructions. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION LINK

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary value diversity and encourage individuals from under-represented populations to apply.EOE