About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The Safety and Space Officer will work with Bouve College of Health Sciences and University administrators to provide planning, guidance and implementation of best practices and policies related to Lab and Lab Classroom, Research and Administrative space needs, and Clinical Compliance operations. This is a temporary, non-benefits eligible 40 hour per week position.
Responsibilities: The Major areas of responsibility include:
Develop and coordinate College-wide laboratory practices to ensure research and teaching activities are conducted in a safe manner and in compliance with the University's Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) policies. Oversee all PPE related issues involved in procuring, organizing, and delivering throughout the College. Work in a collegial manner with Department Safety Officers (DSOs) to implement such practices. Serve as the facilitator between EHS and the DSOs.
Provide assistance with strategy, evaluation, planning, and utilization considerations for space in the College envelope, including space needs for academic program delivery, new hires (faculty and staff), and funded research, with an emphasis on spaces involving intensive equipment and specialized infrastructure needs.
Conceptualize innovative and efficient approaches to research/operational space utilization.
Develop and maintain the College's space inventory and allocation data, including usage (e.g. office, research, instructional, administrative support) and optimization metrics. Work effectively with the Dean's Office, administrators, facilities personnel, faculty, staff, and students during the design and implementation phase of renovation projects to understand user needs and assure satisfactory results.
Develop a comprehensive inventory of clinical placement operations in support of clinical needs for the School of Pharmacy, the School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences, the Future School of Public Health and the School of Nursing.
Manage inventory of supplies needs for all clinical classrooms and placements.
In coordination with the purchasing office work to secure supplies needed for the efficient operation of the clinical locations
Oversee and coordinate associated requirements such as fit-testing to ensure smooth transition of students into clinical placements
As needed connect with clinical sites to resolves issues and address needs
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Experience of six to eight or more years of project management/administrative experience in a higher education setting strongly preferred. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, strong attention to detail and organizational abilities. Proven capability to manage/prioritize multiple projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on customer service with faculty, staff, students and vendors. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, space planning software (e.g., Archibus or equivalent), with the ability to learn new software programs as needed or directed.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: Temp Non-student
Additional Information: This is a temporary, non benefits eligible position. This position is expected to work 40 hours per week. Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.