Associate Director of Health, Safety and Emergency Management (Hybrid Opportunity)

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Bachelor’s degree in arts/science in related allied/scientific field and five years of related progressively responsible experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Advanced degree and/or certification(s) or experience may be required for some programs.




  • Ability to manage environmental, health, and safety functions and staff, or programs and/or staff in a professional service environment.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Ability to interpret and apply regulations.
  • Ability to ensure environmental, health, and safety program compliance.
  • Ability to assist with conducting environmental health and safety related risk assessment, mitigation, and crisis management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to lead professionally in emergency/crisis situations.




  • Advanced knowledge and experience of principles and practices of occupational environmental health and safety with preferably a master’s degree and/or professional certification in the EHS field such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Emergency Manager or other relevant professional certification
  • Experience with developing safety and emergency management programs/processes and applying continuous improvement approaches to EH&S programs.
  • Must be able to independently problem-solve solutions to a wide range of circumstances in a complex organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, coach and mentor staff subject matter experts.
  • Excellent oral and written communicator including presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to exercise tact and have superior diplomatic and inter-personal skills.




  • Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments.
  • May rarely be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals
  • May rarely work in confined spaces or at heights ≥10 feet.


The expected pay range for this position is $136,00 to $160,000 per annum.

Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.


At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.


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Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:


       Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

       A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

       A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classifications and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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