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Associate Director of Safety, Enterprises and Operations
University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana
Date Posted 05/23/2022
Admin-Campus Safety And Police
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Job Title

Associate Director of Safety, Enterprises and Operations

Job Description

The University of Notre Dame Enterprises and Events (UEE) division is currently hiring for the position of Associate Director of Safety, within the Enterprises & Operations department. The UEE division leads the University’s event management, hospitality, and customer service functions while supporting student life, academic endeavors, and research initiatives. As part of the event management role, the division is responsible for the planning and execution of a wide range of University events from Commencement to concerts and special events on football game weekends. The division is a major contributor of revenue to the University’s mission and employs the largest number of staff on campus with over 1,200 full-time, part-time, temporary, and on-call staff.

What makes UEE special?
The mission of University Enterprises and Events (UEE) is to enrich the journey of friends and family in celebrating the spirit of Notre Dame. We encourage a culture that is committed to diversity and inclusion, well-being, and professional development and growth. In addition to supporting the University’s core values (Accountability, Integrity, Teamwork, Leadership in Excellence & Leadership in Mission), we also celebrate our division values of: Joy, Inclusion, Trust, Empowerment, Humility and Kindness with a strong focus on investing in our people and enhancing the employee experience.

Why this position?
The Associate Director of Safety will promote safe work environments and advocate for a culture of safety within the University Enterprises & Events division. This position is responsible for the oversight of occupational and environmental health and safety management systems, in partnership with Risk Management & Safety (RMS), while receiving supplemental direction from the Senior Director on program implementation. This role is responsible for ensuring compliance with University programs, as well as local, state, and federal statutes and regulations. The Associate Director will conduct risk assessments and audits of all units by utilizing established RMS processes, identifying hazards and control methods to reduce risk, participate in incident investigations, track action items from audits, conduct inspections and incident investigations to closure, and ensure all required safety training is completed. In this role, the Associate Director will collaborate with Campus Dining’s Food Safety Specialist, champion the effort to become VPP Star certified under the leadership of RMS, conduct routine safety walk-throughs, craft and publish communications about safety, serve as Chair for the UEE safety committee and participate in University-wide safety meetings.

UEECommitments to a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To treat every person with dignity and respect
To value our cultural differences
To harness the strength of our diversity
To commit ourselves to the mission of equality for all
To be diligent in our efforts to listen, learn, and grow with one another

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years) in Safety, Business, or related field
  • 3 to 4 years of related work experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Understanding of research activities and systems
  • Proven record of policy implementation and a demonstrated ability to grow skill sets, while performing standard duties of a position


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Env & Safety / Risk Management

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EIC 3 Specialist

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S1 - FT Exempt

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