Occupational Health Professional (Extension Professional I or II)

Position ID: 38568
Georgia Institute of Technology
Enterprise Innovation Institute
Safety, Health, & Environmental Services
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Extension Professional I, Extension Professional II
Job Description: 


Job Purpose: Serving within the Research Faculty of the Institute, this position directly supports the extension, service, and economic development missions of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond.  As part of the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), primarily this role provides program development and implementation in the areas of Safety, Health, and Environmental Services.  EI2 Occupational Health professionals provide industrial hygiene consulting to small businesses in the state of Georgia under a grant from the Department of Labor-OSHA. 

Please Note: More than one position may be filled from this announcement. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide industrial hygiene consultation to small businesses.
  • Oversee job site assessment.
  • Prepare technical reports in alignment with sponsor requirements.
  • Conduct management and employee interviews.
  • Formulate and administer training programs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Safety or related/relevant field (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).
  • Work Experience: Professional experience directly related to job responsibilities (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).
  • Skills: This job requires a working, professional knowledge and skills in consulting small businesses in the area of industrial hygiene; course management; public speaking; outreach training; strong interpersonal and communication skills; attention to details; use of office related computer applications is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Master’s Degree (MS, MPH, MSPH) or Ph.D. in related/relevant field.
  • Preferred Skills/Work Experience:  Five to Seven years job-related experience (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).  Industrial hygiene sampling experience or experience using hygiene sampling equipment. Working knowledge of occupational ergonomics, occupational health regulatory topics. OSHA training from an approved OSHA Training Institute Education Center.

Additional Information:

Must have a means or reliable transportation as traveling up to 33% time is required.  Must be physically capable of lifting 40lbs. This vacancy can/may start as a part-time non-benefits eligible job.  Depending on applicant performance this position has a high potential to become a full-time benefits eligible position.

To learn more about Safety, Health, and Environmental Services, visit:  www.oshainfo.gatech.edu

To learn more about the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), visit: http://innovate.gatech.edu/

Georgia Tech Extension Professionals are research personnel that fulfill the extension and service mission of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond.  This mission includes, but is not limited to, technology-based economic development, technology commercialization and deployment, entrepreneurship, start-up company incubation, and business/industry outreach.  Extension Professionals also provide educational programs for business and industry in support of these missions through facilitating and fostering increased industrial engagement and sponsorship of applied research activities at Georgia Tech.  Extension Professional appointments are based on the merit and special qualifications of the individual and follow the same general ranking, hiring, and promotion principles as other professional research faculty ranks. 


Application materials should be submitted at GT-EI²-SHES-Application (https://goo.gl/jyozmD). 

Final applicant(s) will be required to undergo an extensive pre-employment background check including verification of education credentials through providing “official” (non-student issued) higher education transcripts; a detailed online past performance report from at least 3-5 professional references; must submit writing sample (technical report or paper) for review as part of the interview process; and verification of any other applicable credential information submitted with application.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Public Health, General
Chemistry, General
Engineering, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Jenny Houlroyd
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II