JobOpportunity_IndianaUniversity Aug08

Job Opportunity at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
A Laboratory Safety Technician position is currently available with Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis' (IUPUI) Office of Environmental Health and Safety. The
responsibilities of this position include scheduling and conducting comprehensive
laboratory safety inspections, performing chemical inventories of reportable hazardous
chemicals for each laboratory, fume hood certifications and testing of emergency
equipment. The position requires the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and
databases. Good verbal and written communication skills are required as well as good
organizational and customer service skills. Equipment includes the use of personal
computers, automobile (must have valid driver's license), field instruments such as
portable anemometers, personal protective equipment, and spill response equipment.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations is desirable but not required. The
employee must work independently on complex laboratory safety programs that involve
a variety of laboratory hazards, chemicals, products, and advanced computer
databases. The individual must interact with a diverse population of highly educated
laboratory personnel and must perform their duties competently with self confidence. A
high level of accountability and accurate recordkeeping is required to ensure the quality
of the inspections and chemical data.
IUPUI is an urban research and academic health sciences campus that ranks among
the top 15 in the country in the number of first professional degrees it confers and
among the top 7 in the number of health-related degree. IUPUI offers more than 200
academic programs, from associate degrees to doctoral and professional degree, with
22 schools and academic units which grant degrees from both Indiana University and
Purdue University.
IUPUI is IU's home campus for state wide programs in medicine, law, dentistry, nursing,
health and rehabilitation science, and social work and extends its program offerings
through IUPU Columbus.
The IUPUI campus houses approximately 1000 laboratories with over 29,000 students
representing 49 states and 122 countries attending the university.
The campus is just three blocks from the Indiana Government Center, four blocks from
Victory Field and the RCA Dome, and adjacent to White River State Park; home of the
NCAA National Headquarters, the Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo, and the
Eiteljorg Museum.
A Bachelor's degree is required in one of the physical sciences, life sciences,
environmental science, applied health science, or other applicable degree with one year
laboratory, research or environmental safety experience.
Apply online at or in person at Human Resources Administration, 620
Union Dr., Room 340, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
K. Lee Stone BS, MT (ASCP), NRCC-CHO
IUPUI-Environmental Health and Safety
Laboratory Safety Manager
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Union Building
620 Union Drive, Room 043
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 278-6150
Fax: (317) 278-2158
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)