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Program Director, Semiconductor Safety

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Program Director, Semiconductor Safety


Campus: Tempe

Job Description

ASU Environmental, Health and Safety is looking for a highly motivated candidate to plan, organize and direct the entire operations of the semiconductor safety program. The candidate will report to a Director.

Job Family

Environmental Health/Safety

Department Name

EHS Sfty in the Built Envt



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

Depends on experience

Close Date




Essential Duties

Develops and maintains ASUs semiconductor safety program and oversees program implementation, including activities taking place mainly at the ASU MacroTechnology facility, but may support research activities at other locations.
Works with facility occupants, including ASU entities and tenants, in collaboration with other Environmental Health and Safety leadership.
Collaborates with Knowledge Enterprise and semiconductor researchers to assess Environmental Health and Safety infrastructure needs with startup companies and local industry, and other business partners on behalf of the program.
Coordinates communication with university colleges, local industry, and other university units working at ASU Macrotechnology.
Works and other campus locations that conduct semiconductor research or use related semiconductor equipment or gases.
Develops budget requests for the semiconductor safety program; confers with university officials, budget administrators and staff to make determinations for budget development, strategic planning, requests, and management analysis and accountability reports.
Organizes, publicizes, and attends meetings and other functions to ensure implementation of Environmental Health and Safety programs at ASU Macrotechnology Works and other locations involved in semiconductor related activities.
Maintains data necessary for management of Environmental Health and Safety programs at ASU MacroTechnology Works and other locations involved with semiconductor activities.
Promotes and communicates semiconductor safety program goals and objectives.
May direct, train, and evaluate staff.
May oversee and participates in the hiring, training and evaluation of staff.
May provide expertise for other ASU facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters or Ph.D. in Safety Management, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials, or similar field AND 8+ years of experience in semiconductor safety, quality and reliability; OR, fourteen (14) years of related semiconductor safety work experience, OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge with Semiconductor manufacturing processes and equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety regulatory programs affecting semiconductor manufacturing and research.
Evidence of a degree in environmental, chemical or material science engineering.
Evidence of a professional certification such as Professional Engineer, Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist.
Evidence of a track record in semiconductor safety work.
Experience in physical intrinsic reliability safety models, reliability failure mechanism, product safety screening methods.
Experience with toxic gas monitoring systems, air pollution control and point of use abatement systems, wastewater treatment systems.
Experience reviewing building plans and equipment design documents.

Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
Duties may occasionally include climbing ladders (fixed and portable), accessing difficult areas and confined spaces.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
Bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Works in laboratories, shops, waste facilities and other hazardous locations
Works in indoor and outdoor environments that may include extreme weather conditions; hot in summer and cold in winter, rain, hail etc.
Participates in respiratory protection program; assists with respiratory fit testing and training
Participates in ASU medical surveillance programs
Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to computer workstation or laptop. Use of a keyboard, monitor, mouse, printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated technology peripherals. Various hand held tools and instruments such as sound meters, gas monitoring , etc.

Department Statement

With more than 100,000 students, Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university located in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States. ASU's historic Tempe campus is home to research-based academic disciplines. At the West campus, ASU offers students interdisciplinary programs for broad learning experiences. At the Polytechnic campus, students approach professional and technological programs through project-based learning. The Downtown Phoenix campus, the university's newest location, is focused on programs with public purpose.

As one of the fastest growing research universities in the United States, ASU offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals. In a leadership role, EHS works with the search and administrative communities to develop sound, cost effective solutions to the challenges associated with the development of compliance strategies and good practices. For more information about EHS, please visit our website at: http://cfo.asu.edu/ehs.

Diversity is a core value in EHS at ASU. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environments for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

ASU offers tuition waivers (to include yourself, spouse, and dependents), paid vacations and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities to prepare you for the challenges ahead.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, professional licenses, Department of Motor Vehicle, and certifications. Possession of a current Arizona driver's license is required upon employment.

The position is located at the MacroTechnology Works facility at 7700 S. River Parkway, Tempe, Arizona and provides support to all four ASU campuses.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/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 basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/relocation-services.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States. Employee Health & Safety (EHS) will not be a sponsor for this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

Keywords: Arizona State University, Tempe , Program Director, Semiconductor Safety, Accounting, Auditing , Tempe, Arizona

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