Coordinator for Occupational Safety & Health Initiatives

Coordinator for Occupational Safety & Health Initiatives


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$30,300 - $37,875 Annually


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours

Reports to

AVP of HR, Marketing, Safety, and Compliance

Employment Type

Full-time, 12 months (Part-time will be considered)

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution in general administration, business, management, safety, and health, or a closely related field is required. The candidate needs to be familiar with and experienced in implementing the 1910 CFR OSHA Standards; writing or developing safety and health programs; filing workers’ compensation claims, recordkeeping, and incident investigations; hazard communication standards and use of Safety Data Sheets; safety and health training; conducting safety audits; developing agendas and conducting meetings. Must be capable of extensive walking or standing, climbing stairs, climbing occasional ladders, moving weights up to 25 pounds and able to lift overhead, working as needed outside in all weather conditions, and working extended hours if required in an emergency

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in similar areas is preferred. Strong background in occupational safety initiatives for a mid-size organization; facilities management and project management experience are preferred. Five years of experience at the senior managerial level is preferred. A National Career Readiness Certificate and bilingual are preferred.

Position Description

The Occupational Safety & Health Initiatives Coordinator will service various occupational health and safety initiatives for all facilities of Wayne Community College. Duties include updating OSH-related college procedures and plans as needed and serving as the primary point of contact for workers’ compensation training, claims reporting, and investigations. Maintain all safety and health-related records. Conducting safety audits, chairing the safety committee, coordinating safety and health abatement issues with facilities management; working with each Dean, Department Chair, Supervisor, or Coordinator on Campus to implement the College safety and health programs. Conduct safety and health training as required for employees. Assist with the Pandemic Response Task Force if needed to coordinate conditions and needs of all employees regarding remaining or returning to campus safely. Collaborate with Human Resources as necessary to coordinate the Campus employee nurse schedule, facility needs, and equipment. Work under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Marketing, Safety, and Compliance to cover these duties, and all other duties for the College.


If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.


INSTITUTION:  Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community Colleges System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS: Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources: