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Environmental Compliance Director

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Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering discipline, Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline and related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience equal to master’s level studies.
  • Expert knowledge and experience (typically 7 or more years) with environmental permitting, modeling, and management.
  • Extensive ability and experience (typically 5 or more years) applying an organization's performance management system, practices, and tools to supervising, developing, and improving individual, team, and organizational performance.
  • Extensive experience negotiating with regulatory agencies for permit terms and rules interpretation
  • Demonstrated experience handling unique environmental compliance challenges and risks to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address in advance.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and build healthy working relationships and partnerships with colleagues within and external to own unit, those to whom services are provided, vendors, the public, regulatory/governmental agencies, etc., all of whom may be seen as "customers" or receivers of services provided by the University.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • JD Degree
  • Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing continuous improvement processes.
  • Experience directly supervising environmental compliance staff and/or staff working from remote locations.
  • Experience with environmental requirements for power plants.
  • Extensive ability to contribute to operational (short term), tactical (1-2 years) and strategic (3-5 years) planning in support of the overall business plan.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to utilize tools, techniques and processes for gathering and reporting data.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply, policies and practices for planning and administering a budget.

Application Details:

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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