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Industrial Hygienist

Apply Now Job Number: P044
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities Services

Job Title

Industrial Hygienist


Environmental Health and Safety


$44,492 - $55,392; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Industrial Hygienist will assist the EH&S Industrial Hygiene and Laboratory Safety Manager (IHLSM) to coordinate and implement the Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health programs. The Industrial Hygienist monitors, assesses, and resolves workplace health and safety issues. Duties include evaluating chemical, biological, or physical dangers like air quality, ergonomic challenges, and dangerous sound levels, through the establishment of and adherence to health and safety related regulations and protocols. The focus of this position includes in-house hazards as well as community or environmental hazards. The Industrial Hygienist will operate collaboratively with other members of EHS in major areas of campus as assigned by the EH&S IHLSM. The incumbent will also provide support for occupational health and environmental regulation compliance including all federal, state and local compliance requirements.

Required Education

Bachelors degree in Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Hazardous Material Management, or a related physical science or engineering degree required. Masters degree is preferred.

Required Related Experience

Five or more years of full-time increasingly responsible professional industrial hygiene experience including compliance inspections or other related work. Additional qualifying graduate coursework in industrial hygiene or other acceptable related field may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Professional Engineering (P.E.) license or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) credential. PhD in Industrial Hygiene may be substituted in lieu of P.E. or CIH requirement.

Desirable Related Experience

Five years college/university experience in an Industrial Hygienist role.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

- EPA Accredited and State of Tennessee Certified Asbestos Inspector
- EPA Accredited and State of Tennessee Certified Asbestos Supervisor
- EPA Accredited and State of Tennessee Certified Asbestos Project Monitor
- EPA Accredited and State of Tennessee Certified Lead Based Paint (LBP) Inspector
- EPA Accredited and State of Tennessee Certified Lead Based Paint (LBP) Risk Assessor

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Application Review Date: May 14, 2021

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