Assistant Vice Chancellor of Environment, Health & Safety

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Vice Chancellor of Environment, Health & Safety.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and professional certification, in a directly related technical field of study and experience/training in a high-performing laboratory safety culture. An advanced degree is highly preferred. In addition, at least ten years of experience in EH&S roles, including at least six years of senior leadership/management experience to coach, motivate, lead, and direct subordinate managers and staff, including advanced skills in comprehensive personnel administration. The Assistant Vice Chancellor of Environment, Health & Safety reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning & Management.

UW-Madison is a $3 billion enterprise with approximately 22,000 faculty and staff, 30,000 undergraduates, 9,200 graduate students and 2,400 professional students, and is currently ranked sixth in the nation in research expenditures (fourth among public institutions).   Activities occur in over 400 buildings with more than 25 million gross square feet, with major renovations and new construction occurring on a steady basis.

The AVC of Environment, Health & Safety will be responsible for providing innovative and strategic leadership for a comprehensive university-wide environmental, health and safety (EH&S) program. The program impacts the teaching and research mission of university, the university community, and the operations of FP&M.  The annual operating budget of FP&M is $227 million and over $3 billion of capital projects have been managed since 2000 by approximately 1,000 permanent employees. The EH&S division consists of approximately 70 permanent employees with an annual budget in excess of $5.5 million. 

A full position description can be found by clicking on the following link:

Please submit inquiries, nominations and application materials to Susan VanGilder, Partner and Kenna Boyd, Associate of Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates at by February 8 for best consideration.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.