6265BR CET-Visiting Lecturer

Requisition Number: 6265BR

School/Department: College of Engineering Technology

College : College of Engineering Technology

Faculty Rank : Lecturer
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure-Track Visiting

Anticipated Start Date: 8/2022

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The Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety (CETEMS) https://www.rit.edu/engineeringtechnology/departments. in Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer and Program Coordinator position in Environmental Sustainability, Health and Safety (ESHS). This is a non-tenure-track position for teaching, recruiting, and ESHS undergraduate program support /coordination. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2021 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

This position will be on a full-time basis for a three-year term initially, with the option for a two-year extension. Annual contract renewal during the three year term shall be conditional upon satisfactory annual performance, projected departmental needs and/or college resources, and compliance with RIT policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will have the unique and exciting responsibility of working with the department chair and faculty to teach courses for undergraduate and graduate students in Environmental Sustainability Health and Safety (ESHS) and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Management at RIT. The ESHS program has approximately 70 students. Responsibilities include course continuous improvement and delivery, program development and recruitment, maintaining a clear professional development agenda, technical capabilities and affiliations, and developing relationships with professional organizations and businesses for the benefit of students and to support the department’s growth.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Department/College Description

The College of Engineering Technology (CET) is one of RIT’s nine colleges enrolling 12 percent of the university’s students. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as the place of choice for an education that embraces the integration of hands-on learning and application. We have an outstanding faculty and staff, world class facilities and equipment, innovative curricula, and an infrastructure and campus that support unparalleled academic experiences. Our academic experiences occur inside and outside the classroom, academically and socially, and personally and professionally. Read more at College of Engineering Technology | RIT.
CETEMS has 13 full-time faculty and more than 20 adjunct faculty. With over 350 students, the department continues to grow, offering two Bachelor of Science programs through its on-campus format, two Master of Science programs taught principally in an on-line format, and a BS/MS program. Each program uses project-based education to prepare students in their field of study and has a required co-operative industrial experience. RIT and the department have a strong career focus in their programs and thus have an outstanding record of successfully preparing students for industry. Read more at https://www.rit.edu/engineeringtechnology/departments.


Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.


MS required in Environmental Health and Safety Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Technology, or a related field.

  • Demonstrated teaching or training experience in academic credit courses and/or non-credit training and holds or can obtain OSHA Education Center Trainer in Construction Safety certification.

    • Approximately five years or more relevant USA professional experience in EHS management and operations. International experience helpful.

    • Earned certifications of the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification, or ten years or more relevant experience with ability to obtain a certification.

    • Ability to develop/maintain relationships with professional organizations and associations as evidenced for example by professional affiliations, association membership activities, association leadership positions, relationships with professional organizations and businesses and similar activities

    • Ability to lead and manage the ESHS program and recruiting by activities for example such as team leadership, supervisory or management positions, project leadership and management, and similar

    • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural and gender diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

    • Ability to develop and teach both online and in person graduate and undergraduate courses in four or more areas as follows:

      • Mechanical & Electrical Safeguarding
      • Occupational Safety
      • Principles of Environmental Sustainability, Health and Safety
      • Construction Safety
      • Occupational Health
      • Occupational Health Lab (OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour)
      • Other related courses as knowledge and interest support.


Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Search: 6265BR.
Please submit your online applicattion; cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; a resume/vita, and upload the following attachments:

  • A contribution to diversity statement
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to careers@rit.edu.