St.  Catherine University

Safety & Compliance Coordinator

Apr 13, 2021
Apr 25, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
The Facilities Department and the Safety and Compliance Program at St. Catherine University invite applications for a Safety and Compliance Coordinator position. This is a regular, full-time position with a 32 hour/week schedule.

The Safety and Compliance Program is responsible for keeping the university's standards up-to-date and in alignment with regard to federal, state and local regulatory requirements. This includes a number of new protocols developed due to the global pandemic. This position provides administrative and office support for the Facilities team and the Safety and Compliance Program Manager. The Safety and Compliance Coordinator works closely with the Facilities Team and ensures that the department is operating smoothly and efficiently.


  • Represent the Safety and Compliance department to the campus community and external stakeholders, treating people with respect and dignity to promote an environment of excellent service and multicultural understanding.
  • Answer busy phones, voice mail, and email accounts, responding to questions and redirecting questions when appropriate.
  • Complete a variety of clerical work including creating documents and spreadsheets, entering data, filing, etc.
  • Intake, process, assign, report and keep record of work orders each week.
  • Coordinate maintenance and service issues with DPS and Facilities where required.
  • Prioritize Safety and Compliance requests with an appropriate sense of urgency and responsibility to the priorities of the department to ensure smooth, efficient operations.
  • Collect, coordinate and process large volumes of information to meet various deadlines
  • Organize daily goals and initiate steps to complete assignments. Refer to other personnel and consult leadership as appropriate.
  • Assist in coordination of safety and compliance renovations between the user and all appropriate service groups and outside groups / agencies, ensuring procedures comply with safety specifications; observes work in progress to gauge a safe environment.
  • Communicate with University staff to notify of the work being done and the schedule of that work.
  • Collaborate with department staff and our diverse campus community to resolve issues in every building and role within the University.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma
  • Experience working on a college or university campus
  • Experience using basic math accurately and efficiently
  • Experience using the Google and Microsoft suite of programs including Google Drive, Power Point, Excel, Word, etc.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in safety and compliance
  • Ergonomics certification or training
  • Fit Testing certification or training
  • OSHA log record keeping certificate or training
  • Knowledge of Fire Systems (Notifier Brand)
  • Experience keeping an office organized

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. Application deadline is April 23, 2021.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

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