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Specialist - Security and Safety (Memphis TN)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

Provides oversight of all aspects of the ALSAC Safety Program and ensures its seamless integration with the ALSAC Business Continuity Plan. Provides support to the Advisor -Business Continuity and Safety in the areas of planning, coordinating, and implementing Business Continuity Program initiatives and activities. Responsibilities include activities associated with the development, implementation and maintenance of key safety and business continuity program components such as documenting, performing and implementing routine hazard monitoring initiatives for both the National Executive Office and regional offices, updating safety and business continuity program documents, implementation and maintenance of systems and databases used to support program activities including, but not limited to training and process improvements, and assisting with annual plan maintenance activities.


1. Maintains knowledge of safety and business continuity program planning methodology, regulatory requirements and management systems to provide leadership to others and to problem solve operational and technical issues. Conducts employee training as necessary.

2. Assist in support of Safety and Business Continuity Department functions with assignments transcending a variety of functional areas. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other employees and the local authorities. Involves working within an established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances.

3. Assist with administration and maintenance of all databases associated with safety program activities, including system user administration, content management, and user training. Prepares reports and manuals interpreting and summarizing technical and/or complex information for use by less knowledgeable individuals.

4. Assists with safety and business continuity department metrics. Assembles and interprets statistical data used for program monitoring and reporting. Requires use of a personal computer.

5. Assists with drafting documentation content and maintains program related manuals, including preparation and distribution of appropriate updates.

6. Maintains current knowledge of business continuity concepts and planning methodology, OSHA, NFPA and NLB safety regulations, best practices and ALSAC policy. Advises ALSAC Business Continuity & Safety Advisor regarding changes in regulations and impact on ALSAC safety and business continuity program operations. Makes appropriate changes when required and coordinates program modifications in conjunction with Business Continuity plan.

7. Schedules and coordinates safety warden, safety committee and other group meetings in support of safety training, audits and activities. Coordinates multiple concurrent assignments. Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


  • Ability to speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations; understand complex verbal or written instructions
  • Knowledge of audit, assessment or quality monitoring standards; demonstrated strategic thinking abilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills to be able to clearly pass information concerning safety and security precautions to staff of the company
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must have coordinating abilities that are of the highest standards
  • Requires ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, and external contacts
  • Previous success leading projects and teams; ability to handle confidential information
  • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through a BS degree in business or safety related field preferred, and 3-5 years of related experience, preferably managing a safety program

Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.