The Campus Safety Assistant Director will provide administrative and managerial support to the department as well as emergency planning services for the college to ensure that the Campus Safety Department meets its goals of supporting the college by providing a safe and secure environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Collaborate with the Director to provide direction and leadership for the department.
Be proficient in the duties of a Campus Safety Officer and able to perform those duties.
Plan, organize, direct and evaluate the college’s emergency management program.
Plan and develop the college’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) including basic plan, disaster declaration procedures, line of succession, emergency support functions, and response plan annexes.
Assist college departments with development and implementation of emergency, disaster and recovery plans and procedures specific to each department.
Work to ensure continuity of college operations during emergency and or disaster conditions by conducting community vulnerability and risk/hazard assessments.
With the Director, manage disaster response or crisis management activities in coordination with college leaders and local emergency management officials.
Develop relationships with, and act as a liaison with other local, regional, state and federal governmental agencies, non-governmental agencies, and businesses to ensure coordinated emergency/disaster response.
Design, plan and organize disaster drills and exercises; develop and deliver training on emergency management topics as needed for the college. Analyze and evaluate drills, exercises, training performance and preparedness and make adjustments as needed.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emergency management issues and requirements providing information to college officials as needed.
Ensure that Campus Safety and appropriate college personnel receive all required training including National Incident Management System and Incident Command System training.
Assist with the Annual Security Report (Clery), and the Daily Crime and Fire Log.
Assist with training of department personnel.
Review reports completed by campus safety officers.
Assist with the regular review and updating of departmental procedures.
Maintain and promote positive working relationships with other college departments, area law enforcement and other service providers.
Act as the Director in his/her absence.
Communicate fully with the Director.
This is a first shift position but second and third shift work may be required on occasion.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Public Administration or a related field required. Master’s degree is preferred.
Three (3) years of progressive work experience in emergency management, disaster planning, and business continuity planning preferred.
Certification as an Emergency Manager is preferred.
Three (3) years of demonstrated effective supervision of law enforcement or security personnel.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.
Demonstrated ability to lead and develop an effective campus emergency plan.
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to provide positive leadership.
Demonstrated cultural competency and the ability to work with others.
This position requires remaining in a sitting or standing position for frequent periods of time; uses office machinery such as a computers, printers, copy machines; Occasionally involves moving items over 10 pounds; frequently will move between different offices/workspaces/buildings; and requires effective communication abilities. In the case of temporary or permanent condition(s) that require(s) accommodation(s), reasonable accommodation(s) may be requested.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check. Some positions may have position specific requirements, such as education/licensure/certification verification, a physical, drug screening, credit checks and/or transportation record review.
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