Director of Safety and Security – Empire State College

Empire State College

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EducationBachelor’s Degree
SkillsCommunication Skills
Driver’s License
Security
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Oct 1 2019 Job Description:
Reporting to the Director of Operations, Planning and Special Assistant to the President, oversees the implementation of proper safety and security practices of all college owned and leased locations throughout the state. The Director of Safety and Security is the lead for all safety, security and emergency management issues that arise at the college. Position requires travel to all locations as needed, occasionally work after hours and weekends, and has access to sensitive confidential data. The Director works with the Director of Operations and Safety and Security Coordinator to update and improve proper safety and security policies and procedures.

Responsibilities to Include:
Conducts on-going safety and security inspections, including building security, fire suppression systems, emergency lighting systems and egress/exit doors. These inspections are to be documented and available for review upon request.
Reviews and updates as needed college wide emergency operations and response plan.
Reviews and updates as needed college wide security threat assessment.
Develops and reviews campus safety and security policies and procedures annually unless more frequent review required by regulation or protocol.
Ensure the college policies and procedures are in accordance with SUNY, State and Federal regulations.
Handles all security issues expeditiously with professionalism and respect.
Remains current and familiar with laws, rules and regulations regarding federal and State reporting requirements and regulations relating to safety and security.
Implements and delivers security related training programs annually. All mandated training programs must be offered in accordance with SUNY, state and federal frequency requirements. The training sessions will be offered either on-line or live depending on the mandation requirements. Manager will coordinate offerings with the Professional Development Officer.
Works with local police and fire department and serves as the college liaison with Federal, State and other criminal justice officials regarding campus safety and security.
Maintains all necessary certifications as requirement by NYS and SUNY.
Participates with various internal college teams and groups as needed to update and improve policies and services.
Implement SUNY policy to comply with NYS law on domestic violence when guidelines are available.
Ensures that as campus locations change (open/close/relocate), updated safety and security plans are in place including appropriate police and fire contacts.
Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act

Job Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field.
At least five years of experience in security and safety profession.
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Possess strong communication skills, both verbally and written.
Demonstrate ability to exercise good judgments and make decisions under pressure that are appropriate and in accordance with rules, regulations, and policies.
Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively and courteously with all segments of the College.

Preferred Qualifications:
Campus related security experience.
Experience with annual reporting of campus crime statistics as required under the Clery Act.

Additional Information:
Rank/Salary: $55,000, commensurate with experience

Special Information:
This position requires occasional travel to other college locations.
May require evening and/or weekend hours for special events and as needed.

Empire State College is an EOE employer.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security

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