Director of Public Safety

Oregon State University

JOB LINK: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/74323?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

EducationBachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree
SkillsFirst Aid Certification
Supervising Experience
Budgeting
OLCC Service Permit
Military Experience
OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking a Director of Public Safety. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President of Finance & Strategic Planning.

A safe campus and community are critical for the success of students, faculty, staff and visitors at OSU-Cascades. The Director of Public Safety will be accountable for the oversight, management and refinement of a comprehensive campus safety strategic plan to ensure the well-being of the campus community and protection of the physical assets of the OSU-Cascades campus.

The purpose of this position is to lead, direct, and plan all functions and operations of the Department of Public Safety in the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and regulations, and the overall safety and well-being of the students, faculty and staff, and visitors to the campus. Note: This is not a sworn law enforcement position. DPS staffs special campus security officers as defined in ORS352.118 and operates within the scope authorized by University management.

The Director will implement the public safety strategic plan and course of action for its execution in consultation with the Associate Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning OSU-Cascades and the OSU Chief of Public Safety.

The Director oversees crime prevention efforts, and coordinates matters involving investigations of police, fire, and medical incidents on campus.

The Director serves as the campus emergency preparedness leader, coordinating the incident command structure and training, and emergency and disaster response on behalf of the institution.

The Director participates on the OSU-Cascades Student Care Team, OSU Threat Assessment Team, and serves as the campus representative in regional threat assessment (e.g. Central Oregon Regional Adult Threat Assessment Team and Emergency Manager’s Meeting).

The Director will establish strong collaborative working relationships with all facets of the University community and the local stakeholders in mental health, social services, crisis intervention, stress management, police, fire, and district attorney’s office.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,100 students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its new campus in 2016. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 to 5,000 students by 2025. OSU-Cascades is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Position Duties
60% Public Safety Administration
Leads the annual, monthly and day to day public safety operations.
Ensures officers and all department personnel receive and maintain appropriate training and certifications as necessary, per the OSU/OSU-Cascades MOU and OSU Standards, policies, and procedures, for the safe and effective performance of their duties. Proactively researches, recommends and subsequently implements supplemental training(s) to enhance the preparedness of those serving in Public Safety positions, within the bounds of OSU policies and procedures.
The Director develops OSU-Cascades rules as necessary for the operational needs of the campus. Maintains a working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and complies with intergovernmental agreements and memorandums of understanding.
Works collaboratively with the City of Bend Police and Fire Departments and OLCC in the investigation and enforcement of municipal and criminal codes as required by law and policy. Spearheads the collaboration and partnership with Bend Police Department regarding the implementation of an active memorandum of understanding between the city of Bend and OSU-Cascades. Ensures compliance and management of MOU, as needed.
Collaborates with the Transportation Program Manager and Director of Facilities and Operations to ensure OSU policies and OSU-Cascades rules are in place and are enforced regarding campus parking, snow removal or other intersecting rules in order to meet pre-established goals. Directs parking enforcement activities and the safe movement of pedestrians, bicycles, skateboards, or other forms of transportation on university property.
Manages internal dispatch, officer communications, and incident reports.
Sets and manages officer schedules and coverage plans, oversees the day to day operation of public safety – daily priorities, patrol plans, equipment planning and purchasing, and supervision of staff, including performance review and management.
Recommends and administers annual operating budget and three-year operational strategy, including but not limited to staffing and equipment, professional development, grant opportunities, and systems. Coordinates the preparation of operational reports and analyses, identifying trends and making recommendations or conclusions, including budget, staffing, long or short term goals and strategies for the department.
Ensures coverage of public safety department day to day to operations as needed based on agreed upon OSU-Cascades public safety hours of operation. Participates in proactive public safety patrol, incident management, after hours on-call duty, and any other public safety tasks.

20% Emergency Management and Safety Operations
Develops and executes safety plans for critical campus events (e.g. commencement).
Responsible for crafting and distributing emergency notifications and timely warnings related to public safety issues that may impact students, faculty, and staff. Coordinates messaging as necessary or required with OSU-Cascades Community Relations and Marketing.
Maintains the University’s emergency response plan. The Director will coordinate with the OSU Emergency Manager, Deschutes County Emergency Manager, COCC Campus Safety, City of Bend Police and Fire, to ensure the Plan is current and ready to implement in event of an emergency. Periodically reviews emergency response plan to ensure consistent compliance with any University or other state and local changes, as appropriate.
Coordinates and leads all mandatory trainings for members of Incident Management Team and key OSU-Cascades personnel in regards to emergency and disaster response, and related trainings or drills. Ensures Incident Command Center is operational at all times.
Plans and administers campus-wide safety and well-being training programs to provide current information and techniques.
In partnership with the Director of Facilities and Operations, assists in developing standards for security systems and acts as one of the primary end-users for these systems. Systems include: door locks, security cameras, emergency phones, emergency notification system, alarms, and other tools.

10% Community Engagement & Relationships
Collaborates with OSU Corvallis Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management, Bend Fire Department, Bend Police Department, COCC Campus Safety and the regional Emergency Manager to ensure timely sharing of information, opportunities for training, and professional development. The Director is expected to also cooperate with other local, state, and federal agencies as required. This position will be responsible for all communications with these entities and is expected to establish positive, mutually beneficial working relationships.
Establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify potential services or processes that may enhance and support facilities and operational functions.
Develops and promotes collaborative and positive working relationships through training and educational outreach with administration, faculty, staff, students, community groups, and community leaders.

5% Clery Act Compliance
Responsible for collecting statistics that are reportable under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Coordinates with the OSU Chief of Public Safety to ensure all data is properly collected and reported. The Director of Public Safety will establish Campus Security Authorities and ensure they receive training, as appropriate.

5% Other duties as assigned.

Minimum/Required Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in a police, military, or other public safety organization in a variety of assignments, e.g. patrol, investigations, crowd management, crime prevention.

Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students.

Demonstrated experience developing, monitoring and reconciling annual operation budgets.

Relevant experience interpreting applicable laws and developing departmental policies.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or other related field.

Experience working within an incident command structure, including ICS 100, 200, 300, 400 and 700 training.

Experience working in higher education public safety or policing, a working knowledge of student care and threat assessment best practices, Clery, FERPA, VAWA and other specific laws.

Experience supervising in a collective bargaining environment.

Demonstrated ethical leadership style with a strong commitment to inclusiveness, collaboration, and teamwork across all levels of the organization.

Working knowledge of State of Oregon university public safety authorities and policing laws.

CPR and First Aid certification.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent is expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number P02870UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 06/15/2019
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 03/26/2019
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 04/16/2019
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External – open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

3) A diversity statement detailing your knowledge and experience of effective strategies for working with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

For additional information please contact: desiree.ness@osucascades.edu

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.

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