Director, Public Safety

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Rider University invites applications for a Director of Public Safety. This individual will provide leadership for and manage the Department of Public Safety which is responsible for policy and code of conduct enforcement, parking and traffic enforcement, incident and emergency response, fire safety, Clery compliance, crime prevention and other safety services and education.

Position Qualifications
Qualified candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field, a Master’s degree is preferred. Additionally the successful individual must possess: significant experience in higher education public safety or police administration; demonstrated leadership, management and communications skills; knowledge of best practice in college and university public safety; and a valid driver’s license.

About Rider University
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2018 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 382 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

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