Security Operations Director


University of New Mexico -


Under the general supervision of the Chief of Police and/or Deputy Chief, provides professional direction, leadership and coordination of all security functions of the University. Oversees the integration of security systems, operations, and technologies designed to protect the safety of students, faculty, staff, and assets of the University community. Provides strategic leadership, consultation, and expertise related to the University’s physical environment and security technologies. Chairs the UNM Security Operations Task Force and leads the development of work scopes, operational procedures, institutional policies, and overall strategic planning for the multifaceted, integrated security activities of the University.
See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Must maintain certification status.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certifications in emergency management, continuity of operations, access control systems management, video systems management, project management, and master-key systems design/control are required.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Requirements
Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
This position will require a pre-employment criminal background check. Future and/or continued employment in the position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check, which is one that does not include any disqualifying findings.