University System of New Hampshire


The Keene State College Department of Campus Safety is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Campus Safety. The Department of Campus Safety is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment on the campus of 4,500 students and 600 faculty and staff in southwestern New Hampshire. The City of Keene is a classic picturesque and friendly New England community of 23,000. The campus and the department enjoy a close collaborative relationship with the City of Keene Police and Fire Departments. The Department of Campus Safety is committed to hiring staff interested in serving the campus by helping students, faculty and staff.

This position is responsible for the day to day oversight and supervision of campus parking and shuttle operations, administrative oversight of shift and detail scheduling for all Campus Safety and parking operations including payroll, management and scheduling for special events, management and oversight of department resources and providing direct administrative support to the Associate Director and Director of Campus Safety, assuming administrative and command responsibilities in their absence. Responsibilities may include emergency response and management, crime awareness and fire safety education, and other duties as needed.

Additional Job Information
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities (cover letter)
Contact information for three references
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin immediately and will continue until position is filled or otherwise closed at the College’s discretion; for full consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, November 2, 2018.

Posting Number/Job Order # PS1066FY19
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor’s
Acceptable minimum years of experience 5-7 years
Other minimum qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field required; five years safety/security experience with at least two years supervisory experience; demonstrated knowledge of Clery, HEOA, FERPA, Title IX, local, state and other federal laws; experience with scheduling and special events coordination. The successful candidate must be computer literate with a demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook and e-mail. Position requires exceptional written/verbal communication and organizational skills, a willingness to work collaboratively with others and ability to relate to diverse populations. The Assistant Director must maintain CPR/AED and First Aid certification. The position requires the successful applicant to have (or obtain within 3 months) a valid driver’s license and have no criminal record. The Assistant Director is required to work evenings and/or weekends depending on campus activity and the needs of the College.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree, preferably in college/university setting, 3+ years supervisory experience; understanding and appreciation for student development theory and diversity and the role of safety/security on a college campus. The College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.

Salary Information
Starting salary is commensurate with experience and education (not to exceed the starting range of low to mid $40’s), complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

This position is part of the Keene State College Staff Association (KSCSA).

Quicklink for Posting
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.0
Grade 15
EEO Statement
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community.

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Posting Details
Posting Date 10/22/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information Other – Valid Drivers License and safe driving record
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