Director, Campus Safety

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Position Information

Title Director, Campus Safety
Department Campus Safety (CMPT)
Position Category Staff
FTE 1.0

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 5:30pm

Will driving be required? Yes
If temporary, list start date
If temporary, list end date
Requested start date for this position 01/02/2018
Pay Rate Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Benefits Eligible Yes
Campus Location Northwest Denver
Full-time or Part-time Full-Time
Posting Number 201101059

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

Our Campus Safety Office helps create and maintain a safe environment conducive to effective teaching, learning and personal development. The Director provides institutional leadership towards this effort along with supervision of campus safety staff. The Director serves as the primary voice to the University community on physical safety and security issues and oversees all investigations. The Director is responsible for managing training and the development of campus safety staff, principle liaison to local, district and other federal agencies, budget management, and compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Management/Supervision: (30%)

1. Oversees the management of a comprehensive Campus Safety program, Emergency Services, and contract security at extended campuses.
2. Provides leadership and administrative processes to departmental programs.
3. Supervises and trains administrative and management staff and oversees the supervision and training of the officers.
4. Meets with supervisory staff on a regular basis, conducts performance evaluations of direct reports, and provides guidance and direction for leadership development.
5. Directs and coordinates activity of personnel in revising or updating security measures due to new or revised regulations.
6. Evaluates and provides support for physical safety and security issues at remote campus locations in conjunction with Campus Associates.
7. Oversees Clery Act compliance for the University.

Investigation: (10%)

1. Oversees investigations related to incidents of a security and safety nature that occur on the Northwest Denver campus and other campuses as requested by his/her supervisor.
2. Ensures proper documentation is completed in a timely manner and referred to appropriate departments for follow up.
3. Provides requested support to the Division of Student Affairs with regard to the adjudication of student judicial cases.

Communication: (10%)

1. Maintains open communication and effective working relationships with University departments, integrates close communication with faculty, staff and administrative offices.
2. Maintains safe physical environment and security outreach to faculty, staff, students, and departments throughout the University on a regular basis through individual meetings, departmental meetings, committee meetings and campus wide forums and outreach programs.

Safety/Security Equipment Planning and Maintenance: (10%)

1. Responsible for touring campus on a daily basis to assess the environment.
2. Responsible for touring remote campus locations to assess the environment on a regular basis as scheduled, at least quarterly with site director.
3. Responsible for proposing changes and/or improvements to the campus as a whole and to specific departments with regard to any safety and security issues on a regular basis by:
a. Written follow-up to supervisor regarding recommendations gathered from daily tour of campus.
b. Written follow-up to supervisor regarding concerns, recommendations or changes gathered at meetings with other departments to discuss security issues.
c. Recommendations and supporting documentation for all suggested changes and/or improvements should be made in writing to supervisor via monthly reports, budget cycle requests and annual report.
4. Responsible for presenting findings and suggested improvements via proposals, including supporting documentation, to the University in a timely manner.
5. Oversees the evaluation, implementation and maintenance of all security equipment on campus. This includes emergency call boxes, security cameras, radio systems, AED’s, security vehicles, facility alarms, etc.

Training: (10%)

1. Provides and/or oversees training, support and counsel to the administrative and management staff members of Campus Safety Department. Scope includes all aspects of staff training, including emergency response, conflict resolution, and community facilitation among others.
2. Provides and/or oversees training of campus community on physical safety and security issues.
3. Provides and/or oversees training of remote campus staff on physical safety and security issues unique to those locations.

Liaison: (10%)

1. Represents the department and advocate for university safety issues to the University Administration.
2. Actively serves on University committees including Regis Operations Improvement, Regis Events Meetings, Risk Management, Emergency Management (and others as requested).
3. Maintains physical safety and security outreach to faculty, staff, students, and departments throughout the University.
4. Serves in a liaison capacity for the University when incidents occur outside of our university campus involving Regis Students.
5. Serves as First Responder liaison with local, district or other federal agencies including, but not limited to, police, fire, ambulance and other emergency units.

Budget: (5%)

1. Oversees the fiscal management of the department including budget preparation, tracking, short and long term fiscal planning and accountability.

Compliance (10%)

1. Maintains policies and procedures in assigned compliance areas—including reviewing, revising and updating annually or as regulation and requirements dictate.
2. Insures that mandated requirements are met and that documentation is maintained per policies and procedures.
3. Insures that assigned personnel are fully trained and qualified to perform assigned compliance responsibilities.

Other duties as assigned (5%)

Minimum Qualifications

• A Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or other relevant field.
• A minimum of ten (10) years prior experience in law enforcement or private security.
• A minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.
• Professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent leadership skills evidence by the ability to train and motivate staff.
• Ability to relate well to diverse populations and all levels of campus constituents.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree
• Experience in Campus Safety or Campus Law Enforcement in a higher education environment.
• Experience implementing a comprehensive training program for safety or security officers.
• Familiarity with IACLEA and a willingness to implement training to meet these standards and possible accreditation.
• Experience with Emergency Management and developing and implementing an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).
• Experience with developing safety protocols and procedures for students, faculty and staff participating in travel study.

About Regis

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.
Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

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