Posting Number 2018-5225 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2018-10-26 Union N/A School/Division Public Safety (WS2053) Department Name : Emergency Preparedness and Communications FT/PT Full-Time
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Emergency Preparedness and Continuity, the Assistant Vice President for Public Safety Communication and Global Operation Centers is responsible for the management and direction of NYU's communication and operations centers and supports NYU's emergency preparedness in New York and on all global campuses; provides a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, administrators, staff, visitors, and assets at the University in New York and abroad; oversees the University's Public Safety Communication and Operations Centers and supports emergency response and continuity plans; assures regulatory compliance; oversees necessary training of personnel; represents the department to the University and external community in achieving the goals of the department. Serves as the deputy to the Associate Vice President for the Emergency Preparedness and Continuity in all division matters and is the decision authority in his/her absence.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Emergency Management, Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, Computer Science.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in a related field.
Required Experience: Minimum 10 years progressive experience in a Corporate, University, Law Enforcement, or military Communications or Global Operations Center (or equivalent entity with a different name), with 7+ years supervisory experience in a Communications Center. Importantly, the experience must have been in support of an organization with the complexity of geographic expanse, shift turnover, multiple and diverse risk exposures, and responsibility for the safety of >40,000 constituents.
Preferred Experience: Min 15+ years corporate experience in a Communications or Global Operations Center preferred with law enforcement or military Tactical Operations Center and/or Watch Center experience a value-added plus. Experience in a University Communications Center would be ideal. Experience in effectively managing impactful emergencies on a university campus in an urban environment. Experience as a leader in a change management environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Demonstrated expert in the field of communications centers and/or for public safety or military organizations. Demonstrated familiarity with regulatory requirements and best practices regarding public safety communications centers. Detail oriented, effective oral and written communication skills, collaboration and problem solving skills. Demonstrated diverse understanding of technology systems or the ability to quickly master such. The successful candidate should also have a strong drive to continuously improve processes for reduced downtimes and improved day to day function. This individual should be a strong collaborator and effective communicator who can manage multiple concurrent processes and initiatives. S/he is adept at identifying gaps and designing solutions that are easy to implement before, during and after a crisis throughout NYU's global enterprise. The AVP is also a dynamic presenter capable of developing and conducting training program in support of continuity efforts. An effective communicator and natural collaborator, the Assistant Vice President has exceptional project management and information display skills to enable the ability to see, decide, and act. S/he is adept at identifying gaps, mitigating them, anticipating events to best achieve readiness, and is responsive and effective in crisis with an eye to resilience, response and recovery. The Assistant Vice President has the strategic ability to gain and share a coherent understanding of the big picture, s/he creates clarity amidst complexity, and s/he ultimately is able to effectively plan and execute all facets of the emergency preparedness function across NYU's global enterprise. A competitive candidate will also have customer-facing experience in a high service environment. The successful applicant should have minimally taken the following incident command system courses: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, and IS 800. Experience with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). A valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a NY driver license.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Familiarity with Campus Law Enforcement Association accreditation programs. Law Enforcement Communications Center certifications.
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