The Department of Public Safety at Oregon State University is seeking an Emergency Preparedness Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointments are at the discretion of the Chief of Public Safety.
Reporting to the Chief of Public Safety, the Emergency Preparedness Manager researches, analyzes, and develops emergency preparedness procedures for the Oregon State University main campus and external holdings. Procedures include the assessment of natural, technological, and human hazards and threats. Coordinates, organizes and implements the campus-wide emergency management plan for effective emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. Coordinates and assists departments in emergency response planning as well as identifying human and material needs for resource mobilization in the event of an emergency. Plans, implements, and coordinates the development of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and internal incident communication plan. Designs, plans, and conducts periodic emergency management exercises for top level management and policy makers, as well as campus departments. Researches and facilitates general preparedness for business continuity/recovery actions. Maintains and builds strong relationships and partnerships with city, county, and state public and private agencies responsible for emergency planning and response. Develops and maintains current knowledge of campus operations in order to coordinate cross campus response in the event of an emergency, and be able to access and coordinate appropriate resources for emergency situations.
Typically requires Master’s degree in field related to assigned responsibilities. Experience interpreting, and applying laws, regulations, policies and contracts. May require certification or licensure.
Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management / Preparedness / Planning, Disaster Services, National or International Disaster Relief or related degree.
Minimum 4 years of demonstrated recent professional-level experience in emergency management and planning, policy development, and coordination with large complex organizations.
Demonstrated experience in emergency management practices, with advanced knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS).
Working knowledge of federal government techniques for planning and implementing emergency services, including familiarity with emergency communications, related computer systems, and applications.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with all levels of University staff, faculty, students and representatives of regulatory agencies, including the ability to prepare professional reports and develop program materials and plans.
Past experience in diplomatic interactions with, and fostering of effective working relationships with representatives of governmental and other response agencies.
Ability and willingness to respond to emergencies on an on-call 24/7 basis.
Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision to organize, prioritize, and accomplish goals, exercising good judgment to create and maintain schedules of work.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities.
Typical schedule is M-F 8am – 5pm; with some after-hours work during emergencies, inclement weather, or other University work curtailments or closures.
The position supports essential functions of campus operations and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency situations and other University work curtailments or closures. The incumbent will be contacted by their direct supervisor or unit leadership daily during University delays or closures to determine if they are required to report to work.
Work environment is varied and includes, but is not limited to work within office locations, laboratories, field, office, animal facilities, hazardous waste storage facilities, cleanup sites, shops, industrial sites, or over water.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.