Classified Title: Sr. Director for Campus Safety and Security-Homewood Role/Level/Range: L/04/LG Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001619-Homewood Campus Safety Security Services Personnel area: University Administration
Reporting to the university-wide Executive Director for Campus Safety and Security, the Sr. Director for Campus Safety and Security – Homewood provides management, leadership, guidance and supervisory oversight of the administrative and field operations sections of the department at the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University.
The Sr. Director will ensure that the administrative and field operations functions of the department are accomplished. The Sr. Director will provide effective and strong leadership through supervision and guidance. Through delegated authority, the Sr. Director will make administrative and strategic decisions required for Campus Safety and Security – Homewood to accomplish its mission. The Sr. Director will also plan, develop, and implement administrative programs to achieve the department’s goals and objectives, and effectively oversee the allocation and direction of resources.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The Director for Campus Safety and Security – Homewood is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing administrative programs, and organizing, directing, and supervising the field operations of the department. The Director has direct responsibility for the following areas/programs within the scope of Homewood Campus Safety and Security:
Write, edit, and publish (upon approval of the Executive Director and relevant University leadership), and disseminate policies and procedures governing the operation of Campus Safety and Security – Homewood, and ensure adherence.
Receive and address security administrative and operational related issues.
Coordinate and manage departmental administrative functions, including tracking all personnel payroll and departmental overtime, police commissions, crime data entry, departmental manuals, purchase of uniforms and other department purchases.
Ensure compliance with all the security departments reporting requirements. Manage personnel policies and decisions including training and evaluation in a manner that develops and retains a professional and diverse workforce.
Oversee and maintain Campus Safety and Security – Homewood’s Emergency Response Plan.
Oversee the Off-Duty Police Officer program, consisting of approximately 65 part-time Baltimore City Police Officers.
Oversee Campus Safety and Security – Homewood’s federal regulatory compliance with the Clery Act, and Title IX in support of the Clery Compliance Administrator, and the Title IX Coordinator.
Oversee the Training and Education Section of the department.
Provide supervision for the Commander in charge of Field Operations.
Oversee the active management of the day-to-day operations of Field Operations in the implementation of an effective security strategy to control crime issues that can impact the university community.
Oversee the Special Events and Crime Prevention and Education Section.
Oversee the supervision of security planning and manpower deployment for university events to include Homecoming, Spring Fair, and certain Commencement/Graduation activities.
Confer with representatives of management to provide assistance in formulation of policies, to determine need for security programs, and to coordinate security programs with other activities.
Keep security personnel up-to-date on current and new policies and procedures and ensure compliance.
Oversee the interviewing, hiring, and the orientation process of new employees.
Supervise the Administration and Training of Majors and Lieutenants.
Correspond regularly and interact with JHU`s contractual security vendor.
Oversee the security surveys of facilities and report findings and recommendations.
In consultation with the Executive Director of Campus Safety and Security, establish operating guidelines and coordinate staff activities in matters such as organizational changes, performance standards, and work review and reporting requirements.
Maintain liaison with related agencies to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
Assist in preparing the annual operating budget, reports, goals/objectives, and other pertinent documentation based on previous budgets, anticipated workload, and security needs.
Establish and implement, through subordinates, operational procedures for security activities.
Serve as facilitator and trainer for professional staff development in line with areas of skill and expertise.
Define quality standards and internal instructions/procedures for the workforce.
Develop and supervise training programs for orientation of new employees and continued development of existing employees.
Administer and perform personnel and management procedures within the department in accord with policies established by higher levels of management.
Ensure full compliance with all reporting requirements established for the security program at the Homewood Campus.
Ensure that any infractions of rules/regulations by assigned personnel are investigated and that appropriate action is taken.
Determine the need for supplies for the department and ensure that correct amounts/qualities are ordered.
Utilizes various types of electronic and/or information systems used by the department to support effective and efficient operations.
Performs all related duties as requested by University and Security leadership.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred).
Have a minimum of 15 years experience in a law enforcement or security related field (city, county, state, university, federal agency).
A minimum of two years of full-time experience at a senior leadership level.
Proven managerial ability with specific training in supervisory/management skills and responsibilities.
Demonstrated success in managing complex projects and law enforcement, security or related organizational operations.
Demonstrated experience building consensus, working with teams, sound judgment, flexibility, and working within a changing environment.
Excellent administrative skills, organizational skills and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Must be willing to wear the department uniform ninety-percent (90% ) of the time
Leadership skills with an ability to facilitate a team-oriented approach.
Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a diverse setting
Experience in overseeing and managing substantial budgets.
The ability to work within the university community and a strong commitment to working with students.
Commitment to diversity and promoting a campus climate that encourages inclusion.
Ability to maintain appropriate professional confidentiality.
Knowledge of procedures for handling correspondence.
Knowledge of principles, administration, practices, and techniques for providing security for persons and property.
Ability to deal courteously and effectively with students, faculty, staff, administration, the public and the media.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to communicate sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
Ability to prepare oral and written reports, decisions, conclusions, or recommendations that are logically organized, clear, concisely written, and unbiased.
Knowledge of procedures for preparing reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Knowledge of procedures for establishment and maintenance of records and files.
Ability to analyze and evaluate reports of investigations or reports which contain conflicting information or evidence.
Knowledge of techniques and methods used in planning and conducting studies/surveys and in compiling, organizing, and interpreting resulting data.
Ability to plan, direct, organize, analyze, and interpret organizational security problems.
Ability to give instructions to assigned personnel and supervise their work performance for efficiency, order, and general organization security.
Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with administrators, contract security personnel, other organizational personnel, and the police.
Ability to develop, implement and administer policy directives relevant to the security program.
Ability to provide advice and direction to members of the security force and to review their work performance.
Must be able to effectively interact with colleagues at all operational levels. Must have the ability maintain confidentiality at all times.
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a highly matrixed and complex business environment.
May be needed to work flexible hours at times, based on business needs.
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