Assistant Director of Campus Safety
Mar. 28, 2013
North Central College would like to take this opportunity to announce that applications are now being accepted for the full-time, exempt position of Assistant Director of Campus Safety. The Assistant Director of Campus Safety will supervise the daily protective service operations of the Office of Campus Safety by providing direction and guidance to staff. Recommend and implement policies, procedures and training for professional and para-professional staff members. This position serves as second in command within the office. This position could be assigned to work on each of the three shifts (day shift, afternoon shift, or midnight shift) or overlap two shifts. Weekends and special details required.
- Work with the Director of Campus Safety to develop a community policing model for the department. This model should focus on helping officers build appropriate relationships with students and other members of the community so as to strengthen the community’s respect and appreciation for the department and its officers.
- Coordinate the scheduling of officer shifts and confirm coverage for security requests from other departments.
- Provide overall supervision and/or coverage of the campus safety department during assigned shift, to include issuing and enforcing directives and work orders, communicating assignment requests from RT Tracker, authorizing changes to assignments and normal operating procedures and overtime.
- With the Director of Campus Safety, supervise officer staff.
- Become familiar with and utilize CS Gold (building access and monitoring program), Windy City Wire/Advanced Data (surveillance camera software) and the online property registry.
- Assess the need for staff development and training and conduct such training as appropriate or instructed by Director of Campus Safety. Attend trainings and professional development opportunities, specifically through NEMRT (Northeast Multi Regional Training), as assigned by the Dean of Students or Director of Campus Safety.
- Provide 24-hour administrative on-call coverage and respond to all serious incidents and activities that occur within the college.
- Conduct regular meetings with professional officers and student campus safety officers to address questions and concerns, review assignments, ensure compliance with all departmental policies and procedures and provide appearance inspections.
- Perform campus patrols when necessary and patrol at other times to determine the effectiveness of professional officers and student campus safety officers, to include assigning additional staff as necessary.
- Prepare and submit reports that reflect staff performance and summarize activities, to include recommending solutions to problems, and changes to departmental policies and procedures that will improve campus safety initiatives.
- Ensure that all incident reports and activities are properly documented by staff, to include reviewing written reports/forms, communicating with staff, and completing administrative follow-up.
- Serve as a lead investigator or co-investigator, as appointed by the Dean of Students or the Director of Campus Safety, on incidents requiring additional follow-up.
- Initiate reports and required crime statistics as required by Federal, State, and local government entities in compliance with the Clery Act and Student Right to Know Act and other laws. Write additional compliance reports necessary by law. Keep abreast of current legislation concerning campus safety.
- Maintain positive relations with external law enforcement agencies to obtain or exchange relevant protective service information.
- Act on the behalf of the director when he/she is absent.
- Perform other work-related duties as assigned by designated supervisor.
- An associate's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
- Five years campus safety experience with at least two years of supervisory experience, assessment of training needs and staffing, and analyzing the effectiveness of policies/procedures within a college environment is preferred.
- A minimum of 40 hours of formal protective services training, to include certification in emergency first aid and CPR is preferred.
- A valid driver's license
Application Deadline: April 17, 2013
This is only a brief description of the position.
If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please submit your materials electronically, including a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references, by using our online application. You may also submit the above application materials to:
North Central College, Office of Human Resources, 30 N. Brainard St., Naperville, IL 60540
Or via Fax: 630-637-5755
Or via E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org