Greenville University is committed to the safety and security of the campus, students and employees in whom we serve. Greenville University is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Director of Campus Safety. The Director of Campus Safety is responsible for:
- The development, implementation and management of campus safety and security programs and services including (but not limited to) security, fire safety, emergency management, parking management and key control.
- Compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations related to campus safety.
- Ensuring that day-to-day security, public safety functions and new initiatives are aligned with Greenville’s University’s Strategic Plan.
- Leadership and management of the Department of Campus Safety, a 24/7/365 operation; including, hiring, training, direction and supervision.
- Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with students, faculty, staff and visitors.
- Compliance with local, state and federal crime reporting mandates (including but not limited to, Clery report and Fire & Safety report).
- Collaboration with local officials to address matters of mutual concern
- Development and administration of department budget
- Development and regular review of campus safety policies, procedures and training
- Serve as a resource for Emergency Response Management and Safety Team
- Coordinate crisis plan and update it regularly
- Coordinate safety and parking for major events on campus
- Provide regular campus presence and conduct daily walkthroughs on campus
- Provide regular education to campus education about safety
- Provide ongoing campus safety training to Director of Residence Life and Residence Life staff
- Develop and ensure procedures for building securement including, locking and unlocking campus buildings, emergency management procedures and report any faulty or unsafe areas of concern.
- Coordinate and oversee security cameras across campus, campus parking procedures, parking permits, IDs and electronic access requests with office personnel.
- Perform administrative duties
- Manage timely warnings
- Other related duties as assigned
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of criminal justice, law enforcement and higher education policies/procedures
- Ability to maintain positive working relationships with internal and external entities
- Understanding of current student issues and brings solution orientated ideas forward
- Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing under stressful conditions.
- Ability to acquire and keep confidential information in regards to campus safety
- Understands and has depth of knowledge regarding compliance requirements for local, state, federal laws, including higher education procedures
- Basic to intermediate understanding/ability to operate computer systems and software including: use of Microsoft Office programs, Google Drive, Maxient and Onguard
- Committed to the lifestyle statement and Christian values of Greenville University
- Serves as a back up to on-call number through use of cellphone that must be on person at all times.
- Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field from an accredited institution is required
- Training in emergency management preferred, including CPR, First Aid and AED certification
- Professional career background in safety, law enforcement or a related field is preferred.
- Satisfactory results from background check (state and federal)
The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu
It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.