General purpose: Manage, plan, direct, and coordinate the day-to-day operational and administrative programs within the Campus Safety department. Incumbent serves as second in command and will lead, train, motivate and develop employees in accordance with departmental policies, regulations, goals and safety program priorities as directed by the AVP of Campus Safety. The Assistant Director will coordinate community policing and will actively solve on-going problems while directing shift supervisors and staff.
Summary of Essential Functions: • Maintain the Access control system, coordinate with Technical Services to maintain the Network and all administrative records • Maintain compliance for Crime prevention programs, Timely warning, emergency notification, and community relations. • Responsible for developing, managing and documenting all annual training
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Test Emergency Notification System(s) and procedures quarterly, make recommendations and adjustments as needed • Respond, supervise, and investigate incidents: (critical, crime, media potential and/or sensitive) when notified • Manage and audit all maintenance agreements for Campus Safety, keep real time records of system failures and issues • Attend Baltimore City Police Intel-meetings, Public Safety meetings, community meetings; and develop crime plans to be shared with staff • Develop, schedule, and provide semi-annual training for staff • Coordinate with Communications team and author timely-warning notices • Author crime prevention and safety alerts • Hold quarterly planning meetings with all staff members • Audit, review, and update departmental policies and procedures (semi-annual) • Operate as main crime prevention and safety officer; provide safety education; and coordinates monthly, seasonal, and annual crime prevention outreach to the MICA community • Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of the terminology, codes, and standard abbreviations used in public safety/police work • Knowledge of methods and operating procedures for foot/vehicle (bike, Segway, car) patrols • Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment • Must be able to author clear, concise, and complete directives, reports, proposals, and work plans • Must be able to effectively evaluate subordinate performance, train personnel, discipline, and provide guidance and counseling when needed • Must possess conceptual skills to include the ability to problem solve, plan, and see the big picture, enhance moral and instill esprit de corps • Ability to work with and provide appropriate services or referrals for people under physical and/or emotional stress • Ability to work under exposure to injury resulting from dangerous weapons, physical or verbal abuse, in all types of weather conditions • Ability to effectively plan, coordinate, and supervise the activities of officers of lower grade • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Minimum qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or related field (Applicants with an Associate’s degree plus substantial managerial experience in public safety/law enforcement will be considered) • Proven experience in a leadership/managerial role in public safety/law enforcement • Certified in NIMS ICS (to Unified Command Level) • Certification in CPR, First Aid, Basic Life Support, and First Responder • Ability to possess a Maryland State handgun permit and Maryland Special Police commission
Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Safety, Public Administration or a related field • Executive Law Enforcement Leadership Training (such FBINA academy) • Knowledge of fire, health, and safety hazards at a state/private institution of higher education • Knowledge of the Clery Act, Title IX, SAVE and VAWA • Experience using equipment used in public safety work, including emergency medical, and uses of basic protective firefighting equipment • Experience with public safety on a college campus • Experience in crime analytics, crime mapping, crime statistics, and crime analysis and crime deployment • Experience delivering public safety services in an urban environment • Experience with victim’s assistance and services • LEOSA certification or eligible to be certified
Reporting to this position: no direct reports
Conditions of Employment: • Conditions: Background Check • Unusual Circumstances related to position (i.e. essential personnel, require travel, serve in an “on-call” capacity, work evenings and/or weekends, blackout periods, etc.)
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to (amt) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position) • Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually (minimal, moderate, or high). • Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.