Emergency Operations Center - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20004379)
The University of Pittsburgh's Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management comprises four areas: Environmental Health & Safety, Integrated Security, Pitt Police, and Emergency Management. The Emergency Management coordinator is a motivated and creative professional responsible for the training, exercising, and evaluation of all University emergency management/continuity programs and emergency response/recovery activities.
The coordinator also works with a larger emergency management team to take a leading role with the following tasks: develop, implement, and coordinates the University's Emergency Plan; serves as a emergency management liaison with campus, local, state, and federal officials; trains top-level administrators and others on disaster response and compliance; coordinates and serves as expert on funding issues related to disasters; oversees the University's emergency communications systems; and conducts the campus Emergency Operation Center.
T he Coordinator will report to the Director of Security and Emergency Management and must have the skills to work independently and as part of a larger emergency management team, including the Vice Chancellor, Office of Public Safety & Emergency Management, the Chief of the University of Pittsburgh Police Department, and the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Environmental Health and Safety.
Equivalent education and experience can be substituted for Masters. A degree in emergency management, public administration, public health, planning, or a related field with significant prior experience in position of comparable scope and complexity.
The ideal candidate will be technologically savvy, innovative, customer-focused, and a collaborative leader. Other qualifications include: strong leadership skills; ability to integrate strategies and network and coordinate services with a broad range of participants; understanding of the Incident Command System, the National Incident Management System, legal concepts, and interpretations relative to emergency operations; familiarity with FEMA application and documentation procedures; experience leading knowledgeable subject matter experts, and experience leading change management, both from an organizational/structural and technical/system perspective; strong organizational skills; exceptional written, oral, and presentation skills; coalition building and collaboration skills; and a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and collaborative decision making in the workplace. Associate Emergency Manager (AEM), Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), or related certification preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm and as required
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20004379
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.