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Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Security

Company: Viterbo University
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionViterbo University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Security. The Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Security position reports to the Director of Campus Safety and Security. The Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Security helps develop and implement operational standards, policies, and procedures for the safety and security department. Additionally, plans and implements crime prevention, patrol schedules, health and safety programs, and emergency preparedness and response procedures. The Assistant Director is responsible for the protection of lives and property and the prevention of crime and disorder on campus property. Conducts security and safety training for students and employees. Assists the Director in supervising security staff.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (60%)

  • Serves as the university's Clery Compliance Officer.
  • Prepares the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery) as required by the government.
  • Ensures university's compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Maintains required records, communications, crime logs, crime reports, and other regulations related to security and safety.
  • Prepares crime statistic requests to law enforcement agencies for preparation of the Annual Security Report.
  • Attends training related to the Annual Security Report (Clery).
  • Develops and implements emergency preparedness plans, security and safety protocols for specific threats, training activities, and drills for employees and students. Develops and promotes educational events related to campus safety. Coordinates annual test of all emergency alarm and notification systems. Coordinates the annual campus wide tornado drill.
  • Monitors security, surveillance, emergency notifications and fire alarms.
  • Assists the Director of Campus Safety and Security in supervision of security officers. This will be an 50% on-call rotation of evening, weekends, and holidays.
  • Maintains and updates the Campus Safety web page.
  • Posts alerts and notifications using campus notification systems including web site, email, flyers, text, InformaCast, Code Red, and speakers. Updates signs, emergency flipcharts, and evacuation routes.SECURITY (40%)
    • Provides protection of university personnel, property, and guests. Serves as supervisor for security patrol officers and is available via phone to assist with emergencies, difficult situations, resolution to problems, and shift coverage as needed on a rotating basis with the Director of Campus Safety and Security.
    • Responds to and follows up on complaints, disturbances, and/or requests to prevent potentially dangerous situations from occurring on campus property. Investigates incidents and violations, collects evidence, interviews witnesses, and resolves problems.
    • Oversees and improves university video surveillance, fire, and security systems.
    • Identifies hazards to security and safety. Coordinates efforts on a continual basis to prevent accidents and promote safety.GENERAL
      • Approves timecards for Campus Safety officers in collaboration with the Director/in the Director's absence. Compiles and maintains statistical data, issues written correspondence and reports, and supervises the maintenance of all records in relation to the Annual Security Report.
      • Represents the institution as a liaison with local public safety agencies and other campuses when the Director of Campus Safety and Security is not available.
      • Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Committee (meeting attendance to be coordinated with supervisor) and Emergency Response Incident Response Team.
      • Works with the Director of Campus Safety and Security on department goals and objectives. Keeps abreast of innovations in the field of campus public safety including crime prevention and reporting, emergency preparedness and response, safety and security standards, emerging technical and professional aspects of the position and university student culture.
      • Carries out other responsibilities as delegated or assigned.General Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum 5 years experience in related safety, security, or law enforcement position(s) and valid driver's license required. Experience with Federal Clery Law preferred. Work history should demonstrate experience with duties requiring computer literacy, attention to detail, high levels of accuracy, multi-tasking, ability to work with frequent interruptions, and maintaining confidentiality. Must possess good judgment, professional bearing, and ability to exercise discretion. Some evening and weekend hours required; must be able to respond promptly to emergencies. Must be authorized to work in the United States. Viterbo University is unable to sponsor or take over the sponsorship of the employment Visa.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is expected to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position. The employee should be able to meet the following physical requirements:Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position:Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Squatting Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Kneeling/Half Kneel Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Climbing Stair Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Reaching - Above, Below, or at Shoulder Level Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Repetitive Actions - Pinch/Grip Forces, Fine Manipulation Pounds of force 0-25 Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Balance - Right/Left Leg Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Lifting - Floor to Waist Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50Lifting - Waist to Overhead Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50Carrying - Long Carry (> 50 feet) Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50Carrying - Short Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50Carrying - Right Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50Carrying - Left Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50Push/Pull (Static Force) Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 50-75About the University: Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students. Viterbo is located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world-class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.Diversity and Inclusion Statement: At Viterbo University, we value our inclusive climate and understand that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, constituencies, and those who will help us advance our diversity and inclusion initiatives aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.Viterbo University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Viterbo University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups.

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Keywords: Viterbo University, La Crosse , Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Security, Executive , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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