Supervisor, Shift Operations and Training

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Job Title: Supervisor, Shift Operations and Training

Division: Operations

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 46,286.00

Reports To: Director, Public Safety and Security

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The supervisor for shift operations and training is responsible for providing leadership and supervision for the Office of Public Safety and Security, which includes all shift operational assignments and developing, tracking and coordinating training for departmental needs and county licensing requirements.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops and carries out programs, policies and procedures that ensure the security of university facilities and assets, including the safety of students, staff and visitors
  • Develops and maintains training programs in line with departmental objectives and county security licensing requirements, maintaining records of all training activities
  • Creates and administers training components based on best practices within the public safety field, ensuring utilization by the security team
  • Maintains and updates the departmental training program annually and ensures training objectives are met
  • Conducts security risk and threat assessment of satellite campuses
  • Serves as a supervisor of public safety, to include training and creating shift assignments based on call volume and data-driven statistics

Service Orientation

  • Works with all departments to identify safety concerns and safety-related items on campus and at satellite locations
  • Works with Student Involvement along with Residential Life to promote campus safety and prevention programs, providing training as needed

Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Suggests appropriate resources and referrals for students experiencing emotional or academic hardships
  • Works with all departments in implementation and training relative to emergency action plans and other areas of security
  • Assists department administrators in completing performance evaluations for staff

Planning, Organizing and Accountability

  • Collaborates with appropriate staff to ensure emergency operational plans are carried out for events on campus
  • Disseminates information to subordinates at daily briefings
  • Conducts annual Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CEPTED) evaluations in each building on campus as well as satellite locations to develop training procedures

Initiative, Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Works with residential hall staff to develop and maintain training for emergency responses in dorms
  • Participates in Public Safety administrative tasks and committee assignments

University Mission

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience in public safety or law enforcement
  • Master’s degree in criminal justice administration or equivalent area of study preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and familiarity with creating databases
  • Completion of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System courses IS-100, IS-200, National Incident Management System (NIMS)-300, NIMS-400 and NIMS-700
  • Knowledge of the Clery Act, FEMA and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) regulations, NIMS, Title IX and associated regulations

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • Flexible hours required, including evenings, holidays, weekends or overnights
  • Availability for emergencies on campus required
  • Exposure to all types of weather and extreme temperatures

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended time periods
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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