Safety & Security Associate, Transportation
Hudson County Community College
Position Vacancy Notice
Safety & Security Associate, Transportation
(Posting date: 04/17/2021)
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits that empower us to be productive and caring members of our society.
HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the foundation for the life changing and transformational education we offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we serve.
HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus campus has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recognized with the 2012 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, was one of just five finalists in the U.S. for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Student Success Award, and was presented with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Good Neighbor Awards in 2009 for the Culinary Conference Center, in 2012 for the North Hudson Campus, and in 2015 for the award-winning Gabert Library. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the Tutoring Center received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student success.
HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all its forms.
Department of Public Safety
Position Summary/Job Description
Under the supervision of the Safety & Security Manager, the Safety and Security Associate is responsible for optimizing and scheduling inter-campus and off campus transportation, monitoring ridership, vehicle fleet maintenance, monitor fleet operating costs, vehicle safety inspections, and all associated record keeping, supervising the outsourced security guards, investigating incidents, emergency situations, and recommend appropriate actions to the Executive Director. The Safety and Security Associate will train, and make recommendations for continuation of employment for all outsourced security personnel. Interacts and communicates with the faculty, staff and students regarding security and transportation functions, maintains security reports and motor vehicle records including but not limited to all reported incidents, licensing, registration and insurance documentation, Campus Security and Crime Statistics Act and keep daily records of the proper functioning of all security equipment including CCTV Camera Systems. Support campus Safety & Security Department by conducting inspections of fire safety equipment and systems to insure compliance with all relevant regulations, assist with fire drills as appropriate under the supervision of the Fire Safety Coordinator. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Public Safety.
As a member of the Public Safety team, the Safety & Security Coordinator proactively, conducts, and assesses and inspects all aspects of campus safety to insure safety, secure and healthy environment for all students, staff and guests.
The duties of the Safety & Security Associate include but are not limited to:
- Optimizing and scheduling inter-campus and off campus transportation.
- Monitor fleet operating costs.
- Maintain fleet safety.
- Leadership, oversight, and training of outsourced security staff.
- Conduct investigations of all incidents.
- Analyze pertinent data and make recommendations to the Safety & Security Manager and the Executive Director of Public Safety.
- Respond to and mitigate emergency situations.
- Assist fire safety inspections and fire drills.
- Coordinate and liaise with police, fire and OEM personnel.
- Provide reports, assessment and data analysis of Safety & Security initiatives.
- Provide support for daily Safety & Security operations and troubleshooting, including conflict resolution and de-escalation of student/staff situations.
- Ensure staff are up to date and trained on new initiatives, programs, and resources.
- Supervise and conduct campus patrols.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Remains flexible in work schedule, including evenings and weekends.
Ideal applicant will have knowledge of fleet operations including scheduling, relevant motor vehicle laws, fire protection equipment and systems, security best practices in an educational environment, de-escalation techniques. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and have a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Proficiency with various computer software programs including Microsoft Office Suite including Access and Excel. Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously. Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally diverse population and to effectively and respectfully function and communicate within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
Review of applications to begin
Immediately; Open until filled
For full consideration please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations and a list of three professional references to attention: Executive Director of Public Safety at E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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