Director for Public Safety

Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director for Public Safety provides direction and organization for the safety and security of the entire campus.

The Director establishes departmental procedures; supervises the direction of the department; maintains Clery reports; collaborates with Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness by providing appropriate intervention services and discipline referrals; and trains employees for emergency situations.

Other duties include attending regular Board of Trustees meetings, outside agency meetings on crime trends and conducting criminal investigations; overseeing administrative functions of the department, including serving as the steward for all data relevant to security (typically physical access data to rooms, physical security including camera recordings and incident reports); supervising staff; budget development; staffing and recruitment; and collaborating on mutual enforcement and crime prevention initiatives.

This is an exempt, administrator position.

A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or management and at least five years of demonstrated progressive leadership in a related security environment OR equivalent education, technical training, or experience, defined as a high school diploma or associate degree and at least at least seven years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience in public safety, private security, and/or college security are required.

Thorough understanding of the Clery Act, and strong communication and collaboration skills, specifically with local authorities, is required.

Apply online by June 13, 2021.