Director of Public Safety Institute

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-036 Position Title: Director of Public Safety Institute Location Blue River Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Administrator Job Open Date 04/20/2021 Job Close Date 06/11/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 06/14/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field to assigned area;
  • 3 years academic, career or technical management experience.
  • POST certification required.
  • Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:
• Master’s Degree in a related field preferred.
• At least Seven (7) to Ten (10) years’ experience in an environment aligned with public safety.
• Supervisory experience preferred in an environment aligned with higher education, teaching, and/or training modalities
• Knowledge and experience in grant development and grants management
• An understanding of Career and Technology ( CTE ) Programs
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience in budgeting, procurement; inventory and records management.
• Risk management experience required.

Work Hours

Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation The annual salary begins at $70,871. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants

Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application to receive any consideration.

An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:
• A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:

• The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;

• The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission;

• Your experiences in supervision within an academic institution;

• Leadership in a complex organization such as MCC ; and

• The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism and working in a diverse environment.

• A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.

• Official or student copies of your transcripts.

Official transcripts will be required if selected for an interview.

Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.

Class Summary

The Director of Public Safety Institute works in an administrative management role for the Public Safety Institute.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

• Supervises staff, to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
• Assists in developing strategy, processes, and procedures for assigned programs, departments, or functional areas; and manages and participates in directing the implementation of internal operations for academic development programs, which includes: planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; coordinating activities between multiple service areas; and working to integrate and coordinate service areas.
• Serves as a liaison and primary contact for an assigned area to facilitate program and departmental public relations, communications, and outreach efforts; represents the department and/or College at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events.
• Seeks and manages collaborative efforts with business and industry, community agencies, community organizations, educational institutions, internal departments, and/or other interested parties.
• Prepares, reviews, interprets, and analyzes a variety of complex and multi-faceted information, data, forms, schedules, calendars, surveys, reports, and other communications; makes recommendations based on findings; conducts research, needs assessment, and academic program development activities.
• Manages budgets and grants to ensure compliance with district policies, regulations, and procedures.
• Coordinates activities in order to facilitate the maximum effectiveness and utilization of academic development and/or program resources.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of management principles;
• Knowledge of advanced principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
• Knowledge of public relations principles;
• Knowledge of community agencies and resources;
• Knowledge of academic development principles and practices;
• Knowledge of instructional methods and techniques;
• Knowledge of program development, planning, and administration principles and practices;
• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, and/or standards;
• Knowledge of policy and procedure development practices;


• Skilled in prioritizing and assigning work;
• Skilled in making program decisions based on financial considerations;
• Skilled in adapting to rapidly changing environments;
• Skilled in interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
• Skilled in analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
• Skilled in handling multiple tasks simultaneously;
• Skilled in providing customer service;
• Skilled in monitoring and evaluating programs;
• Skilled in collaborating with internal departments and external agencies;
• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised

Administrative Assistant

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: feeling, grasping, hearing, fingering, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education, in a related field, you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
    • No Answer
  2. * How many years of academic, career, or technical management experience do you have as supported by your application materials?
    • 0 to 2 years
    • 3 or more years
    • none
  3. * Are you POST certified
    • Yes
    • No
  4. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. References
  9. Certification
  10. License
  11. Letter of Recommendation 01
  12. Letter of Recommendation 02
  13. Letter of Recommendation 03
  14. Other Document 03
  15. Other Document 04

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