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Manager for Emergency Management

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Jun 28, 2022

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Manager for Emergency Management & Business Continuity (Administrator I), Public Safety
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 505106
Work type: Management (MPP)
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Education Support Professionals, Environmental Health and Safety, Safety, Student Services


California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:
  • Build your future
  • Work with the best
  • Be your authentic self
  • Focus on you
  • Make a lasting impact
  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want

Department Summary

The CSUSB Police Department was established on Jan. 23, 1974, and is a full-service, California POST certified law enforcement agency that employs 19 sworn police officers and active support staff for the service and protection of the campus community on a 24/7/365 basis. The department is responsible for the 471-acre northern San Bernardino campus and also for the surrounding area including the campus and outlying residential, canyon, and foothills. The peace officers of this department have a statewide police authority and are vested with law enforcement powers and responsibilities, identical to the municipal police or sheriff's departments in our community.

The University Police Department strives to provide "Quality Service" by providing professional service with honor, integrity, and a commitment to excellence to the community. We perform our mission through diligent crime prevention, victim assistance, and emergency response preparedness. We believe campus safety is a community effort and embrace a community partnership and problem-oriented policing philosophy. We strive daily to live by our department motto, "Campus Safety through Service."

Job Summary

As an essential member of the Risk Management Department within the Division of Administration and Finance, the Manager of Emergency Management/Business Continuity will provide strategic direction in all areas of emergency preparedness and management and is responsible for assessing, revising, communicating, and maintaining the campus Emergency Management Plan, including disaster mitigation, preparedness, planning, training, education, response, business continuity, and recovery.

Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, 'Exempt' position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 11, 2022.

Work Schedule
  • Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

Key Qualifications
  • Annually revises and updates the comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (EMP) to include collaborating with other university departments to revise and update the functional annexes and hazard-specific appendices.
  • Collaborates with the Police Department, Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities, Information Technology Services, and other departments to adopt best practices concerning design, coordination, and implementation of campus-wide emergency preparedness initiatives.
  • Establishes and maintains an emergency Building Marshall Team for every campus building and assists them in annually updating their Building Comprehensive Emergency Action Plan that is specific to the needs of the units in each building.
  • Facilitates training of university employees and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) staff to include periodic exercises with the emergency Building Marshall Team, and annual training for the EOC group and Executive Command/Policy Group. Designs, executes, coordinates, and evaluates tabletop, functional and full-scale training exercises to test the EMP and prepare the university community for an effective response to major emergencies.
  • Establishes and maintains a functional EOC including analyzing and inventorying necessary operational supplies; annually updating and distributing an EOC personnel call list; testing of EOC communications including phones, computers, and wireless services, and serve as the EOC coordinator during any EOC activation. (Is available for 24-hour on-call response to perform emergency management functions and related duties during an emergency, such as providing support to the university's incident commander and staff in the EOC.)
  • Collaborates with administrators, faculty, and staff to annually review, test, and update campus Business Continuity Plans, as well as providing updates to the University Business Continuity Summary Plan. As necessary, provide training on the continuity software, Kuali Ready, and provide table-top or other exercises to test plan readiness by unit and/or department.
  • Creates and maintains clear and accurate reports and records to include after-action reports following training exercises and major emergencies, other training records, Building Comprehensive Emergency Action Plans, committee meeting notes, staff contact lists, and all other emergency management records.
  • Researches options and best practices in emergency notification and other systems that can be used during an emergency to ensure the safety of students, employees, and visitors and makes recommendations for implementation. Proposes emergency preparedness policies and procedures to the Assistant Vice President, Risk Management.
  • Serves as a liaison on emergency preparedness issues with local and county partners and expands ongoing partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies for emergency planning and disaster training and exercises.
  • Collaborates with University Police, Facilities, Risk Management, and other departments to prepare capital and operational requests and pre-disaster grants to support emergency preparedness. Assists university departments with the development and submission process for federal and state reimbursement claims for the university's costs during emergency operations, as necessary.
  • Annually review and revise all of CSUSB's emergency preparedness and informational materials to include: Disaster Preparedness Quick Reference Guide, Emergency Operations Reference Guides for both Faculty/Staff and Students, telephone rosters for all emergency groups on campus, Campus Evacuation Site Maps, Campus Traffic Evacuations Maps, the emergency information provided on the Risk Management website, and all other informational materials related to emergency management and business continuity.

  • Education and Experience
  • Applicants must have the equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and at least three years of emergency management experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Applicants must possess knowledge of local, state, and federal rules, guidelines, and standards for disaster preparedness planning, strategies, and techniques, including specific knowledge of the principles of ICS, SEMS, and NIMS.
  • Applicants must possess knowledge of local, state, and federal emergency systems and agencies, including law enforcement, fire prevention/protection, and emergency medical services.
  • Applicants must possess knowledge of best practices in the continuity of operations, mass evacuation, sheltering in place, relocation, and reunification.

  • Preferred Qualifications
    • At least three years of experience as a manager or leadership role is highly desired.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to secure technical and financial assistance available through state and federal programs and grants, as well as develop and maintain working relationships and coordination with private, local, state, and federal emergency management and emergency response officials.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to conduct a hazard vulnerability assessment and develop hazard mitigation plans.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to identify strengths and weaknesses in existing emergency management programs and recommend solutions.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to multi-task effectively with competing priorities.
    • Applicant must possess the ability to evaluate, observe, compare monitor data included in management reports to determine compliance with standard operating procedures and protocols.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to gather pertinent facts, make thorough analyses, and arrive at sound conclusions.
    • Knowledge of Kuali Ready, InformaCast, and Blackboard Connect is a plus.

    Licenses and Certificates:
    • A valid California Class "C" Driver's License is required.


    Anticipated Hiring Range: $3750-$6344 per month

    Classification Salary Range:$3,750 - $10,417 per month

    Statement of Commitment to Diversity

    In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

    The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

    Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

    The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.

    Supplemental Information

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

    This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

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