Assistant Director of Campus Security

Hollins University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 14, 2022

(posted 10/13/22)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Campus Security.

Reporting to the Director of Campus Security, the assistant director has oversight of seven patrol officers, serves as the acting director when needed, shares on-call duties with the director, works in Dispatch as needed, and serves as the Security educational and community resource officer for the university. This includes developing and directing the selection, training, and evaluation of patrol officers, and developing, implementing, and evaluating educative and preventative programs for a variety of campus constituents. The assistant director also responds to emergencies, incidents, or dispatches as required; conducts investigations and completes follow-up reports on criminal and non-criminal incidents utilizing best practices; and serves as the events coordinator for the department. This position is required to work during inclement weather and emergency situations.

Successful applicants must have an associate’s degree, minimum of three years of related experience, and ability to achieve and maintain “Campus Security Officer” certification in accordance with Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) regulations. Applicants must be a United States citizen or legal United States resident eligible for employment in the United States, be at least 21 years of age, and possess a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations.

Also needed are proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office; excellent verbal and written communication skills; attentive listening skills; understanding of and ability to use/engage on social media platforms; strong valuing and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusivity; ability and desire to work with diverse populations; and ability to present information to different constituents. Physical demands include walking, standing, and sitting for extended periods of time, and ability to defend oneself and/or others in hostile, challenging situations.

Preferred candidates will have a bachelor’s degree; previous law enforcement, campus security, private security, related military, or educational/community outreach experience; and supervisory and/or training experience in a related field.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to . Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references. Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, criminal history and motor vehicle background checks will be conducted.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women and selected graduate programs for men and women. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and provides access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

Hollins is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity at every level of the university. Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

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