Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified
candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Campus
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
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.
For more information about Hollins, please visit our website ( www.hollins.edu ).