Manager, Emergency and Safety Operations
Main Campus - Baytown, TX
Starting Salary Range is $55,713 -$72,430. The initial salary offer
is commensurate with education and related work experience.
Develop, oversee, and coordinate all emergency planning and safety
operations for the College, including college-wide
emergency preparedness initiatives, incident responses, and
emergency communications. The incumbent will develop, lead,
educate, inform, and motivate campus constituents in emergency and
safety planning and strategies; develop emergency plans to prepare
and respond to emergencies; create educational and training
materials; conduct training sessions and drills to prepare campus
for emergencies; make recommendations about the college's
campus/centers closure when affected by the weather; and establish
and maintain relationships with first responders, local law
enforcement, area emergency planners (e.g., Baytown and Harris
County Offices of Emergency Management), college employees,
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develop programs and initiatives that promote the safety and
welfare of the College community.
Develop and manage the College's crisis management and
emergency operations plan.
Develop, plan, lead, and/or participate in educational,
training, and outreach activities, including program and training
development and presentation of lectures and/or workshops.
Develop, implement, and document emergency response training
exercises for the campus community.
Ensure campus plans are up-to-date and in compliance with the
latest standards in emergency response.
Inform campus leadership of the status of campus preparedness
and planning for weather-related (e.g., tropical storm, hurricane,
tornado, ice, snow, etc.) or unexpected (e.g., fire, explosion,
active shooter) emergencies.
Monitors for threats to the College and communicates with
campus constituents about imminent threats.
Monitor weather and approaching storms and make recommendations
to campus leadership if the weather is likely to alter campus class
schedules or affect campus events.
Organize and communicate a high volume of information in a
format that is user-friendly and understood.
Partner with campus centers and departments in planning and
implementing emergency preparedness plans.
Collaborate with local fire and police departments to develop,
practice, drill, and test emergency action plans for the College's
Serve as Incident Commander, providing leadership during
Serve as primary emergency management liaison with local,
state, and national agencies.
Develop and maintain relationships with local and state
emergency personnel and agencies.
Maintain and update the Employee Emergency Response Manual and
Emergency Preparedness website.
Complete and submit mandatory reports (e.g., Higher Ed Safety
and Security Audit, Emergency Operation Plan).
Work with the appropriate offices/personnel to disseminate
messages to warn and guide campus constituents about imminent
Serve as the Chair of the College's Safety Committee; prepare
agendas and collaborate with security and facilities leads across
Meet with local first responders after disasters to review
emergency response events and plan for campus recovery.
Assess emergency preparedness and availability of appropriate
technologies for emergency response.
Debrief with leadership to evaluate emergency response to
determine improvements to the process.
Work with appropriate offices to test emergency alert
technology; track and analyze data on the speed of communications,
timing of messages, and communication delays.
Stay abreast of relevant procedures and strategies for
Provide responses that may require work late nights, early
mornings, on the weekends, or during an emergency event.
Recommend the development of college policies, administrative
regulations, and procedures.
Additional Duties & Responsibilities
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills &
Bachelor's (or higher) degree or an equivalent combination of
education and experience in lieu of a degree
Two (2) years of related work experience
Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations and
guidelines related to emergency management and disaster
Knowledge and understanding of higher education emergency
management principles, procedures, and standards (preferred)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills,
Work effectively with a wide range of people at various levels
and from a diverse community,
Act decisively and accept responsibility,
Adapt to change,
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management,
Program planning and implementation skills, and
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and
procedures, formulating policy, and developing/implanting new
strategies and procedures
Must be able to work late nights, early mornings, weekends, and
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