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Manager, Public Safety Applications

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

Job Details

Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.

Job Description:

Manager, Public Safety Applications

Office of Information Technology

This position oversees and manages the application needs of Brown University’s Department of Public Safety, a sworn, fully-functioning law enforcement agency operating 24/7 to protect and serve the Brown community. The incumbent is responsible for the acquisition, integration, and management of the department’s application needs, including access control, CCTV, LPRs, computer-aided dispatch, incident reporting/records management software, mobile data systems, alarms, communications, and compliance. Manage the on call 24x7 responsibilities for the team, including participation in the on call rotation.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 5 years of experience in an IT-related position.

  • Supervisory experience required.

  • Experience working in Higher Education is preferred

  • Experience working within a law enforcement or security environment required.

  • Experience managing card access and closed circuit TV applications required.

  • Experience managing the acquisition process of software preferred.

  • Experience planning and managing small- to medium-size projects

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Strong collaboration skills and organizational focus

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proactive service ethics, tactful under pressure, and demonstrate an ability to communicate and work collaboratively with all levels of technical and professional staff, senior IT management and university leadership, and all sectors of the user community.

  • Demonstrated communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to present complex information to varied levels and types of constituents at a higher education institution (technical and non-technical customers)

  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

CJIS Requirements:

This position is subject to Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) requirements. Due to the confidential, sensitive nature of information this position may encounter, applicants must be willing to allow for a Background Investigation initiated by Brown Public Safety.

Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Manager, Public Safety Applications


Office of Information Technology


Grade 11

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Time Type:

Full time

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Position Work Location:

Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer , Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.


Brown University

Founded in 1764, Brown is a nonprofit leading research university, home to world-renowned faculty, and also an innovative educational institution where the curiosity, creativity and intellectual joy of students drives academic excellence.

The spirit of the undergraduate Open Curriculum infuses every aspect of the University. Brown is a place where rigorous scholarship, complex problem-solving and service to the public good are defined by intense collaboration, intellectual discovery and working in ways that transcend traditional boundaries. As a private, nonprofit institution, the University advances its mission through support from a community invested in Brown's commitment to advance knowledge and make a positive difference locally and globally.

Brown is a leading research university, where stellar faculty and student researchers deploy deep content knowledge to generate new discoveries on those issues and many more. What sets their work apart? Collectively, Brown's researchers are driven by the idea that their work will have a positive impact in the world.

Brown students and faculty are tackling the nation’s opioid crisis. Planning the next Mars landing site. Uncovering the locations of ancient civilizations. Advising world leaders on new political models. Exploring new frontiers in multimedia arts. In each of their intellectual endeavors, our scholars and researchers are uncommonly driven by the belief that their work must — and will — have an impact in their communities, in society and the world.

We are a learning community grounded in a commitment of respect for the diversity of viewpoints that is fundamentally essential to intellectual discovery. We encourage the right of all individuals to express ideas and perspectives — and we embrace the value of vigorous debate in pursuit of knowledge.

Providence, Rhode Island — Brown's home for more than two and a half centuries — is a vibrant place to live, work and study, a stimulating hub for innovation, and a city rich in cultural diversity. 

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