Public Safety Department Coordinator
Formal review of applications begins: Oct 1, 2021
Key Position Information:
Position assists the Dean and/or Academic Program Director at the
campus level, plans and manages a specific department, discipline,
Typical Essential Duties
- Coordinates with academic program director and Dean about
expenses and deliverables for academy, trust fund, and county grant
specific training programs;
- Develops and maintains relationships with public safety
agencies and community partner organizations.
- Plans, coordinates and monitors academy, training and grant
funded program courses
- Completes budget analysis for academy and course offerings
- Responsible for monitoring compliance with state regulatory
- Coordinates efforts with local agencies to program offerings
within the region.
- Maintains documentation of all courses and fiscal reports for
annual audit by state regulatory agency;
- Tracks equipment, materials and publications required for
courses to maintain compliance;
- Coordinates, supervises and reviews evaluations of professional
training staff within each course or block of instruction.
Documentation filed for audit;
- Ensures high quality training opportunities to diverse public
safety audiences and or employability skills required by local
agencies for all levels of the profession;
- Prepares course compliance and budget reports.
- Develops and maintains curriculum, current lesson plans,
required examinations, and ensures training staff are properly
state certified by topic according to the specific state regulatory
- Develop new course and PSAV program opportunities based on
regional agency needs.
- Provide marketing of courses and programs; monitoring
compliance with state guidelines;
- Ensuring all academy and training opportunities align with
academic pathways to provide opportunities for degree completion
and career advancement.
Bachelor's degree in a related field to assigned area. Master’s
Five (5) years of public safety training and education.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient
to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be
acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
- Knowledge of industry sectors, clients and cultural diversity,
and a working knowledge of trends in the target industries under
- CJSTC Trust Fund / FLDE management principles and
- Project management principles;
- Principles of supervision, organization, and
- Resource development practices;
- Funding agencies;
- Report writing techniques;
- Funding agencies;
- Community networking principles and practices;
- Research Methods;
- Fiscal management principles;
- Strategic planning principles;
- Presentation skills;
- Diverse populations and cultures;
- Computers and related software applications.
- Managing and evaluating the work of staff;
- Planning and developing programs;
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Providing customer service;
- Managing grant-funded projects;
- Interpreting complex grant guidelines;
- Evaluating programs and/or projects;
- Managing budgets;
- Coordinating granting efforts;
- Preparing operational reports;
- Applying and monitoring compliance with applicable
- State, and local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with
subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and
receive work direction.
These duties are a representative sample; position
assignments may vary.
- Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing,
walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive
- Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally
and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to
lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work
involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking
and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary
criteria are met.
Coordinates assigned program and/or service, ensuring alignment
with overall goals, policies and procedures. Coordinates department
functions and/or services which may include implementing new
initiatives to address student needs; managing admission,
registration and graduation process; developing, monitoring and
refining outcome metrics.
Daily - 30%
Develops, manages, and communicates resources through program
promotions, agency and advisory outreach, training sessions, and
faculty and community partnerships.
Daily - 20%
Develops and maintains internal and external relationships;
participates in a variety of meetings, committees, task forces,
and/or other related groups to communicate information regarding
services, programs, areas of opportunity, and/or other information;
represents program on committees, advocacy groups, and/or other
Daily - 20%
Documents, researches and analyzes a variety of data and
information, including student database information; summarize
findings in reports.
Daily - 15%
May monitor course or academy budget by submitting justifications
for budget items, and monitoring program expenditures and equipment
maintenance and upkeep.
Daily - 5%
May supervise staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work;
conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained;
ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining
a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring,
termination, and disciplinary recommendations to supervisor or
Daily - 10%
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4596
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equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the
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qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices
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