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Associate Director of Clery Programs and Compliance (PRN30689B)

University of Utah
Utah, United States
$86,000.00 - $115,300.00
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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About University Safety
Safety is a top priority for the University of Utah. The Chief Safety Officer is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all campus safety initiatives, as well as overseeing the University Safety Department, which includes a central administrative Office of the CSO, as well as public safety operational divisions, which include University Police, Campus Security, U Health Security, Emergency Management, Community Services, and Emergency Communications.
Safety looks and feels different to each person, and the U Safety Department is committed to working with the community to foster a safe environment where all individuals feel empowered and equipped to succeed in their work, education, and other business with the university. As such, it is important that all staff stay aware of, and demonstrate support for, issues related to safety, equity, diversity, and inclusion, both locally and nationally.
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Job Summary:

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Safety Officer for Support Services, the Associate Director of Clery Programs and Compliance works collaboratively with various offices at the university to ensure the institution’s compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), with State campus safety statutes, and with associated regulations.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN30689B 02128 - Chief Safety Officer

COMPENSATION: 86000 – 115300: Commensurate with Experience

WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time. M-F 8a-5p. Availability for emergent issues at odd/off times may be required.


  • Serves as the university’s designated “Campus Safety Survey Administrator” (as that term is explained in U.S. Department of Education correspondence) and submits annual crime and fire statistics to the Department of Education, as required.
  • Coordinates the university’s Clery Act compliance program at the university’s main campus and each separate campus.
  • Monitors federal and state regulations regarding campus safety (e.g., CLERY, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (“VAWA”) and state regulations).
  • Engages in regular and ongoing Clery compliance training in order to know and implement best practices for Clery Act and campus safety compliance.
  • In conjunction with the applicable offices, develops and implements required policies, programs, and activities in response to changes to CLERY and other campus safety regulations.
  • Works with the appropriate University Departments to identify and notify all Campus Security Authorities (“CSA’s”) for the university and maintains a list of them for each academic year.
  • Provides, facilitates, and/or coordinates training for university CSA’s and key campus partners on Clery Act requirements.
  • Sends annual request for crime statistics to all Campus Security Authorities each year.
  • Gathers crime and disciplinary referral data from various internal and external sources, such as the Office of Student Conduct, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Housing and Residential Education, the Center for Student Wellness, the Student Health Center, University of Utah Police and local law enforcement agencies, etc.
  • Consolidates relevant data from these sources with information and policies from across university departments for reporting as required by state and federal regulations.
  • Coordinates the preparation and publication of required Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (“ASFSR”) and the Student Housing Crime Statistics Report.
  • Ensures appropriate notification of the ASFSRs are properly developed and available to current students/employees and prospective students/employees.
  • Collaborates with the Division of Emergency Management, university Marketing and Communications to ensure compliance with the “Timely Warning” and “Emergency Notification” requirements of the Clery Act.
  • Works with the university police department Records Manager to ensure timely reporting in the daily crime log and proper classification of crime incident reports.
  • Coordinates with the sergeants and investigator (or appropriate sworn/non-sworn personnel) to ensure that the disposition of all crime reports are updated within 60 days to ensure Clery compliance.
  • Coordinates with the appropriate campus departments to ensure compliance with HEA Fire Safety regulations including timely reporting to the fire log.
  • Collaborate with the Division of Emergency Management to ensure that at least one test of the emergency management systems is completed each year that includes all required components to meet the HEOA definition of a test.
  • Coordinates with Real Estate office and the Student Affairs Division to maintain an accurate list of buildings and properties owned and/or controlled by the university and/or recognized student organizations.
  • Creates monitors and updates Clery Geography maps.
  • Serves as the Records Custodian for all Clery Act-associated records and ensures the university maintains accurate records on security awareness and crime prevention programs and presentations.
  • Serves as the Recording Secretary for the Clery Act Committee.
  • Works with the Office of Student Affairs and/or Human Resources to ensure compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act and associated regulations.
  • Collaborates with various university partners to ensure compliance with the implementation and disclosure requirements VAWA.
  • Collaborates with a variety of campus partners including but not limited to: Student Affairs, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (Title IX), Housing and Residential Education, University of Utah Police, Emergency Management, University of Utah Health administration, etc. to ensure compliance with appropriate federal and state regulations though application of best practices in the field of Clery compliance.
    Problem Solving

The problems and solutions encountered by this position vary depending on the area and structure of the department. This position frequently addresses problematic situations and often requires critical analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. A major task for this position is to recognize how seemingly unrelated issues may impact the university’s compliance with Clery and related federal and state regulations and determine what coordination is needed to address those issues.

Comments The incumbent must be proficient in making daily operational decisions in assigned area to ensure compliance of current regulations and guidelines.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment. The Office of the Chief Safety Officer has adopted a hybrid office model. A qualified candidate in this position will have the flexibility to work remotely, but may be required to be on-site for certain meetings and events.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.


Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, a related area, or equivalency required; plus six years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills also required. Master’s degree in Business Administration or related area preferred. This position is not responsible for providing patient care. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


  • Previous experience complying with the requirements of the Clery Act.
  • Completion of advanced Clery Act training.
  • Attainment of the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers & Professionals (NACCOP) Clery Compliance Officer Certification.
  • Familiarization with Title IX.
  • Three years or more of work experience with an institution of Higher Education.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills; familiar with Microsoft office suite and databases.



The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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