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
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
More at safety.utah.edu.
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
University of Utah Job ID# PRN30689B 02128 - Chief Safety
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
- In conjunction with the applicable offices, develops and
implements required policies, programs, and activities in response
to changes to CLERY and other campus safety
- 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
- Provides, facilitates, and/or coordinates training for
university CSA’s and key campus partners on Clery Act
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Serves as the Recording Secretary for the Clery Act
- 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
- 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.
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
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
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be
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
- Completion of advanced Clery Act training.
- Attainment of the National Association of Clery Compliance
Officers & Professionals (NACCOP) Clery Compliance Officer
- Familiarization with Title IX.
- Three years or more of work experience with an institution of
- Excellent oral and written communications.
- Excellent organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent computer skills; familiar with Microsoft office suite
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.