Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Director for Campus Security and Emergency Management to provide administrative direction and oversight for emergency planning and preparedness, public safety programs and parking operations. This position actively supports and engages in CBC's values for student learning, culture of excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, sustainability and wellbeing. The incumbent collaborates with a diverse array of internal stakeholders on issues related to emergency management, safety and security, and parking. This position reports to the Vice President for Administrative Services.
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by October 27, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST.
Provide leadership, advising and coordination for Emergency Preparedness planning in collaboration with appropriate college departments to develop, implement and revise as necessary a College Emergency Operations Plan (EOP);
Plan and coordinate campus safety preparedness to include National Incident Management System (NIMS), Incident Command System (ICS) training and annual Emergency Operations Center exercises in coordination with regional emergency management resources;
Organize and resource Emergency Preparedness training to include seminars, workshops, tabletop exercises, functional exercises, full scale exercises and drills;
Validate the EOP by establishing and assessing program outcomes;
Collaborate with, and advise College leadership on the institution's current emergency preparedness posture and recommend emergency management areas of improvement;
Serve as the liaison between the College, emergency response agencies (law enforcement, fire, medical) and emergency management agencies at the local, regional, state and federal levels;
Serve as essential personnel during suspended operations, emergency response and recovery; and remain on campus at any time and on short notice to provide command and/or administrative support during disruptive events;
Ensure the professional operation of Campus Security & Safety Department to include all security services and parking operations;
Lead all phases of the institution security system, traffic and safety program, and access and surveillance systems;
Assist in maintaining a safe work environment with an effective security presence on campus, 24/7 staffing, appropriate training and certifications, which includes appropriate use of de-escalating techniques and College-issued equipment (e.g., Taser, pepper spray, handcuffs) and use of force only as authorized under the College's Use of Force policy;
Meet with administrative staff and local law enforcement agencies regarding mutual problems; provide assistance upon request;
Plan, direct and supervise all aspects of a comprehensive parking system including: routine and annual maintenance of parking lots, future parking needs and program policies and procedures;
Lead a team in understanding the working knowledge of key public safety systems to include: an adopted report management system, public reporting system, card access keyless entry and employee identification systems, digital surveillance system, key management system, alarm monitoring system and online interface;
Provide oversight of regulatory compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, and Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act;
Collaborate with Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinator to support compliance with Title IX Statute;
Provide input to strategic planning for operational and campus growth;
Maintain working relationships with outside contractors to service and support critical infrastructure such as access control and other security systems;
Prepare required departmental reports, lead department operating budget development and administer department budget allocations; reviewing, authorizing and monitoring expenditures;
Conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action; act upon leave requests;
Develop departmental operating budget;
Make reports and maintain files pertinent to the operation of the department; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, emergency management, law enforcement, business administration, public administration or related field from a regionally accredited college or university AND two (2) years of progressive supervisory experience in emergency management, emergency response (including military service, etc.), public safety, security or related field;
Master's degree in criminal justice, emergency management, law enforcement, business administration, public administration or related field from a regionally accredited college or university AND one (1) year of progressive supervisory experience in emergency management, emergency response (including military service, etc.), public safety, security or a related field;
Experience monitoring or managing department, project or grant budgets;
Proficient with email, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software;
Have and be able to maintain a valid US driver's license, clean driving history and ability to be insured; and
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Current knowledge of NIMS;
Proficient conflict management and resolution skills;
Demonstrated ability to work with confidential and sensitive materials and issues;
Demonstrated critical thinking skills;
Demonstrated customer service skills;
Knowledge of the Clery Act and associated reporting requirements;
Knowledge of Washington State civil services rules;
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.