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Director, Campus Public Safety

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Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3). This is a designated classified management position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications. The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer. To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”. All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10. Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Position Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Director, Campus Public Safety

Position Information

Job Title Director, Campus Public Safety
Position Number CCM966
Location Cypress College
Department Public Safety
Percentage of Employment 100%
Months of Employment 12 Months/Year
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Primary Purpose

Under the direction of a college Vice President or designee, this position is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of campus public safety and security operations, including safety of the campus environment, security of facilities, grounds and equipment, investigation and reporting, and related functions.

Essential Functions

Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description

Provides leadership in the development, implementation and management of campus safety and security operations in compliance with laws, regulations, District policy and collective bargaining agreements; evaluates effectiveness of safety and security operations; develops recommendations and implements plans to facilitate and improve campus safety and security operations.

Responds to incidents on campus; determines appropriate security responses to incidents; conducts investigations and writes reports; contacts and follows through with law enforcement authorities as appropriate regarding crimes on campus.

Assists in the development and coordination of various safety programs and emergency response procedures, including the campus emergency preparedness plan; provides training and staff development on issues related to campus safety and security.

Establishes and maintains contacts with relevant external agencies concerned with safety and security; formulates rapid response systems with appropriate law enforcement agencies.

Develops, implements and maintains an effective parking control system (parking permits and citations).

Prepares a variety of written reports and documents in compliance with federal, state and college reporting requirements (e.g., Students Right-to Know).

Develops and prepares the annual preliminary budgets for assigned programs; monitors and controls budget expenditures; directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive reports, records and files regarding programs, operations, and activities.

Determines appropriate equipment and supplies for assigned programs in accordance with established policies; monitors and controls inventories.

Prepares and maintains detailed and comprehensive reports, records and files regarding program personnel, facilities and activities.

Organizes, attends or chairs a variety of meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel.

Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.

Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate training and staff development activities; provides orientation for new employees.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Relationships

The Director, Campus Public Safety maintains frequent contact with District and college personnel, students, representatives from the community and governmental agencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of campus public safety and security operations

Knowledge of police/law enforcement procedures, techniques and safety precautions necessary in the work

Knowledge of public safety and security training programs

Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations applicable to campus public safety and security operations (e.g., Students Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, Administrative Adjudication Program/AB408, Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988/Public Law 100-690, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989/Public Law 101-226, California
Education and Penal Code)

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of appropriate computer technology, software and databases

Knowledge of record keeping procedures

Ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of a campus public safety department

Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in responding to situations, including, but not limited to,requesting law enforcement or emergency response personnel

Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies

Ability to develop and present effective employee training programs and materials

Ability to assess and evaluate safety and security hazards and recommend appropriate corrective measures

Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements

This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6010, Section 4.0)

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, with course work in psychology, police science, criminology, public administration, business administration, or a related field.

Demonstrated evidence of increasingly responsible experience in safety and security operations, including knowledge of security and law enforcement procedures, crime prevention, investigations, public safety training, and parking programs.

Minimum of three (3) three years of supervisory responsibility.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications

Possession of a Basic, Advanced, or Supervisory California P.O.S.T Certificate

Management experience, preferably related to safety and security operations in a higher education institution

Higher education law enforcement experience

Excellent leadership and management skills

Experience working outside Law Enforcement Agencies

Working Conditions

Office environment subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3- hours); field environment requiring investigations, inspections and security audits; regularly requires walking, standing, and climbing up and down stairs; occasionally requires lifting up to 50 pounds; subject to potentially hazardous situations and exposure to hazardous materials; may require off-site duties and activities

Salary Range $78,358 - $99,145 Annually

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201539P
Open Date 01/08/2018
Close Date 02/22/2018
Special Instructions Summary

Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

This is a designated classified management position subject to a one-year probationary period.

Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, with course work in psychology, police science, criminology, public administration, business administration, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have increasingly responsible experience in safety and security operations, including knowledge of security and law enforcement procedures, crime prevention, investigations, public safety training, and parking programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of three (3) three years of supervisory responsibility?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * This position requires a valid driver's license. Did you fill out the driver's license portion of the application?
    • Yes
    • No, I do not have a valid driver's license.
  5. * Describe your experience, training, and/or education which demonstrates your understanding and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CalJobs
    • CCC Registry
    • Cypress College
    • Employee Referral
    • Fullerton College
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Human Resources
    • Indeed
    • Insidehighered.com
    • Monster
    • NOCCCD Website
    • OC Register
    • School of Continuing Education
    • Other (list below)
  7. Other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Undergraduate transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
Optional Documents
  1. NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree
  2. Graduate transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
  3. California P.O.S.T. Certificate