Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Director, Technology Systems, the Assistant Director manages a team of skilled technical staff to perform maintenance, service and installation activities related to security access control, video surveillance and alarm monitoring systems at Morningside, Medical Center, and Manhattanville campuses. The incumbent is responsible for establishing field service & installation procedures and standards, implementing and enforcing quality control measures, planning and performing preventive maintenance, and ensuring that all the day to day services have been controlled and all clients' needs have been tackled successfully. He/she will take the lead in managing access control initiatives, including access control system design and implementation, as well as in-house training for technical staff on security equipment. The incumbent also acts as the primary liaison with senior management across the university in all matters related to property/building access for employees, students and faculty; and will consult with these stakeholders in researching and developing access control initiatives and camera placement strategies. In addition, he/she will be responsible for developing and scheduling resources for all Department of Public Safety technology programs.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum 4-6 years of low voltage system field service experience preferred. Minimum of 6 years demonstrated supervisory experience. Excellent communication, organization and people management skills. He/she must be able to work under stressful work condition and have good problem solving ability. Advanced knowledge of access control systems and field equipment preferred.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Familiarity with security solutions including, but not limited to magnetic access locks, security cards and camera systems required. The incumbent must possess the ability to work effectively and tactfully with a broad constituency of students, faculty, staff and other building occupants.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_167266
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