Type of Position: Administrative
Reporting to the Vice President for Campus Services, the Executive Director for Public Safety & Emergency Management will provide strategic, visionary leadership, and progressive management of the campus safety/security and emergency planning function on a 24/7 basis. The Executive Director oversees the security of the campus environment for the benefit of the entire Barnard community and ensures that safety and security initiatives and day to day safety and security functions are aligned with the campus community's members, operations, processes, objectives, and goals.
The Executive Director manages a department of eighteen exempt staff and over one hundred non-exempt officers, dispatchers and access attendants represented by two collective bargaining agreements through TWU, Local 264 and UAW, 2110. This position will provide expertise and guidance on issues related to management and supervision of unionized and non-union staff; and oversee the implementation of new standards, policies, practices and procedures for a visible and approachable safety and emergency management team that meets the evolving needs for the overall campus community.
Department: Campus Services
Required Qualification Summary: Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or a closely related or relevant discipline. Advanced degree preferred.
Senior level security management experience either in an academic or corporate setting, with prior law enforcement experience desired.
Seven to ten years of supervisory experience with direct responsibility for a security function and staff
Previous experience managing staff in a union environment
Demonstrated leadership with a track record of accomplishments and value-added initiatives.
Experience using standard computer software, including Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint
Membership in relevant professional associations, i.e., IACLEA (International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administration, ASIS International (American Society for Industrial Security) and IACP (International Association of Chiefs of Police).
Specialized training in security management, fire safety, and crisis management.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.