The Director of Campus Safety plays a key leadership role on the Student Affairs staff. The Director supervises un-sworn Campus Safety Officers and Student Dispatchers and provides guidance and visionary collaboration within the overall division. A high level of campus visibility and positive role modeling is essential. This position is full-time with on-call responsibilities and includes some evening and weekend hours. The Director reports to the Associate Dean of Students who reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students.
Provide strategic vision and direction for Campus Safety program, working collaboratively with other Student Affairs programs to support the College’s mission
Recruit, train, and supervise Team Leader, 8 Campus Safety Officers and 25 student Dispatchers
Facilitate bi-weekly staff meetings and ongoing training for Campus Safety professional and para-professional staff
Manage Campus Safety Officer shift activity and daily operations
Audit, update and maintain Campus Safety Officer and Dispatcher protocols and procedures
Coordinate online processes, including Officer and Dispatcher record-keeping system, ban maintenance, and guest registration
Manage campus parking, including permit registration, violations and appeals, billing, and record-keeping
Organize campus event support, including on and off-site parking, on-site security, emergency response, and building access and security.
Coordinate office technology needs (e.g., radios and pagers)
Manage department vehicles (SUV, golf cart, bikes) upkeep and improvement
Ensure compliance with state and federal reporting requirements (e.g. PA-UCR, Clery)
Serve as liaison with on and off-campus constituents, including Facilities Services, Athletics, and Information Technology
Advise student UC EMS program
Serve as a member of the Crisis Response Team
Act as a hearing officer for student conduct cases
Develop and maintain community relationships with Collegeville Police, Collegeville Fire, Trappe Ambulance, and other local emergency responders
Coordinate safety initiatives to address campus concerns
Provide leadership and participate in committees for major campus events including New Student Orientation, Family Day, Homecoming, and Commencement
Master’s Degree preferred and 7-10 years of significant professional experience in a supervisory capacity
Experience with security, emergency management, and crisis response
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to motivate others
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and celebration for diversity
Strong understanding and passion for a residential liberal education
Sensitivity to and understanding of contemporary higher education issues including but not limited to Sexual Violence, Mental Health, Race, Transgender Rights
Commitment to student development approach and philosophy
Collaborative and transparent approach to problem-solving
Interested candidates should apply online here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.
Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.