Summary and Scope of Position:
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.