Human Resources

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Director of Public Safety

Primary Role

Directs and coordinates overall operation of the security department responsible for protecting the property, residents, and visitors of the college and provide a safe, learning environment. Enforce college policies and procedures pertaining to public safety. Coordinates campus security activities with outside enforcement agencies.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develops, recommends, and administers security, parking, traffic flow policies and procedures to insure the safety of residents, visitors, and property of the college.
  2. Prepares work schedules for staffing a twenty-four-hour/seven day per week operations.
  3. Conducts follow-up investigations of all incidents/daily reports and recommends corrective action to resolve and prevent recurrence.
  4. Collects and reports crime statistics/records.
  5. Liaison to all law enforcement agencies, Fire, EMS, and 911 emergency dispatch center.
  6. Recruits and selects security personnel.
  7. Oversees college communications system.
  8. Performs related duties as assigned.


Supervision Required/Given

Receives general direction and guidance. Must work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups. Selects, develops, and supervises security personnel.

Position Qualifications

  1. Knowledge and capabilities normally acquired through a bachelor's degree in law enforcement curriculum or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  2. Five years of managerial experience in a supervisory management position in a law enforcement department.
  3. A valid driver's license and completion of a background investigation report.