The Director of Public Safety is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, management and administration of all public safety functions, and coordinating emergency response at Wiley College. The director is responsible for implementing appropriate programs and procedures consistent with maintaining law, order, and safety at the College. Authority and responsibilities are guided by Texas and Federal statutes, court decisions, and administrative codes, rules and regulations of state law enforcement agencies, and Wiley College policies and procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as chief law enforcement officer including management and supervision of special police officers and non-sworn public safety personnel. Maintain ongoing status as a Texas special police officer.
- Evaluate internal operational policy, procedures and protocol to ensure they reflect new case law legislation and trends in College policing.
- Develop and implement policies, procedures and training for the College.
- Implement a campus safety education program that includes, but is not limited to, ALICE training, CPR, social event safety, interaction with law enforcement/public safety, situational awareness, crime prevention and personal safety programs.
- Ensure compliance with federal directives, including the Clery Act, county and city law and ordinances as they pertain to public safety and law enforcement responsibility of the College.
- Oversees and manages the College’s emergency notification system.
- Provide leadership, support and expertise in campus emergency and disaster preparedness planning and response process.
- Provide internal and external training opportunities/staff development programs to ensure proper procedures are followed.
- Serve as a liaison and cooperate with other appropriate law enforcement agencies that may be assisting with investigations on Wiley College campus.
- Partner with the Student Affairs administrators to identify potential challenges and opportunities to proactively address or resolve student conduct issues.
- Monitor the sex offender registry and work with the VP of Student Affairs to ensure campus safety.
- Plan, direct and develop budgets to meet operating and maintenance requirements, staffing, space and capital acquisitions.
- Maintain relationships with local and state law enforcement agencies, Department of Emergency Services and other first-responders to ensure their ability to support campus safety.
- Administer the campus security camera, public address and other communication systems including maintaining an inventory of all systems and user agreements.
The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred. Experience will be considered as a substitute for education. No record of an unpardoned adult felony conviction and no convictions for domestic violence; 5 years of relevant experience; ability to possess a firearm as stated in Texas law; knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulations, policy and procedures; and strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team.
Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and three (3) references to firstname.lastname@example.org.