Director of Public Safety
Tidewater Community College invites applications for the position of Director of Public Safety.
The largest provider of higher education and workforce development services in Hampton Roads, TCC serves some 38,000 students annually. With four campuses and regional centers for the visual arts, performing arts, health professions, advanced technology, and automotive technology, TCC is a comprehensive institution offering more than 150 programs, including a full complement of college transfer and career and technical education, workforce training and development services, and general community enrichment and outreach.
The Director of Public Safety provides strategic leadership and coordination in the development and implementation of a college-wide safety, security, and emergency preparedness program in support of TCC's educational role. The position supports the mission of TCC by providing a safe and secure environment that supports accomplishment of TCC's mission while keeping the college's campuses and facilities open and inviting to the communities they serve. This position is responsible for oversight and management of the college's safety, security and emergency preparedness operations, including the contracted security officer organization, occupational safety and health programs, compliance with the Clery Act, compliance with federal and state emergency preparedness regulations, and the training and professional development associated with the functional areas delineated above. The Director of Public Safety reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
A complete position description including a listing functional responsibilities is available at https://jobs.tcc.edu.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Progressively responsible leadership experience in a combination of safety, environmental health, security, emergency planning, and related functional areas in large, complex organizations, preferably in the higher education sector and preferably in a multi-location environment. Demonstrated knowledge of current security and safety “best practices,” including emergency management and response, in higher education, preferably as they are applied at community colleges. Demonstrated ability to interpret laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to safety and security; to formulate policy and procedures; to compile clear, accurate reports; and to coordinate/facilitate meetings. Demonstrated ability to oversee and supervise the planning and implementation of a security program that spans multiple locations and accommodates the diverse constituencies of a community college. Demonstrated knowledge of community college goals and objectives, of their diverse students and employees, and of the strategic needs of various academic and other college divisions. Demonstrated ability to write clearly and articulately and to give verbal or written instructions in a precise, understandable manner. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement a variety of projects and to articulate the associated implementation strategies. Demonstrated ability to supervise assigned staff, including setting key performance measures for contracted security officers. Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, preferably in a discipline directly related to the position's responsibilities.
SALARY: Expected salary range of $65,953 to $99,109. Actual salary will be determined based on individual qualifications and experience with consideration for internal alignment factors. The college offers an excellent benefits package.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Potential applicants are encouraged to review the complete position description and qualifications on the college's website at https://jobs.tcc.edu prior to applying.
A complete application package will include a cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications for the position, a current résumé, and unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees and any additional relevant coursework.
All applications will be submitted online through the college's website at https://jobs.tcc.edu/.
Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.
Review of application materials will commence May 25, 2017 and continue until filled.
All TCC positions require satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment. This position is contingent upon availability of funding.
Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The college actively encourages applications by and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.