We are seeking a seasoned professional to serve as Director of Health, Safety & Security. The selected candidate has a proven ability as a successful manager, outstanding leadership skills, a relevant record of accomplishment, and the passion to make a positive impact as a key member of the Oakwood community.
The Director is responsible for maintaining safe and secure campuses for Oakwood School. Specific areas of responsibility include effective planning, development, implementation and enforcement of safety and security policies and procedures, drills and training plans and thorough investigation and follow-up of campus incidents. The Director maintains an active and visible presence on campus and interacts with students, parents, faculty, staff, visitors, and outside agencies, as appropriate The Director takes a leadership role in planning for, and management of, all campus emergencies. This positon directly oversees the school nurses, student bus program and contract security staff including security officers and crossing guards.
Key functions include:
Coordinating and leading campus safety committee(s);
Conducting safety training and school wide readiness drills;
Incident response, investigation, and prevention;
Emergency preparedness; and
Serves as a primary first responder during emergencies.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 10+ years of experience in security and safety on an educational campus. EMT training and experience strongly desired. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills displaying tact and diplomacy due to frequent contact with students, faculty, staff, and the public. The ability to consistently use sound judgement and take charge in dealing professionally and calmly in an emergency. Ability to meet a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must be available for on-call emergencies in person, and by phone. The position requires a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and DMV check.
Please forward your resume and letter of interest to Chris Thomas, Chief Operating Officer at Oakwood School – email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package offered
Oakwood School is a K-12 coeducational day school in North Hollywood, California that opened its doors in 1951. The school has remained faithful to its original mission ever since: to create a diverse educational environment where young people are partners with the adults who teach them and learn from them; where the best means of preparing students for the future is to immerse them in the presen...t; where a healthy learning environment requires joy and humor as well as rigorous intensity; and where students’ intellectual and aesthetic depth – along with their capacity for empathy and moral courage – emerge out of authentic engagement with their teachers, one another, and the world around them.
Oakwood School is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce. www.oakwoodschool.org