The Director of Security serves as the staff member responsible for the identification, development, implementation and management of the University’s security strategies and programs.
In cooperation with University leadership, develops effective strategies to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations, and safeguard the organization.
Develops and implements security policies and procedures
Researches and deploys state-of-the-art technology solutions and innovative security management techniques to safeguard the organization’s physical security within budget.
Establishes appropriate safety and security policies and procedures. And facilitates implantation of policies throughout the organization.
Directly responsible for Cleary Act compliance, including relevant reporting.
Develops relationships with law enforcement to include city, county and state agencies, and private sector counterparts.
Coordinates and implements site security, operations, and activities to ensure protection of employees, students and visitors.
Performs other duties as assigned by the AVP for Operations.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by CHSU.
Four-year degree or equivalent in an area of study relevant to this position
ASIS Physical Security Professional certification or ASIS Certified Protection Professional strongly preferred.
Skills & Experience
At least seven to eight (7-8) years of experience in private sector security or related public sector organization; experience in higher education preferred.
Three years of experience in a leadership role.
Clery Act Compliance, Title IX and VAWA experience preferred.
Demonstrated ability to develop and manage functional capital and expense budget.
Demonstrated integrity and ability to maintain principles under internal and/or external pressure.
Effectiveness in communicating recommended courses of action for innovative, business-oriented responses.
Ability to successfully network and develop working relationships with key individuals throughout CHSU.
Excellent conceptual and critical thinking skills.
Strong facilitator and consensus builder.
Ability to promote organizational learning and knowledge sharing through internal and external information resources in line with the culture of CHSU.
Internal Number: 112
About California Health Sciences University
Founded in 2012, California Health Sciences University (CHSU) is proud to be the first university of its kind in the Central Valley! Our new and innovative University is rapidly developing and expanding, enabling our administration, faculty, and staff to have plentiful opportunities for growth and development.
With our Doctor of Pharmacy program in its fifth year and the College of Osteopathic Medicine under development, we have many opportunities available now and we will continue to offer new opportunities over the next five to ten years.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine will be hiring both faculty positions that include scientists/educators as well as physicians both full time and part time to serve our mission. Innovative curriculum design includes a Team Based Learning environment with emphasis on collaboration. A multitude of staff positions including admissions, simulation center, anatomy lab, standardized patients administrative support, education specialists and a clinical psychologist will also be added over the next two years.
CHSU plans to open up to 10 post-graduate colleges to train health care professionals in the coming years. The timing and specific disc...ipline for each new school will be determined based on the need and opportunity for job placement within the region.
Located in California’s beautiful and diverse Central Valley, our employees enjoy affordable cost of living, while being within close proximity of beaches, mountains and large metropolitan cities. We offer competitive salaries, benefit packages and more!