The Law School Security Manager provides direct command, guidance and supervision of subordinates for the accomplishment of goals, objectives and compliance of departmental policy. Assesses effectiveness of operational policy and makes recommendations for improvements along with other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice-President and Assistant Dean. Outlines strategic direction and vision, addresses operational, administrative programs and quality performance issues along with focusing on long and short term management objectives. Plans involve the Law School security operations and effectiveness, security technology upgrades and the development and maintenance of emergency plans and procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Administrative – Administers verbal and written discipline to all personnel who fail to comply with department standards. Inspects log and sign-in sheets for proper protocol on a daily basis and takes corrective actions and/or notifications, i.e. physical plant, etc. Responsible for daily inspections of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and entry into automated report system. Responsible for overseeing daily inspections throughout the complex (35 stations) via the TOCO system by Officers under my command. Also undertook a more direct role in the administration of the shuttle van service and contracts relating to same. Assesses various risk factors at the Law School and serves as the Law School liaison on the University’s Risk Management Committee. Coordinator of the Campus ID program at the Law School, i.e. captures photos of students, faculty and administration and ensures that ID cards are generated for same.
Operations – Periodically inspects Officers daily on an around the clock basis to ensure that duties are being performed according to policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with department rules and regulations under my command and undertakes appropriate corrective action/s. Oversees the inspection and maintenance of safety equipment along with being the direct point of contact for the fire safety and security systems (radio, CCTV).
Investigations – Takes command of all reports of criminal activity. Investigates all unusual incidents, criminal or otherwise, and ensures proper outside agencies are notified as needed. Maintains a working alliance with all outside agencies (member of Newark Downtown District Security Task Force, Newark Police Department Corporate Security Task Force). Takes control of all matters involving restraining orders, student disciplinary matters, etc.
Training – Trains new employees along with in-service training for veteran Officers on departmental policies and procedures. Instructs all Officers on rules and regulations, General Orders and Standard Operating Procedures. Coordinates ongoing training with outside entities related to Public Safety, i.e. fire panel, CPR & First Aid, AEDs.
Report Writing – Reviews all reports submitted on a daily basis for all shifts. Inspects all reports for correctness, completeness, accuracy and legibility and undertakes corrective action/s for same. Ensures that all reports are submitted through the proper chain of command.
Physical Plant –Responsible for all key control functions; elevator service and maintenance relating to same; fire panel system, fire extinguishers and all fire safety related matters along with assurance of proper inspections as needed and/or required.; radio communications and servicing of system.
Prior work experience may substitute for educational requirement. To qualify the candidate must have at least 15 years’ experience in law enforcement, military or corporate security at senior administrative level. In addition must have fire safety training and security systems training.
AD170 - Administrative
General office environment
On call 24/7
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Security Manager shall conduct periodic inspections during off-duty hours and remain on an on-call basis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.