Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Director of School Safety coordinates safety and security measures throughout the campus and establish appropriate procedures and plans to ensure safe and secure school facilities. This position must display the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school.
JOB DUTIES: The Director of School Safety shall: 1. Establish clear lines of accountability and command within the school safety forces. 2. Schedule, assign and train safety personnel to manage routine operations and emergency situations, including Main Reception. 3. Maintain accurate daily/weekly schedules and partner with Human Resources as appropriate to manage fundamental changes in schedules for direct reports. 4. Update annual school safety plans that will inform appropriate emergency responses. 5. Serve as primary support for all school related safety escalations. 6. Manage annual drill protocols and procedures 7. Maintain and recommend upgrades for the following: ? Surveillance systems ? Keyless access systems ? Visitor management systems ? Emergency plans for evacuation, lockdowns and other crisis ? Appropriate signage (floor maps, evacuation routes, drill procedures..) ? Lost and found ? Guard tour software and management 8. Develop performance objectives for safety personnel (including training and development of new hires) , and develop operational procedures to guide personnel in the performance of their duties. 9. Coordinate cooperation with local and state agencies as required. 10. Direct the internal investigation of incidents involving students and/or personnel in compliance with State and Federal laws, as well as School policies. 11. Administer the budget for safety to ensure the most cost-effective utilization of resources. 12. Recommend policies, procedures and contract language to improve discipline and safety. 13. Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and professional presentation, and demonstrate excellent work ethic. 14. Participate in appropriate in-service and workshop programs and attend departmental meetings as required and/or as necessary. 15. Protect confidentiality of records and information about faculty/staff, and use discretion when sharing any such information within legal confines. 16. Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by his/her supervisor, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation. HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please submit a letter of interest, explaining why you would succeed in this position, resume, 3 references and salary requirements via email to email@example.com (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “Director of Campus Safety” in the subject line.
The Director of School Safety shall: 1. Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 8 years of law enforcement or related experience, including at least 3 years of progressive management experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 2. Have previous experience working with and/or for law enforcement agencies. 3. Work smoothly with police and safety personnel as well as school administrative staff. 4. Possess excellent integrity and demonstrate sound moral character and initiative. 5. Exhibit a personality that demonstrates interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community. 6. Exercise strong administrative skills. 7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary.
About The Masters School
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a coeducational day and boarding school that engages 5th–12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. We offer our diverse student body, hailing from 33 different countries, the resources and activities of our seven-day campus and dedicated, talented faculty and staff. Through exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, championship athletic teams, and active community engagement, the Masters experience prepares students to thrive in college, career, and life. Our students graduate determined to make a positive contribution to their world.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.