Episcopal High School is seeking a Director of Campus Safety and Security to provide for the security and protection of all students, faculty, staff, families, facilities and property of Episcopal High School.
SUMMARY Position: Director of Campus Safety & Security Organization: Episcopal High School Location: Alexandria, Virginia Benefits: Competitive salary and generous benefits package
POSITION OVERVIEW This person is responsible for developing programs and providing services which will promote, and are responsive in, maintaining a safe environment for all members of the EHS community. The Director of Campus Safety & Security supports a safe educational and residential community by coordinating an integrated and responsive safety and security operations program. A key role is to provide emergency preparedness and response.
Key duties and responsibilities include:
Responsible for hiring, developing, training and management of all Campus Security Officers while ensuring they are performing at the highest level
Evaluating the School’s security and safety programs on a continuing basis and recommend/implement changes to them as necessary
Responsible for all fire, life, and emergency control systems and inspections making sure that they function at the highest level
Manage CCTV, card access, alarm, emergency phones, and all related security systems/equipment
Acting as a liaison with local public safety authorities to ensure that the School has a strong working relationship with them
Responsible for investigating, reporting and following-up investigations of either civil or criminal nature, at the direction of School Administration
Assisting in the ongoing development and implementation of the School’s Emergency Response Plan
Working with administrators, faculty, staff and students to ensure that proper security and safety measures are implemented
Working closely with the Business Office to manage the School’s risk from a property and casualty insurance perspective
Maintaining information on best practices relative to school security and safety
Preparing and administering the department budget
Administering and effecting changes to all physical security, access control, and campus camera systems.
On call for all campus emergencies and respond to all emergencies and suspicious activities on campus taking appropriate action
Perform multiple inspections of campus property and facilities on a daily basis
This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of the position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties to meet program requirements of the school.
The successful candidate will possess:
Experience working in law enforcement.
Experience with emergency planning and incident management, to include familiarity with the Incident Command System.
Demonstrated knowledge in critical incident response and current technology and communication systems.
Ability to multitask and work in a high pressure and fast paced environment.
A relevant bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of experience and training with 3-5 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a campus environment
Strong interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills, including the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
A high proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite software
Experience managing projects, schedules, budgets and resources.
A familiarity with computerized management systems
Excellent interpersonal relationship and community-building skills.
Ability to use discretion and good judgment in a variety of circumstances with proven ability to effectively, continuously and discretely work with confidential and potentially sensitive information.
A valid driver’s license.
All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check, state and federal clearances and TB screening.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work is performed inside and outside the building with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations and candidate must be flexible with working hours and working conditions, including:
Ability to walk for long periods of time around campus
Ability to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
Ability to climb stairs
Ability to sit at a desk working on a computer
TO APPLY AUXS is acting on behalf of the School to recruit candidates for this position. Candidates should apply online using the following website link: https://workable.com/j/3402E2E7A1
Please upload a resume or CV and cover letter addressed to:
Episcopal High School RE: Director of Campus Safety c/o AUXS
Thank you for your interest in this role. You will be contacted upon receipt of your online submission. If you have any questions, feel free to contact AXUS at: email@example.com.
The Episcopal High School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, disability or any other protected category in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local laws.
About Episcopal High School
Episcopal High School is an independent, coeducational, 100% residential preparatory school located just 10 minutes from Washington, D.C., on 130 acres in Alexandria, Virginia.