Posting Description: Examples of Work Performed: * Develops and coordinates plans to mitigate potential impacts to the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses of significant natural or human-caused catastrophic events. * Provides planning coordination and other public safety type services to the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses. * Serves as a staff authority to the Police Department and University staff regarding emergency planning, response, mitigation and recovery including all phases of business recovery/resumption issues. * Works in concert with and the guidance of the Emergency Manager, to implement a process for the campus wide hazard analysis designed to assess the potential impacts of significant natural or human caused events such as mass casualty, chemical, biological, radiological exposures, flood, fire, bombing, domestic terrorism, or other explosion, civil unrest, major winter storms or serious utility outage. Focuses the assessment on mitigation, identifying operational response, business continuity, and business recovery issues. * Assumes project lead for the Campus Continuity of Operations (COOP) program to assist campus constituencies with preparation of emergency and COOP plans. Develops a network of organizational planners and provide regular training and briefings to facilitate the planning process. Responsibilities include designing and facilitating tabletop exercises and drills/simulations. * Provides response plan, Incident Command System (ICS), hazard analysis and recovery plan training to appropriate CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus organizations (including the CU Denver Emergency Response Team [ERT]) though emergency simulation and table top exercises. * Ensures the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses response and recovery plans are in concert local plans. Works with University Risk Management to identify emergency recovery cost accounting requirements for tracking and reimbursement purposes. * Works with appropriate authorities to coordinate with local Fire, HazMat and EMS responses, provide needed training, and implement processes that facilitate the function of the ERT during actual campus emergencies, including coordination and communications with University senior leadership. Coordinate after action reviews and provide documentation of same. * Position is required to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis (on both CU Denver campuses), and therefore must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. * And various other duties or tasks as assigned and/or needed.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, city/regional planning, political science, military science, or a closely related field. In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND four or more years of relevant experience may substitute.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: * Must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license. * Must be willing and able to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis. * Must be willing and able to pass a Police Department Background Check which will include: Personnel History Questionnaire, Integrity Interview, Polygraph, Finger Print Check, Drug Screen, Credit/Civil Check, Criminal History and Driving Infractions Check, and Reference Checks.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: COMPETENCIES / KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Familiarity with preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery principles and emergency planning techniques. * Ability to develop emergency and recovery plans. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Ability to design, host, and facilitate stakeholder presentations, exercises, and drills and familiarity with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). * Ability to identify and deliver appropriate training to the higher education community. * Ability to interface with key constituencies and stakeholders. * Excellent interpersonal skills. * Additional skills are those general administrative skills such as strategic and tactical planning, research and report writing, training and education techniques, interpretation of technical information, general computer skills, the ability to coordinate diverse work units and to manage multiple projects and priorities.
Desired Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Relevant experience working in public administration, emergency management, homeland security operations, law enforcement, emergency management/homeland security, terrorism/counterterrorism, critical incident management, and/or public safety. * Certification from Colorado Emergency Management Association or similar association from another state and/or International Association of Emergency Managers. * Prior community outreach experience a plus.
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus