Executive Director for Public Safety and Emergency Management

Utica, New York
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Feb 24, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, or another closely related field and a minimum of 20 years’ experience of progressive responsibility, including a minimum of 15 years’ supervisory experience, in a law enforcement agency. The successful candidate will also possess exceptional interpersonal, leadership, conflict management and resolution skills; excellent understanding of security and investigation procedures; knowledge of campus security policy and procedures; experience with coordinating large public events; and a demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and leadership in emergency situations. Knowledge and expertise with federal, state and local agencies and related laws effecting campus safety; familiarity with state of the art security systems (e.g. scanners, cameras, facility access systems, etc.); and federal or state certifications in incident command, counter terrorism, and executive development are also required.

Preferred: Master’s degree in Emergency and Disaster Management and community college public safety experience.


Responsible for providing strategic leadership for the public safety and emergency response functions of the College to promote and support a safe and civil student learning and employee work environment. Serves as a collaborative member of the College’s administrative team to develop and support a vibrant organizational culture, and provides direction and support for all public safety officers and staff in efforts to foster an environment conducive to student development and academic success.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Official academic transcripts are required at the time of hire.

MVCC offers a comprehensive employee enrichment program.

MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Open Until Filled: Yes