Emergency, Safety and Security Manager

Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Emergency, Safety and Security Manager

Job Number:

The Emergency, Safety and Security Manager position will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes, tools, systems, and metrics to grow the Business Continuity Management (BCM), Emergency Response, Physical Security and Travel Risk Management programs for Stanford's Graduate School of Business (GSB). The Emergency, Safety and Security Manager will be responsible for daily program operations as well as new projects and initiatives, ranging from driving proactive risk mitigations and process improvements to transformative technology implementations. Collaboration with key stakeholders in the GSB and across the university in coordinating the GSB's planning and response to incidents impacting the health and safety of our students, staff and faculty on campus and while traveling, will be a critical success factor.


Administer and support programs or functions under general supervision.


  • Implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program. May act as key contact.
  • Develop and administer the Emergency Management program, including planning and executing annual drills, training response team members and developing emergency management resources
  • Manage the GSB's 24/7 contract security vendor and program,
  • Maintain the GSB's Business Continuity Planning (BCP) program, including participation in a university wide working group, implementing new tools and partnering with IT to develop application/process mapping
  • Support international travel risk management assessments activities as needed, including compliance reporting and traveler tracking
  • Promote a culture of preparedness at the school
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, conferences, and/or fundraising.
  • May oversee budgets and monitor and approve expenditures.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned


    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. ABCP, CBCP or CEM preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

    Certifications and Licenses:



  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • May work extended hours or weekends.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

    Job: Administration

    Location: Graduate School of Business
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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