Emergency Management Coordinator

Feb 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Emergency Management Coordinator

Position Summary
This position is responsible for preparing and responding to emergencies at Middlebury College campuses. Maintains and updates the college's Emergency Plan. Leads the Emergency Planning and Preparedness team in training and exercises. Informs and educates the college community in matters of campus safety.

Essential Functions	
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
• Will assist in further development, maintenance and updating of the college's Emergency Plan and annexes.
• Will lead the Emergency Planning and Preparedness Team and assist in leading the Emergency Core team, to include team development and training.
• Will assist in planning, implementation, and evaluation of emergency preparedness exercises and drills to test the college's response to a variety of crisis situations.
• Must be knowledgeable of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or the Incident Command System (ICS).
• Will provide leadership and guidance during an emergency impacting the institution.
• Provide campus community outreach, training and education related to preparing, planning and responding to emergencies.
• Establish and maintain working partnership with external partners (county, regional, state and federal) for training, planning, preparedness and response.
• Keep informed of federal, state and local regulations affecting emergency plans.
• Keep informed of national campus safety issues and regulations affecting emergency plans.
• Assist the college with updating protocols, policies and procedures related to emergency management.

General Responsibilities
• Identify technology that can assist with efficient emergency management.
• Develop a working knowledge of the College emergency notification systems.
• Other administrative projects relating to Middlebury College's emergency preparedness as assigned.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience preferred. Specialized and on-the-job training required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS). Certifications in ICS to 400 level preferred, with a minimum of 100 level. Must have knowledge of the four levels of Emergency Management.

Previous law enforcement experience desirable. 5-8 years experience in Emergency Management or related field required. Leadership, management or supervision experience required.

Physical Demands	
Valid driver's license. Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time; must be able to drive, walk and work in inclement and extreme weather conditions; must be able to climb stairs several times per day. Must be willing to work evenings and occasional long shifts. Must have the ability to remain calm in highly stressful situations. Must handle confidential matters with appropriate discretion. Must pass extensive background investigation.

Open Until Filled	

Special Instructions to Applicants	
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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