Public Safety Systems Manager

Location
Lexington, Virginia
Salary
Minimum: $45,775
Posted
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides oversight and day-to-day management of the technology and systems in the Department of Public Safety. Provides proposals for policies, procedures, practices related to Public Safety systems within the Department and campus wide. Provides recommendations for implementation of new systems, or expansion of existing systems, especially during new construction and renovation projects on campus. Provides training to Department staff and others as necessary, on Public Safety systems.

ESSENTIAL AND RELATED FUNCTIONS

  • Provide oversight and day-to-day management of the technology and systems in the Department of Public Safety, including but not limited to; electronic access control, security cameras, alarm systems, dispatch and incident reporting systems, parking management system, radio communication equipment, key control system, emergency communication systems, etc.   
  • Ensures Public Safety systems are in working order and regularly maintained and serviced. Oversee the maintenance and repair of Public Safety systems, including coordination with other University departments or outside vendors as necessary. Liaison with Information Technology Services for infrastructure support, data needs and related technology projects as necessary.   
  • Provide day-to-day management of University’s electronic access control system (Blackboard) including but not limited to; privileges, time schedules, alarm follow up, coordination with University Locksmith on technical/maintenance issues, etc.   
  • Coordinate with Rockbridge County radio communications technician (per contract) to ensure Public Safety radio communications equipment is in working order and regularly maintained and serviced.
  • Work with Director to propose and create Departmental and University-wide policies, procedures, and best practices related to Public Safety systems.  
  • Develop recommendations and manage implementation of new systems, or expansion of existing systems, especially during new construction and renovation projects on campus. Working with Director and coordinating with other University departments and/or outside vendors as necessary.   
  • Develop and manage training of Department staff and others as necessary, on Public Safety systems. Create training documents/standards for new Department staff, as well as ongoing training/refreshers, for all Public Safety systems and technology.
  • Additional related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates or higher degree in related field from an accredited college or university.
  •  Previous experience working with Electronic Access Control systems, experience with the Blackboard Transact platform preferred.
  • Previous experience with Public Safety CAD/RMS systems, experience with ARMS systems preferred.
  • Previous experience with installation/repair/maintenance of security cameras, as well as operations of video management systems and servers, experience with VI Monitor preferred.
  • Prior experience working with Public Safety technology systems in a college or university setting preferred.
  • Successful candidate will possess a high degree of reliability, ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality, and ability to work independently.
  • Successful candidate will also possess the ability to relate well to students, faculty and a diverse community.
  • Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving history.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check.

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Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.