Director of Security/Safety (Reg FT)

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Community College of Allegheny County

Position Title: Director of Security/Safety (Reg FT)

Department: Security

Campus: North Campus

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than April 20, 2018. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Work hours (for hourly positions):

Salary Grade: Admin 16 - min. $62,814

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5662

Job Open Date: 4/6/2018

Job Close Date:

General Summary: Administer and supervise all activities of North Campus and the West Hills Center, related to security and safety operations, to safeguard students, faculty, staff, and College assets and facilities. It is CCAC's intent to have successful candidate(s) appointed as "Special Police Officer" status for PA.

Requirements: Bachelors Degree required in one of the following; Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice, Political Science, Police Science, Security Administration, Correctional Administration. : a minimum of seven (7) years law enforcement experience with security and safety; Or equivalent combination of education and experience (Associate's degree + 9 yrs law enforcement), 3 years of administrative and supervisory experience required. Must have a current and valid driver's license. Must have successfully completed a basic police training course in conformity with current law (Pa. Act 120), and commit to the taking and passing of a certification examination administered by the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission (MPOETC): must be licensed to carry a firearm or obtain one within 90 days of being hired; must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening (annual thereafter), and psychological test. CPR/AED certification preferred.

Hours and Location: Flexible hours to be established by each campus and will include occasional weekends and holidays. Work location is subject to change at the discretion of the College.


  1. Train, supervise and schedule of all North Campus (and the West Hills Center) security personnel.
  2. Administer the Campus (and the West Hills Center) security contract and other related contracts.
  3. Maintain and report appropriate security and safety statistics in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Act, the Campus Crime Prevention Act, The Pennsylvania College and University Security Information Act and any other required reports.
  4. In collaboration with the Dean of Student Development assist with enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
  5. Identify fire safety and security hazards consistent with health and safety laws, and applicable fire codes.
  6. Carry, maintain and qualify with a concealed firearm in a manner specified by the College.
  7. Participate as a member of the campus Safety Committee and in college wide committees as necessary and required.
  8. Control and monitor traffic and parking including issuing warnings and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  9. Ensure campus (and the West Hills Center) compliance with College policies and procedures related to security, safety, and emergency management
  10. Establish and maintain partnerships with appropriate local, state and federal law enforcement / safety officials.
  11. On a semester basis, conduct fire and other emergency drills that include tabletop crisis exercises.
  12. Coordinate with the Campus Physical Plant Supervisor the campus classroom, office, parking and facility key and card access systems. Maintain a data base of key and access card holders and apply appropriate security measures.
  13. Document and report campus (and the West Hills Center) incidents. Lead internal investigations and/or coordinate investigations with appropriate outside agencies.
  14. The campus director shall also have the functional responsibility to administer and control at least one college wide program.
  15. The director will be the convener for college wide coordinating activities.
  16. Serve as a member of the campus crisis management team and assume a leadership role during any critical incident management.
  17. The director will complete and remain in the National Incident Command Systems (NIMS) training, as specified by the college
  18. Assist in the preparation and management of the Capital and Operating Budgets related to and for the office of safety and security.
  19. Report, document and follow-up on all insurance (accident, theft) related claims for Campus (and the West Hills Center) personnel, students and visitors.
  20. Perform periodic security and safety audits
  21. Identify, develop and/or coordinate learning sites or partnerships as needed.
  22. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here or by going to, selecting "HR Forms and Documents" from the left menu and locating the link named "CCAC Instructions on Clearances.

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Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 7/3/2018
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