Director, Campus Security

Job description

Orange Coast College


Director, Campus Security

Job# OM-002-19

Salary: $95,071.00 - $126,350.00 Annually

Deadline: 08/03/18


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Provides leadership and direction over campus and District security, intervention, coordination of law enforcement, and related public information duties that provide a safe environment for students, staff, and the public.   Protects students and property by carrying out proactive programs and public safety processes. Provides leadership in comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

Distinguishing Career Features:

 This is a management position, responsible for optimizing service of the Campus Safety and Emergency Management Departments. Advancement to this position would require compliance with the qualifications of the position and be made through promotion from a supervisory position. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Specific duties may vary among departments and jobs.  Incumbents typically perform a substantial portion or all of the following kinds of duties: 


• Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates activities of campus security staff, actively participating service delivery ranging from public safety initiatives, command of incidents, Emergency Operations and assistance for all who are on campus/college properties. 

• Researches, reviews, recommendations, and implements protocols for traffic flow and parking regulations.  Designs and develops schedules and surveillance routines for patrol of the campuses and related facilities.  

• Establishes scope and efficiency of services, and continually reviews and evaluates staffing levels to accommodate daily routines and scheduled events. 

• Directs, facilitates, and participates in developing the department's annual work plans.   Assigns, monitors, and reviews work activities, projects, and programs to support annual work plans. 

• Completes and submits Annual Security Report, participates as an active member of the campus Behavioral Intervention Team, conducts Title IX investigations when assigned, coordinates with District Chief of Police on Lexipol Protocol Manual, Report Exec RMS and other district-wide public safety initiatives.  

• Ensures campus Public Safety officers and staff conduct themselves in a professional, respectful manner, exercising their authority with appropriate discretion and treating all staff, students, and visitors in a fair and equitable manner. 

• Develops and monitors methods that ensure staff, students, and visitors have opportunity to openly communicate their thoughts and concerns.  Develops internal performance management and investigation procedures that hold employees accountable for actions. 

• Oversees the development and administration of the department budget. Identifies funding opportunities and revenue sources to meet growing demands for services. Forecasts additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies. Authorizes purchases and monitor expenditures to ensure proper disbursement of funds. 

• Oversees research and identification of criminal activity trends in the community that may affect the campuses. Works with other agencies, community resources, and deterrent methods to increase effectiveness of law enforcement efforts.  Responsible for campus public safety reporting requirements. 

• Serves as a member of, and facilitates discussions for committees such as, but not limited to, safety, security, disaster/emergency response, and public safety reporting compliance.. 

• Participates in civic, professional, community groups regarding the activities and programs of the department to promote public confidence in the department's role in supporting education and safety on campus. 

• Directs the parking, traffic management, carpool, and environmental quality programs for the College.  

• Monitors and accounts for Campus Public Safety-related revenues from parking, fingerprinting, and other services. 

• Directs and oversees parking meters/fees, parking citations, and Parking Citation collection efforts. 

• Directs emergency operations for incidents.

• Oversees the campus security camera system, including coordinating replacement/repairs of existing and new security camera system. 

• Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.


Qualifications and Physical Demands



Knowledge and Skills:

The position requires extensive professional knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of modern public safety administration, organization, and operation.   Requires considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of community policing programs, public safety procedures and emergency response planning.  Requires in-depth knowledge of the pertinent Federal, State, local and District laws and ordinances including applicable sections of the Calif. Penal Code, State Education Code, Motor Vehicle Code, Health and Safety Code Business and Professional and laws related to the area of responsibility.  Requires advanced understanding of the principles and practices of public safety and service organizations and management in a municipal or education environment.  Requires knowledge of current social, political and economic trends and operating issues of educational institutions.  Requires knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision, training, performance evaluation, and personnel management.  Requires well-developed English language skills to prepare professional correspondence and reports suitable for external distribution.  Requires sufficient business math skill to prepare and administer budgets and statistics.  Requires skill at using a personal computer. Requires well-developed human relation skills to speak to large and diverse audiences, resolve confrontation, and review performance.



Requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the position effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.  Requires the ability to direct staff and conduct performance evaluations.  Must be able to utilize all of the tools and equipment of the position in a safe and responsible manner.  Must be able to use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations.  Requires the ability to plan, organize, coordinate and administer the activities of the department in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.   Requires the ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.   Requires the ability to develop strategic long-range plans.  Requires the ability to meet and deal tactfully and professionally with college and community groups, the public, and the media. Requires the ability interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Requires the ability to work constructively to resolve conflict and develop a consensus.  Requires the ability to assume command by acting quickly and calmly in emergencies.   Requires the ability to work as contributing member of a team, work productively and cooperatively with other teams and external customers, and convey a positive image of the College.


Education and Experience:

The position typically requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in police science, criminal justice, public administration, or a closely related field and over five years of progressive experience in law enforcement administration.  Alternatively, the position may accept an AA degree and eight years of progressive experience, or the requirements for a management Certificate along with the twelve years of experience.

Licenses and Certificates:

Requires a valid driver license.  Requires possession of a Management Certificate from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.)


Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job No:
Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 8/3/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $95,071.00 - $126,350.00 Annually