Clery Compliance Coordinator

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Posting Number S0321 Classification Title Public Safety Officer Overall Position Competency Journey Working Title Clery Compliance Coordinator Position Number 006716 FLSA Non-Exempt NC Salary Grade Equivalency GN08 (For employment/re-employment priority purposes only) Recruitment Range $44,000-$47,150 Position Summary

As a central part of the university community, the mission of University Police is to contribute to and promote the greater mission of UNC Asheville by facilitating a safe, secure and service-oriented environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors. They do this by offering crime prevention programs to promote safety, and deter criminal activity.

The Clery Compliance Coordinator works collaboratively with various offices at the University to ensure the institution’s compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and associated regulations.

General Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the institution’s Clery Act compliance program across all institutional units.
  • Develops the institution’s Clery compliance policies and procedures.
  • Prepares, publishes, and distributes the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.
  • Ensures notices announcing the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report are properly developed and available to prospective students and employees.
  • In conjunction with the applicable offices, develops and implements Clery Act required policies, programs, and activities.
  • Gathers crime and disciplinary referral data from various internal and external sources, such as the office of student conduct, office of student affairs, the Title IX coordinator, local law enforcement agencies, and the state police.
  • Works with the appropriate University departments to identify all Campus Security Authorities for the institution and maintains a list of them for each academic year.
  • Sends annual request for crime statistics to all Campus Security Authorities at the end of each calendar year.
  • Provides, facilitates, or manages the training of Campus Security Authorities.
  • Manages the institution’s Timely Warning Report program.
  • Collaborates with the division of emergency management and public relations office to ensure compliance with the emergency notification requirements of the Clery Act.
  • Collaborates with the division of emergency management to ensure appropriate tests are conducted annually that meet all federal requirements.
  • Consolidates relevant data from these sources with information and policies from across institutional departments.
  • Serves as primary campus point of contact for General Administration efforts related to Clery compliance.
  • Coordinates with the appropriate campus departments to ensure compliance with HEA Fire Safety regulations.
  • Works with the institutional police department/public safety records division to ensure proper classification of crime incident reports.
  • Trains key institutional stakeholders on Clery Act requirements.
  • Ensures the institution maintains accurate records on security awareness and crime prevention programs and presentations.
  • Coordinates with real estate and accounting offices to maintain an accurate list of buildings and properties owned and/or controlled by the institution and develops and maintains Clery geography map with assistance of campus police and other units.
  • Ensures compliance with the daily crime and fire log requirements.
  • Serves as the Records Custodian for all Clery Act-associated records.
  • Establishes Clery Act compliance programs at each separate campus.
  • Works with counseling and psychological services and student health services (or similar advocacy center) to gather statistical data related to crimes disclosed to those offices as appropriate.
  • Serves on campus Clery Act compliance committee.
  • Works with the office of student affairs and/or human resources to ensure compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Safe Campuses regulations.
  • Stays abreast of pending and final changes to the Clery Act and other laws or regulations affecting Clery Act provisions.
  • Works with various institutional offices to ensure the institution is responding to reports of sexual assault in a compliant manner.
  • Cultivates partnerships with diverse institutional offices to ensure Clery Act compliance goals are achieved.
  • Submits annual crime statistics to the U.S. Department of Education, as required.

This position is responsible for learning Accreditation standards and serving as the departments Accreditation Coordinator.

In addition to serving as the Clery Compliance Coordinator, this position will also be a sworn officer with responsibilities as needed for law enforcement activities. This position will also serve as a criminal investigator to identify and secure crime scenes, process (including advanced processing) crime scenes, use proper questioning techniques including legal interrogation skills, to obtain information from witnesses, victims, and suspects, and record facts and prepare reports to document preliminary and follow-up investigations. Identifies an offense based on information obtained during an investigation, follows established procedures for submission of evidence, and takes appropriate action including obtaining/writing and executing search and arrest warrants when indicated. Conducts investigations of misdemeanors and felonies. The development of prosecution summaries and testifying in court when needed are also requirements. Officers also will possess overall knowledge of the student conduct process, complying with student conduct requests and providing assistance and emotional support to others, including referrals to support agencies.

Division Student Affairs Department University Police Full-Time / Part- Time Full-Time Months per Year 12 Months Time Limited Position No If time-limited, length of assignment Not Applicable Minimum Education/Experience/Skills

High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment. Additional Education and Experience will be necessary for progressive steps (Journey and Advanced).

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills
  • Current possession of North Carolina BLET Certification.
  • The preferred candidate will have at least two years of campus law enforcement experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus one year of work experience in crime or safety reporting, auditing, regulatory compliance, or a similar related field within a complex regulatory environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which may include experience as a sworn law enforcement officer.
  • Ability to organize information that is collected from multiple sources so that it can be easily accessed when needed for audits and other inquiries into procedures.
  • Ability to learn the function, policies, and services of the police department and university.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate the work of other employees as it pertains to compliance.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and databases.
  • Previous experience complying with the requirements of the Clery Act.
  • Advanced Clery Act training.
  • Knowledge of research techniques, statistical gathering and analysis; the ability to gather, organize, evaluate, and analyze data; and the ability to prepare reports, proposals, plans and recommendations.
  • Familiarity with Title IX.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment.
Work Schedule and Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Overtime, weekend and holiday work may be required based on departmental needs.

Competency Profile Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions Summary

Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.

Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Posting Date 06/20/2019 Closing Date 06/26/2019 Open Until Filled No Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Asheville website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Job Target
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Jobs
    • NC Works Online (formerly Employment Security)
    • UNC System website (
    • The Urban News
    • Twitter
    • Western North Carolina Diversity Engagement Coalition
    • Other
  2. * Do you have two or more years of campus law enforcement experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If you received Law Enforcement Training Certification in another state, indicate the state where you obtained training.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you currently have NC BLET Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If you answered no to the question above, do you have the ability to obtain certification within one year of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * What is the highest degree you currently hold?
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Associate's
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Doctoral or equivalent or higher
  7. * Briefly describe your Clery Act training.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * If asked, would you be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the Clery Act?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * How much professional work experience do you have that is directly related to Title IX?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 - 3 years
    • More than 3 years
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents




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Posted: 6/22/2019
Application Due: 6/28/2019
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