Staff - Director of Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence

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Staff - Director of Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence

Location: Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence - Pharr
FLSA: Exempt
Min Salary: 63,000.00
Salary Range*:
Temporary End Date (if applicable):
Close Date: 9/15/2019

General Statement of Job:
The Director of Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence is expected to provide visionary results-oriented leadership for the development and operation of the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) for public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security training and professional development initiatives. The Director provides oversight for development of the RCPSE, ensures overall conformance with Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements, coordinates credit and non-credit continuing education programs and courses for local, state, federal, public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security professionals and serves as training coordinator per TCOLE requirements for continuing education courses. The Director collaborates with stakeholders in the community and appropriate Deans to promote the development of new credit and non-credit training programs to meet the workforce needs of professionals in public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serves as administrator of the College’s Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence, oversees operations and provides leadership and coordination for the development of credit and non-credit continuing education courses and programs offered at the College’s RCPSE.
  2. Collaborates with the public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security community to develop new educational and training programs for credit and non-credit programs as required by the profession in consultation with President’s Advisory Council.
  3. Serves as training coordinator for the development, delivery, submittal, and record keeping of all continuing education training records per TCOLE requirements.
  4. Develops and implements a viable business plan for the cost effective operation of the RCPSE and cost recovery for programs and services delivered at the RCPSE.
  5. Coordinates with Academic Affairs and Continuing Education offering of credit and non-credit programs and courses at the RCPSE and the acquisition of state-of-the-art technology and resources.
  6. Recommends and coordinates the development and delivery of professional development opportunities for local, state, and federal public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security professionals.
  7. Manages facilities at the RCPSE, to include the skills pad, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) driving range, firearms range, classroom buildings, and all other facilities at the RCPSE.
  8. Schedules the usage of the facilities for College departments, the law enforcement community, other organizations, and the public in accordance with training or grant requirements.
  9. Coordinates mandated and professional training for College police personnel.
  10. Responsible for assuring the certification requirements of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), South Texas College, State Fire Marshall’s Office, and other regional public safety state agencies are met.
  11. Develops Continuing Education course schedule and curriculum in conjunction with the Dean of Continuing Education, Workforce Training, and Economic Development for the RGV Border Patrol Sector, Laredo Field Operations, and other federal agencies, and local and state law enforcement professionals.
  12. Conducts needs assessments to identify professional development requirements and opportunities for local, state, and federal, public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security professionals.
  13. Recruits qualified faculty, trainers, and professionals for the development and delivery of continuing education courses.
  14. Convenes meetings with police and fire departments in the region to design advanced skills continuing education courses for face to face and online courses.
  15. Develops and implements marketing and outreach strategies to promote enrollment in continuing education and professional development courses for public safety, law enforcement, fire science, and homeland security professionals.
  16. Oversees College and RCPSE operations and procedures in compliance with Board policy and recommends policy revisions and development, as needed.
  17. Maintains a safe learning environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  18. Responsible for maintaining accountability and sound fiscal management of the budget for the RCPSE and for maintaining a self-sustaining operation.
  19. Develops and maintains liaison with Federal, State, County, and local public safety, law enforcement, and fire science authorities.
  20. Ensures compliance with Federal and state laws and assists in compliance audits.
  21. Oversees the Institutional Effectiveness Plan for the RCPSE.
  22. Maintains familiarity with the College’s programs, academic standards, policies and procedures.
  23. Travels throughout the college district, as needed.
  24. Recommends for hire, supervises, trains, mentors, assigns schedules, and evaluates the RCPSE staff.
  25. Serves as Campus Security Authority.
  26. Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Safety, Law Enforcement, Business Management, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in safety, security, law enforcement, or related field with a minimum of five (5) years in a supervisory capacity including personnel management.
  3. Experience in administration of comprehensive safety and security programs; skilled conflict management and resolution skills.
  4. Knowledge of laws, rules, codes, and currently accepted principles and practices relevant to safety and security operations in an educational or public facility including OSHA, NFPA, and NIMS training offered by FEMA, preferred.


Checks, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
  1. All applicants are subject to a criminal background check under South Texas College policy.
  2. Security Sensitive position: In addition, subject to federal background check.
  3. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.
  4. All finalists for interviews are required to successfully pass a polygraph examination.
  5. TCOLE certification, preferred.


Annual Security Report and Non-Discrimination Statements:
Notice of Availability of South Texas College Annual Security Report
As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, prospective employees are entitled to request a copy of the South Texas College Annual Security Report prepared in compliance with this Act. You may obtain a copy of this report by accessing the following link: https://www.southtexascollege.edu/stcdps/cleryact.html. Copies of the report may also be obtained at the South Texas College Police Department, located at 2509 W. Pecan Blvd., McAllen Texas 78501, or by calling 956-872-2589. The website and report contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including crime prevention, crime statistics, college police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security on campus.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. As an equal education institution and equal opportunity employer, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Discrimination is prohibited and the College will comply with all applicable College policies, and state and federal legislation. This statement extends to individuals seeking employment with and admission to the College.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this non-discrimination statement:

Brenda J. Balderaz, MS-HRM, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-3637
Email: [email protected]

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding disability:

Employee(s):

Brenda J. Balderaz, MS-HRM, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-3637
Email: [email protected]

Student(s):

Santa E. Pena, M.Ed., LPC-S
Director of Counseling, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-2140
Email: [email protected]

Title IX Statement
Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. s1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX), “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

The College strives to maintain a healthy and safe environment where all members of the community, students, faculty and staff feel welcome on College campuses and classrooms. Students, faculty and staff are thus prohibited from conducting themselves in a way that results in any form of sexual harassment, sex- based harassment and/or sexual violence.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding sexual harassment and sexual violence:

Mary G. Elizondo, CPA, MBA, CFE, CGMA
Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services and Title IX Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
956-872-3558
Email: [email protected]

Resources, questions, or requests for information regarding Title IX, including complaints of gender based sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence, or other sexual misconduct should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or Title IX Deputy Coordinators as listed at the Title IX webpage: https://www.southtexascollege.edu/about/notices/title-ix.html

You may refer to Policy 4216 Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct at https://admin.southtexascollege.edu/president/policies/pdf/4000/4216.pdf.


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