Campus Safety Technology Specialist

Job description

The College of New Jersey seeks qualified candidates for a Campus Safety Technology Specialist. The Division of Information Technology and Campus Safety provides necessary networking, systems administration and customer-focused services to enable the efficient, cost-effective use of communications and computing technologies by The College of New Jersey faculty, staff and students and Campus Police Services is a full-fledged police force providing 24x7x365 service to the campus.


The Campus Safety Technology Specialist will be responsible for administration of all TCNJ Police Department electronic systems and services, and provide support and direction with technical expertise and knowledge of the current systems and ensure that systems are utilized to their full potential. This position will maintain detailed documentation of the computing environment, system configurations, and technical procedures, and triage support with TCNJ IT staff, government agencies, and vendors. It will demand project management for new technical projects and initiatives, deploy updates, troubleshoot and resolve IT issues, and train colleagues on the proper use of Police Department systems. It will research trends and emerging technology enhancements for Campus Police, suggest improvements and efficiencies in current operational procedures, and develop, maintain, and test business continuity plans, and emergency operations. Other responsibilities may include:

  • Administering, maintaining, and updating Campus Police systems. Assisting the TCNJ Police Department with their technical needs, and troubleshooting and resolving technical or electronic issues
  • Setup, configure, install, and maintain specialized police department hardware, software, and electronics
  • Creating, reviewing, and updating business continuity and emergency operations plans
  • Serves as a liaison between Campus Police, the TCNJ IT department, vendors, and partner agencies with regard to computer technology issues, training, and one-on-one instruction
  • Coordinates resources and provides expertise on technical, functional, and/or departmental topics during the development, integration, and implementation of new systems and applications Provides and/or plans for ongoing maintenance and administration of systems and applications
  • Keeps informed and up to date on new and emerging technologies to better serve the campus needs, and the latest technical threats and cybersecurity concerns that may affect the campus
  • Coordinates TCNJ Police Department IT budget requests with the TCNJ IT Business Office


  • Analytical and technical problem solving skills
  • General proficiency with software, hardware and operating systems
  • Ability to multitask in a demanding environment
  • Strong client-service orientation
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience/education

Contact Information:

This is an unclassified position with the state title Professional Services Specialist 3 (12-mo.) and is included for membership in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is $53,189.40. Salary for internal candidates will be determined by internal guidelines. The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans, as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references by September 23, 2019. The review of applicants will then begin and continue until the position is filled. A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

Institutional Information:

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.




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Job No: 1260AZ
Posted: 9/16/2019
Application Due: 11/15/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable