Control Ctr Coordinator (Space Planning & Operations, Security)
Job location: Stellar-Chance Laboratories
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-23
University OverviewThe University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.Posted Job TitleControl Ctr Coordinator (Space Planning & Operations, Security)Job Profile TitleAdministrative CoordinatorJob Description SummaryThe primary responsibility of this position is to ensure the safety and security of faculty, students, staff and visitors within the Perelman School of Medicine and adjacent environs by coordinating all aspects of the School’s electronic security measures, including, computerized access control and alarm systems and closed-circuit television (CCTV). This position serves as the primary liaison and point of contact for vendors, University Police and Facilities Services. Furthermore, it is the sole source for providing electronic access, in varying levels, to the School and to specific areas of the School to faculty, students, staff, visitors, vendors, and contractors. This position is considered “essential.”Job Description
Associates Degree and 3 to 5 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 5 to 7 years’ experience preferred.
Good interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a large and diverse constituency. Strong customer service orientation. High level of personal integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, and confidentiality. Must be able to prioritize projects. Computer aptitude required with the use of computers and other electronic security equipment being an integral part of this position. Ability to exercise professional judgment in making sound decisions. Must be a self-motivated independent thinker that will be required to perform without constant supervision. Must be able to rapidly adapt to changing circumstances. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are mandatory. Must be able to respond to multiple incidents/ situations simultaneously. Must remain alert at all times. Must present self in a business-like, professional manner befitting a representative of the Perelman School of Medicine. In emergent situations, must be able to work at night, weekends, and overtime on short notice. Employees in this classification are considered "essential" employees, and as such are required to make it to work regardless of weather conditions or other factors. Security staff may be required to work on holidays and at other times when the general University population does not. Compensation for time thus worked will be in accordance with University policy.
The Perelman School of Medicine is a multi-building research and teaching complex with emphasis on biomedical research. As such, and to ensure successful fulfillment of its mission (research and education), the School Community requires a much higher level of support service delivery than usually experienced in a typical academic environment. Problems that would be mere annoyances in some facilities have the potential of destroying thousands of dollars and months or years of often-irreplaceable work.
The above statement is included in this position description in an attempt to provide the reader with an understanding of:
1) The responsibilities of this Office;
2) The importance to both the School and the University of the work performed; and
3) The stress and pressure placed upon employees by the emergency situations to which they must repeatedly respond.
4) All employees of the PSOM Safety & Security Department are considered to be “essential.”Job Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / SchoolPerelman School of MedicinePay Range$20.00 - $36.00
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