School Safety Readiness Specialist

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School Safety Readiness Registry Specialist

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School Safety Readiness Specialist


San Marcos


Tx School Safety Ctr

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Open to All

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Monthly Salary:

$4,584 - $6,250

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

•Demonstrated experience working in local, state or federal compliance, law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical service, or emergency management
•Demonstrated experience with the development and/or review of emergency operation plans, other audit or plan reviews, or complex case management or reporting
•Demonstrated experience facilitating training for adult audiences
•Demonstrated ability to plan and manage workflow on complex projects
•Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in the interest of regulatory compliance and public safety.
•Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to and with a diverse range of stakeholders
•Demonstrated experience working in an educational setting or with government agencies

Preferred Qualifications:

•Demonstrated experience working in local, state or federal compliance, law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical service, or emergency management for a minimum of 5 years
•Completion of IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800, IS 360, IS 362.
•Demonstrated experience working in public safety or emergency management in a school setting
•Demonstrated experience with the development and/or review of emergency operation plans in a school setting
•Demonstrated experience with the application and maintenance of cloud-based software for the registration, licensing, or credentialing of individuals
•Demonstrated experience with conducting criminal history background checks, researching databases, and processing applications for the registration, licensing, or credentialing of individuals
•Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description:

The Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) is an official university-level research center at Texas State University. The TxSSC is tasked in Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code and the Governor’s Homeland Security Strategic Plan with key school safety initiatives and mandates. The TxSSC serves as the clearinghouse for the dissemination of safety and security information through research, training, and technical assistance for K-12 schools and junior colleges throughout the state of Texas. As a result, Texas has become a national leader in school safety practices and is relied upon for assistance and guidance from jurisdictions throughout the nation.

The TxSSC welcomes applicants for the position of School Safety Readiness Registry Specialist who have extensive experience within an organization that serves at the local, state, or federal level. This position will be responsible for managing, developing, and maintaining day to day operations of the Texas school safety and security consultant registry pursuant to Texas Education Code 37.2091. In addition, this position will assist with the ongoing development of a statewide system for the review, verification, and follow-up of multi-hazard emergency operations plans and safety and security audits for all K-12 districts, open enrollment charter school districts, and community college districts to ensure compliance with state of Texas school safety legislation. This position will also assist with ongoing research and development of best practices related to school emergency operation plans and other school safety and security best practices. The goal of these processes and systems is ongoing improvement for the overall safety and security in our educational environments across Texas.

Job Duties:

A successful applicant must be able to expand the capabilities of the TxSSC and assist with the development and oversight of the statewide school safety and security consultant registry as required in the Texas Education Code. This position will also assist with the comprehensive review and verification process for emergency operations plans, safety and security audits. as required in the Texas Education Code. This position will also be responsible for ensuring the latest best practices in school safety and emergency operations planning are integrated into all systems developed by the TxSSC.

This position will work with a team of specialists under the leadership of the Associate Director of School Safety Readiness, as well as work collaboratively with the Training and Education division to develop training and resources that will assist school districts with successfully meeting school safety compliance measures.

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time