Director of Emergency Management
Director of Emergency Management🔍Dean of Research, Stanford, California, United States📁Health and Safety📅Jun 07, 2021 Post Date📅89874 Requisition #SCHOOL/UNIT DESCRIPTION:EH&S supports and advances the teaching, learning and research activities at Stanford by promoting a safe and healthy campus environment. We provide and coordinate programs and services that minimize the safety, health, environmental, and regulatory risks in a manner consistent with fiscal and environmental stewardship. The work environment is team-oriented, collaborative, supportive, innovative and dynamic. We believe Stanford’s future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community. The Stanford University Office of Emergency Management (OEM) serves as the administrative function charged with creating the framework within which the University can reduce vulnerability and sensitivity to hazards and cope with crisis and disasters. Our VPDoR Diversity Journey:
- We create a hub of innovation through the power of diversity of disciplines and people. We provide equitable access and opportunity to all members of the community in order to do their best work, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.We listen to and value all colleagues who bring diverse perspectives to the advancement and development of a respectful community. We promote a culture of belonging, equity, and safety.We embed these values in excellence of education, research, and operation.
- Define the overall activities of environmental, health, and safety functions, and allocate appropriate staffing and other resources to achieve the objectives including development and direction of related policy.Advise and alert senior leaders of legislative agendas and ramifications; develop appropriate strategy to address situation. Provide leadership direction to management and professional staff. Direct, design, develop, and oversee implementation of the most complex environmental, health, and safety protection programs and procedures.Direct and conduct business and technical briefings for senior and top management: represent and advocate for the university’s position in a program area and/or specialty: develop and communicate a consensus position within a diverse, sometimes conflicting stakeholder climate.Develop and establish operating policies and approaches for environmental, health and safety policies consistent with University policies and objectives and ensure appropriate execution; appraise and evaluate the results of functions. Establish budget allocations and project priorities. Develop capabilities of environmental, health, and safety staff, and ensure strong leadership of individual units within the organization.Direct and manage strategic relationships both inside and outside of Stanford University; negotiate and influence university leaders on issues that have university-wide impact; maintain a high level of interaction and collaboration with clients and peers across the university. Build relationships with key vendors.Represent the university as the designated senior safety officer of an organization or specialization when mandated by regulatory requirements.
- Ability to manage the overall functions of an environmental, health, and safety organizations, or a large professional service organization. Ability to articulate a clear vision for the organization and ability to execute on a strategy to attain the vision.Ability to function as a senior manager, with responsibility for developing and mentoring managers and senior professionals. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Ability to interpret and apply regulations.Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships inside and outside the organization.Ability to lead professionally in emergency/crisis situations.
- Excellent oral and written communicator, including presentation and facilitation skills.High level of expertise and familiarity with emergency management technology software and hardware tools to enhance emergency management efforts.Strong management experience leading direct reports to advance the Office of Emergency Management initiatives.
- Preferred: Advanced degree in Emergency/Disaster planning Management or Homeland Security; certifications in FEMA ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and/or Certified Emergency Manager; experience in a university setting.
- Frequently stand, sit, and perform desk-based computer tasks.Occasionally use a telephone, write by hand. Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, write by hand, sort and file paperwork or parts, operate foot and/or hand controls, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.Ability to maintain a valid non-commercial California Driver’s license.
- Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments.May rarely be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metalsMay rarely work in confined spaces or at heights ≥10 feet.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
- Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4388
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: O
- Requisition ID: 89874