Security Technology Project Manager, Division of Public Safety
The 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 Title
Security Technology Project Manager, Division of Public SafetyJob Profile Title
Manager CJob Description Summary
Ensures the seamless coordination and delivery of security technology project processes to the university. Manages university-wide security technology project scope, schedule, cost, and quality control. Provides timely status reports to immediate supervisor on a regular basis. Reviews and comments on all project submittals, proposals, specifications, and drawings. Represent the Division of Public Safety at project meetings. Meets and works with building managers of all university schools and centers, facilities project managers and external security contractors to provide recommendations, guidance, and oversight in security technology matters.Job Description
The Security Technology Project Manager reports to the Associate Director of Security Technology for the Division of Public Safety. This position provides guidance and project management oversight for university-wide security technology projects; works with the building managers of schools and centers, as well as with facilities project managers, in providing coordinated safety and security services; responsible for the delivery of quality assurance and customer satisfaction; provides status updates within the ticketing system on all active projects. Moreover, individual serves as the representative of the Division of Public Safety at all security related meetings and is to immediately notify immediate supervisor of all sensitive security issues raised during all security meetings, must document minutes of all meetings, and assist in conducting and tracking the results of weekly status update meetings on all projects with the university's security contractor.
Ensures the seamless coordination and delivery of university-wide security technology project processes. Manages university-wide security technology project scope, schedule, cost, and quality control. Provides timely security project status reports to immediate supervisor on a regular basis.
Reviews and comments on all university-wide security technology project submittals, proposals, specifications, and drawings.
Represent public safety at security technology meetings. Meets and works with building managers of all university schools and centers, facilities project managers and external security contractors to provide recommendations, guidance, and oversight in security technology matters.
Ensures compliance with university & public safety security standards, procedures, and policies.
Maintains excellent working knowledge of all public safety security systems. Researches, evaluates, and recommends new security technology and makes recommendations to the immediate supervisor.
Responds to problems and disputes between university entities and external security contractors and escalates violations and takes appropriate corrective action.
Coordinate's asset management of the security technology inventories.
Provide on call support for any security technology related issues
Perform additional duties as assigned
BA/BS and 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Security Technology Project Manager must have a thorough knowledge of electronic security systems including access control, burglar alarm, video, visitor management systems, and emergency phones, as well as system configurations and design. Computer networking knowledge is preferred. The person must have experience in project management and ability to read and understand blueprints and schematic drawings to identify points where security systems are recommended. The Security Technology Project Manager must be effective in representing the Division of Public Safety in working with university customers and potentially with outside business partners. In addition, this position must possess excellent communication and listening skills and should be “people oriented” and have fine-tuned problem solving and decision-making skills. An understanding of higher education environments is preferred. Education and experience equivalent to bachelor's degree and three to five years project management experience, which includes experience in project coordination and electronic security system design, is required. Physical Security Professional (PSP) is preferred. All employees of the Division of Public Safety are “essential” personnel. Candidate must successfully complete a background investigation, including a criminal background check, and must sign a confidentiality statement. The Division of Public Safety values diversity and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Division of Public SafetyPay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.University Benefits
- Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
- Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
- Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
- Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
- Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
- Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
- Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
- University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
- Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
- Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
- Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
- Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.
To learn more, please visit: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/PennHR/benefits-pay
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