Campus Security Coordinator

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security

Job Details

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-08-30
Req: R-2362

Title:

1138-NN - Coordinator

Business Title:

Campus Security Coordinator

Location:

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Provide daily coordination and support to the Campus Security unit at WSU Spokane. Responsible for the campus security personnel schedule. Responsible for supervision of the WSU Spokane Campus Security officers during the assigned shift. Responsible for oversight of WSU Security software, emergency management, and may serve as incident command for an event. As necessary, may perform the duties of a security officer.

Essential Duties:

Administration and Supervision: 40%

  • Oversees emergency evacuation procedures and disaster planning for the WSU Spokane Campus.

  • Reviews, recommends updates to, and implements changes in policies impacting areas of oversight as outlined below.

  • Schedules and assigns security personnel to shifts through development and implementation of a comprehensive staffing plan by scheduling security personnel to various shifts, providing 24-hour/7-day per week coverage, this includes daily, monthly, and annual plans. Provide unplanned coverage for any unscheduled absences.

  • Assign duties to security personnel to be completed during their shifts.

  • Controls staffing costs to ensure alignment with budgeted labor. Provide ongoing staffing costs to Safety and Security Manager for review and modification in alignment with unit budget.

  • Assists with hiring of new department staff, performance evaluations, scheduling of department staff including leave and overtime approval.

  • Provides input to personnel transactions such as appointments, promotions, corrective and disciplinary action.

  • Designs reports and maintains files pertinent to the security unit operation.

  • Maintains and updates records of crime statistics and monitor for change, patterns or trends. Collects and publishes statistics for the annual Clery report.

  • Leads investigations into criminal activity involving violation of campus regulations, or local, state, or federal statute.

  • Leads investigations into accidents and injuries (incident reports) and recommends corrective measures if necessary.

  • Drives resolution of safety and security issues by collaborating with administrative staff and local law enforcement agencies; coordinates responses as necessary.

  • Provides assistance to law enforcement agencies, fire department, and other emergency responders upon request.

  • Maintain compliance with the Department of Education requirements concerning crime statistics on and near campus.

Systems Administration: 30%

  • Manages and maintains security software applications for WSU Spokane Campus to include, but not limited to surveillance camera system, access control system, report writing database, outdoor alert system, and other emergency notification systems.

  • Provides training on security software applications to all security personnel.

  • Coordinates on behalf of the Campus Security Department with the Information Technology Department on issues related to administration of all security information and/or communication systems.

Security Operations: 25%

  • Reviews security personnel investigative reports for accuracy, time-lines and completeness.

  • Approve reports for distribution to other appropriate departments or outside agencies.

  • Patrols campus property on foot, bicycle or in a patrol car to enforce institution rules and regulations, local, state, and federal statute, and ordinances. Inspects buildings and grounds for prowlers, fire, property damage, or other irregularities.

  • Directs and regulates traffic.

  • Administers first aid.

  • Issues citations for violations, appears in court as required.

  • Operates department communication equipment.

  • Answers telephone inquiries.

  • Dispatches foot and mobile units.

  • Operates and monitors alarm systems.

  • Prepares, types, and distributes reports.

  • Prepares daily activity log, maintains daily logbooks.

  • Performs bank deposits as needed.

Non-Essential Duties:

Other: 5%

Other duties as assigned

This position requires working rotating shifts throughout the year. Work will take place in a typical office setting, as well as outdoors on foot and a within a patrol car or bicycle.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Three years of experience in a role with increasing administrative oversight of a department.

  • Ability to work a schedule of rotating shifts throughout the year, which will include nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license at time of hire.

  • This position has been designated by the department to require a background check, motor vehicle records check, and WSP WATCH.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with security software packages for surveillance cameras and door access controls.

  • One (1) year experience overseeing emergency management processes.

  • Demonstrated experience with team building, problem solving, conflict management, and effective communication style.

  • Prior law enforcement or security experience.

  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certification.

  • Professional experience in serving students and staff in a higher education setting.

Additional Information:

Area/College: WSU Health Sciences Spokane
Department Name: Administration
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link: https://spokane.wsu.edu
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary/Project: This is a permanent position.
Posting Close Date: This posting will remain open until it is filled.
Screening Begin Date: Applications will be screened starting September 13, 2021.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. The resume and/or cover letter should clearly demonstrate how applicant meets the minimum requirements of the position.

Required Documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover letter

COVID-19 Vaccine Information: In accordance with the Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. One is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccination or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021, or later, vaccination or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. For any questions related to this information, reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521.

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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