Public Health and Safety Coordinator

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-09-29
Req: R-042534
Job Title

Public Health and Safety Coordinator


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Student Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Works under general supervision and provides administrative support for the Risk Management office to include the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance while executing the assigned Risk Management program.

To help preserve the health, safety and well-being of the campus community, while maintaining academic and operational stability during a global health crisis.

This is a grant funded position. Grant funded positions are time-limited and are contingent upon sufficient grant funding.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the planning and execution of administrative operations. May serve as the office manager. Monitors office procedures. Develops, evaluates, and ensures adherence to office procedures.

  • Reviews documents for supervisor. Attends meetings or committees on behalf of supervisor.

  • Analyzes requirements for projects or initiatives. Provides technical information regarding administrative procedures, services, or programs.

  • Applies and interprets, and/or assists in implementing management policies or operating practices. Develops administrative and technical procedures. Researches, interprets, compiles, and responds to inquiries about rules, regulations, policies and procedures. May monitor compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Prepares formal reports of findings, outlines discrepancies, and proposes corrective actions.

  • Coordinates the maintenance of files, records, office supplies, or equipment. Makes recommendations for process improvements, administrative changes, or new initiatives.

  • Understands and facilitates the communication cycle by soliciting and responding to feedback across all levels.

  • Exhibit flexibility in the event University direction changes with respect to conducting on-campus operations during this time of public health disaster.

  • Successfully complete training to be Campus Security Authority.

  • Help enforce social distancing and remind individuals to practice appropriate health protocols.

  • Assist with COVID-19 case management including placing telephone calls, answering questions, indicator management and incident investigation/response and follow-up.

  • Employs dynamic communication and interpersonal skills, cultural competency/sensitivity, tactful language, and empathetic interviewing skills to build rapport and maintain trust with others.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Two years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills for word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications.

  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others

  • Work effectively with all levels of staff, establishing and maintaining collaborative professional relationships

  • Conduct oneself in a positive and professional manner will all constituents.

  • Follow direction and be able to work independently

  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, including active listening and emotional intelligence

  • Prioritize, act promptly, and pay attention to detail in documentation and data management

  • Work both onsite and remotely, while complying with all requirements for confidentiality, records, and data security

  • Use discretion, maintain confidentiality and demonstrate ethical and responsible behavior

  • Use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns

  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Work the occasional non-standard hours (i.e., evenings, weekends).

Licensing / Professional Certification:

  • None

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to correctly wear a face covering/mask for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift/carry 5-10 pounds throughout the workday.

  • Must be able to operate a computer 50 to 75 percent of the time

Supervision of others

  • This position generally does not supervise employees


Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link:

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

Summary of Employee Benefits

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

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Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio


Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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