Director of Campus Security

Elizabethtown, Lancaster County
Jun 08, 2014
Elizabethtown College invites applications for the position of Director of Campus Security. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the campus in support of the College mission and strategic goals. The Director has a proactive 24/7 security program in a residential college environment. The Director has responsibility for the management of all public safety and security operations for the campus, including emergency planning and response, crime and fire prevention, investigation of major incidents, and for significant compliance management related to the Clery Act and Title IX. The incumbent will have a commitment to continuous program improvement and on-going staff development. As a highly visible leader, the Director will effectively communicate and collaborate with campus partners and local, state and federal law enforcement and emergency management units. Qualified applicants will possess a bachelor’s degree plus three-five years’ experience leading a public safety/security operation preferably in a higher education setting. Previous experience motivating and training a community-oriented safety/security team is essential. Comprehensive knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Act, Title IX, critical incident management and security systems technology is required. An understanding of the unique role of safety and security in a residential college setting with demonstrated experience and sensitivity in working with college students, faculty, and staff representing diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences preferred. Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 47 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to “Educate for Service,” Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens. For more information, consult Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and application, and contact information of three references to: Elizabethtown College Attn: Human Resources One Alpha Drive Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298 For more information visit: As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.