Serves as director of the Kirtland Department of Public Safety, performing various police duties, responding to medical and other emergencies on the college campus, and assisting with the training exercises of the criminal justice programs in order to create and ensure a safe, secure and effective learning and working environment for the college.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*
Serves as director of the Kirtland Department of Public Safety in compliance with the requirements of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) and in conjunction with the policies and procedures of Kirtland Community College.
Supervises, recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates part-time law enforcement (MCOLES) certified public safety personnel. Responsible for law enforcement hire/fire decisions, and personnel performance evaluations.
Supervises, recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates part-time law enforcement (MCOLES) certified public safety personnel. Responsible for law enforcement hire/fire decisions and personnel performance evaluations.
Supervises, recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates student and other temporary contractual employees employed as campus security. Works with office of financial aid to ensure work study students function within federal, state, and institutional guidelines and with student services to assure maintenance of academic standards of all students under his/her charge. Completes employment evaluations, makes decisions regarding hire/fire in accordance with college policies and practices.
Serves as an advocate and liaison between the college and local, state, and regional law enforcement and other public safety agencies and organizations.
Performs various public safety duties as needed. Responds to complaints, conducts investigations, and may issue citations in accordance with law and board policy.
Provides planning and training for, and responds to medical and other emergencies that may occur on Kirtland’s campus and as may be required in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies.
Develops and manages the public safety budget throughout the academic year. Provides recommendations that ensure instructional facilities, equipment, and supplies are adequate and in a suitable, safe state for use. Maintains inventory of campus security equipment, makes necessary purchases and acquisitions.
Develops, implements, and oversees presentation of staff training programs such as sexual assault prevention, pepper spray training, crime prevention, dealing with violent individuals, etc. through Kirtland’s public safety office.
Serves as the chairman of the emergency preparedness committee and is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing the mission and goals of that committee.
Serves on the campus safety committee and other committees as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of the college president
- Bachelors degree in related field
- Three to five years of supervisory related work experience
- MCOLES certification as law-enforcement officer
- Medical first responder training; EMT preferred
- Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position, which may require the enforced restraint of a violent individual
- Interpersonal skills consistent with community policing of a diverse student and employee population
JOB DIMENSIONS – Analysis, planning and organization, stress tolerance, commitment to the college, written communication, oral presentation, work standards, dependability, judgment, sensitivity, informal communication, teamwork, knowledge of work, initiative, self-reliance, influence, delegation
Kirtland Community College is an equal opportunity employer
* This job description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person in this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.