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Director of Public Safety

OSU-Cascades, Bend, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 04/16/2019

SU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking a Director of Public Safety. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President of Finance & Strategic Planning.

A safe campus and community are critical for the success of students, faculty, staff and visitors at OSU-Cascades. The Director of Public Safety will be accountable for the oversight, management and refinement of a comprehensive campus safety strategic plan to ensure the well-being of the campus community and protection of the physical assets of the OSU-Cascades campus.

The purpose of this position is to lead, direct, and plan all functions and operations of the Department of Public Safety in the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and regulations, and the overall safety and well-being of the students, faculty and staff, and visitors to the campus. Note: This is not a sworn law enforcement position. DPS staffs special campus security officers as defined in ORS352.118 and operates within the scope authorized by University management.

Position Duties:
60% Public Safety Administration
20% Emergency Management and Safety Operations
10% Community Engagement & Relationships
5% Clery Act Compliance
5% Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in a police, military, or other public safety organization in a variety of assignments, e.g. patrol, investigations, crowd management, crime prevention.

Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students.

Demonstrated experience developing, monitoring and reconciling annual operation budgets.

Relevant experience interpreting applicable laws and developing departmental policies.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or other related field.
Experience working within an incident command structure, including ICS 100, 200, 300, 400 and 700 training.
Experience working in higher education public safety or policing, a working knowledge of student care and threat assessment best practices, Clery, FERPA, VAWA and other specific laws.
Experience supervising in a collective bargaining environment.
Demonstrated ethical leadership style with a strong commitment to inclusiveness, collaboration, and teamwork across all levels of the organization.
Working knowledge of State of Oregon university public safety authorities and policing laws.
CPR and First Aid certification.

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