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Director of Campus Safety and Security

DATE DUE: 9/15/2017


Full-time, 12 month, college funded administrative position reporting to the Vice President of Operations.



The Director of Campus Safety and Security is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the law enforcement, safety, and security programs of the College, including the protection of persons and property wherever College operations are located.  Works collaboratively with College stakeholders to create and maintain a safe and secure campus environment.  Ensures compliance with New York State and Federal mandated law enforcement requirements, rules and regulations.  Serves as the College liaison with appropriate law enforcement and public safety agencies. 


  1. Supervises personnel engaged in security operations at College facilities and activities by assigning tasks, supervising assignments and issuing instructions and special orders;
  2. Schedules shifts for Security Officers and ensures there is adequate coverage,
  3. Issues special orders for daily patrol and special assignments through briefings or written bulletins, and reviews work through briefings and reading all Incident and Accident reports;
  4. Ensures the campus security staff conduct themselves in a courteous and professional manner;
  5. Interprets security rules and directs subordinates in enforcing compliance;
  6. Directs and investigates criminal and non-criminal incidents;
  7. Oversees and makes investigations by inspecting the physical scene, collecting physical evidence, interviewing witnesses and recording their statements, completing Incident Reports and filling out the appropriate law enforcement information forms;
  8. Assures enforcement of traffic, parking, and other regulations on campus;
  9. Serves as the College liaison with federal, state and local law enforcement and safety officials. Prepares and coordinates emergency plans for the College and represents the College as local governmental agencies develop their emergency plans;
  10. Responsible for developing and implementing programs and procedures to ensure compliance with NYS and Federal requirements, including mass communications, timely warning, critical incident planning, OSHA, ‘Right-to-know’, fire, emergency evacuation and all other laws, rules, regulations and codes related to campus safety which are applicable to the College;
  11. Works collaboratively with various College stakeholders, including campus judicial affairs to develop, implement, and maintain an effective program for creating and maintaining a safe work and study environment;
  12. Testifies in court regarding offenses and activities and assists Security Officers in preparing for necessary court appearances;
  13. Responds to calls from subordinates asking for direction or assistance during emergency situations;
  14. Ensures subordinates are trained in protective procedures, first aid, campus emergency procedures and required training for security officers mandated;
  15. Prepares a variety of reports including but not limited to daily and annual Clery record, shift summary reports, logs and records covering activities of a criminal or unusual nature and other security related activities;
  16. May assume shift responsibilities as scheduling requires;
  17. Ensures campus safety vehicles and equipment are operational and available;
  18.  Serves on various College committees;
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.


Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to individuals and groups; must be able to relate to a diverse population; must be able to relate to all members of the campus community, senior management and members of the Board of Trustees; must be able to operate computers, must be able to prepare written reports and materials, must be able to speak to groups, must be able to physically perform the duties of the position; must be able to travel locally; must be able to develop a strong relationship with media personnel; must be able to actively supervise departmental functions in multiple locations.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of full-time paid experience in a law enforcement agency or a security force with approved police or peace officer status that involved supervision of others. New York State DCJS Supervisory certification required, Must possess a valid New York State driver’s license for the duration of employment.


Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice with second line supervisory experience preferred. Experience in security at a College of University setting, preferably in a supervisory capacity working with the Clery Act, Violence against Women’s Act, Title IX and other statutes applicable to higher education.


Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Please visit website at for complete job description. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail:  Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Three written letters of reference from applicant’s references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected, however to ensure consideration materials should be received by September 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately. Finalist(s) is/are subject to successful results of a criminal background check.

NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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