To provide administrative, operational and training support to security and
support personnel of the Safety, Security and Transportation department to
insure the productivity, operational efficiency, cost effectiveness and
deployment of personnel. Manage shift supervisors and directly (or indirectly)
supervise staff of non-supervisory employees.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Safety and Security:
Uphold and fulfill the mission, vision, values, and traditions of the
University of St. Francis.
Participate in and promote a culture of continuing quality improvement.
Maintain a 24-hour supervisory role for the Safety, Security and
Transportation department of USF.
Maintain availability for support and supervision of staff when crisis and/or
emergency situations arise during all shifts; establish a chain of command
when not available for staff supervision or in emergency situations.
Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance appropriate to the position.
Supervise patrol activities, criminal investigations, traffic enforcement,
crime prevention and education, and inspection activities.
Analyze Incident Reports and security conditions and develop appropriate
strategies for responding.
Oversee the development and implementation of in-service training for
Provide campus safety educational programs to the campus community.
Develop and implement disaster/emergency/crisis preparedness, response, and
Lead the University Crisis Management Team.
Maintain a close liaison with the Cathedral Area Preservation Association (CAPA),
Joliet Police Department and other public safety agencies to create a safe
Collaborate with Residence Education staff, Counseling staff, Faculty,
Administration and other areas of the University in maintaining a safe campus.
Maintain, coordinate, and oversee documentation for all facets of the Safety,
Security and Transportation department; read, analyze and interpret technical
procedures or regulations; gather data, compile information, and prepare
reports as required.
Ensure compliance with the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Policy and Crime
Statistics Act” and the “Drug Free Schools and Communities Act”, to include
revisions, statistical data gathering, analysis, and publication of materials.
Develop and maintain a monthly and yearly departmental budget; submit annual
budget to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Assist designated individuals responsible for compliance with OSHA, ADA, Title
IX and other federal, state, and local regulations.
Manage contracts specific to safety and security with service providers and
insure that all contract terms are in effect and all parties are in
Maintain a role on the Behavioral Intervention Team.
Perform related work as required and assigned.
Manage and lead the administration of University-wide transportation programs,
parking and material logistics for students, faculty, staff, and guests.
Take a leadership and advocacy role with University Facilities regarding
parking lot planning, maintenance, cleaning, signage, enforcement, and special
Review and update as needed a comprehensive transportation plan, including,
but not limited to, routes, stops, shelters, bike routes, vehicle rentals and
Insure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances
affecting transportation, parking, and fleet operations provided by the
University on campus, especially related to access and safety.
Critically analyze and modify campus roadway signage (i.e. stop signs, speed
limit signs, etc.) to meet the security needs of the University.
Plan for the security and parking needs of special University programs and
events, including but not limited to commencement and various student
Coordinates the enforcement of traffic and parking regulations; issuance of
citations and parking permits.
Effectively address parking ticket appeals along with evaluating the parking
ticket appeals process.
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field.
Three to five years successful experience in Safety and Security
administration, or three to five years of progressively responsible
supervisory law enforcement work, or an equivalent combination of the
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and provide evidence of a teamwork
approach when working with administration, faculty, and staff.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to deal firmly and courteously with the public, with special emphasis
on working and communicating with students.
Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and to take proper
courses of action.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s License.
Knowledge of all levels of NIMS.
Possess high degree of organizational skills and ability to strategic plan for
Willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the University.
Safety and security experience within a higher education setting.
Knowledge of Clery Reporting, Title IX compliance, investigator training and
Excellent presentation skills
This is an exempt position and the expectation is that the job will be performed
to completion, typically within normal business hours. Position is on-call 24