Colby Community College (CCC) is seeking a qualified full-time Director of Security to preserve the peace, provide general police services and enforce municipal, county, state, and federal laws, as well as the rules and regulations of CCC. The Director of Security helps establish a uniform police presence on campus and is responsible for campus law enforcement to ensure the protection of college personnel, students, property, and equipment. The Director of Security is required to work in all weather conditions, as well as varying hours and shifts both days and nights with periodic rotations and changes in work schedules, including being available for call back duty as required. The Director of Security encounters emergencies, as well as dangerous, potentially hazardous situations and materials, therefore this position must be proficient in the high liability skills as defined by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.
The role of the Director of Security is to be the first responder for all campus emergencies. The officer notifies the Emergency Response Team and other appropriate personnel accordingly. They will also contact the appropriate emergency agencies depending on situations and will assist the emergency agencies when they arrive on campus.
The Director of Security reports to the Dean of Student Affairs.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Patrol assigned areas, assist students, staff and the public; observe infractions and/or violations taking action as appropriate.
- Report unsafe or suspicious incidents taking appropriate action as necessary.
- Report unsafe conditions such as obstructions on streets or sidewalks, holes, leaking or faulty utility services, or other unusual conditions that might endanger the public.
- Respond to calls for service and investigate problems, disturbances, traffic accidents, crimes, emergencies, and other incidents; provide assistance and prepare related incident reports.
- Perform regular security checks of all buildings and provide parking and traffic enforcement.
- Conduct accident and crime investigations; prepare comprehensive, complete reports in clear and accurate detail noting observations and actions taken.
- Provide security for various events.
- Maintain proper care of weapons, radios, and other law enforcement equipment to ensure operational readiness
- Educate and counsel students, faculty, and staff on crime prevention techniques and proper safety practices.
- Prepare and preserve evidence in accordance with directives to maintain chain of custody; provide assistance to other law enforcement agencies as per mutual aid agreements;
- Administer first aid as necessary and maintain current first responder certifications at all times.
- Maintain strict confidentiality and privacy according to college rules and the law.
- Serve on both the Emergency Response Team and Crisis Management Committee.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Responsible for all Clery reporting and maintaining clear and accurate records for review each year.
- Provide knowledge of Title IX and lead internal investigations
- Perform other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
- Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
- Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated team-player with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.
- Organization & Time Management – able to plan, schedule, and organize tasks related to the job to achieve goals within or ahead of established periods.
- Relationship Management – able to provide a high level of interactive service to others, building relationships and addressing identified needs.
- Adaptability to Change – able to be flexible and supportive, able to positively and proactively assimilate change in a rapid growth environment.
- Analytical Aptitude & Problem Solving - able to analyze information, problems, situations, practices and/or procedures, collect and interpret data, reason logically, establish facts, identify and define existing and potential issues, recognize the interrelationships among elements, draw valid conclusions, develop recommendations, as well as alternative courses of action, select appropriate course, follow-up and evaluate.
- Ability to remain calm, exercise good judgment, respond swiftly, effectively, and appropriately to emergency and high-stress situations.
- Ability to expeditiously organize, coordinate, manage, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks simultaneously to swiftly assess a situation, determine a logical course of action, and apply the appropriate response.
- Results Orientation – proven ability to set and exceed established targets.
- Systems and Software - a proficient level of knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
- Ethics – able to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, civility, and a high degree of ethics in all job-related actions.
TIME AND TRAVEL
This is a twelve (12) month position with some night and weekend work. While minimal, some travel is expected for this position.
$44,500-$55,000, depending on credentials and experience.
Flexible benefits program that includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, life insurance, reimbursement accounts, sick leave, and vacation leave allowances. Participation in the state retirement program is required.
The position will be open until filled. To be considered, applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, all postsecondary transcripts and references to:
Colby Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
1255 S. Range
Colby, KS 67701
Materials may be emailed to hr(at)colbycc.edu.
- High school diploma or equivalent and must currently be certified as a Kansas Law Enforcement Officer.
- At least five of experience serving in law enforcement.
- Must maintain certifications and attend annual trainings
- Associate degree in criminal justice or relevant field, and has knowledge of crime prevention and/or community policing concepts.
- Experience working on a college campus.
CCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversifying its workforce and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a background check.