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Position Title: FT Director, Public Safety and Security

Position Classification: Full-Time Administration

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  1. Education - Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline from a regionally accredited institution; PA Act 235 Lethal Weapons with Firearm; valid clean driver's license with no history of suspensions or revocations; preferred certifications and trainings include CPR/AED; Advanced First Aid and emergency management training.

  2. Experience - Five (5) years of experience in managing a security/public safety operation inclusive of managing armed officers preferably in an educational environment with diverse constituents.

  3. Skills - Demonstrated competency to serve in an administrative capacity; demonstrated past, successful history of leadership roles and responsibilities; knowledge of all aspects of public safety & security; leadership and organizational skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to seamlessly engage and reach common understandings with students and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and experiences; ability to function effectively as a member of the administrative teams; ability to work effectively with colleagues, faculty, students, and community groups.

    Position Responsibilities:

    Leads a 24/7 public safety & security staff to include assignment of work activities and responsibilities, scheduling, employee training/development, performance management, and employee evaluations; makes recommendations for hiring and/or termination and problem resolution; ensures campus readiness for emergencies through actions such as emergency preparedness drills, implementation of a comprehensive training program for officers, and the development/implementation of comprehensive emergency preparedness plans; develops, organizes, and facilitates safety and security training/education for campus stakeholders; evaluates campus security measures/practices/procedures and promotes, recommends, and implements best practices related to the public safety and security function; ensures proper preparation and filing of safety, criminal, traffic, incident, and other required reports; and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal mandates e.g. Cleary Disclosure Act and laws related to the regulation of armed security; serves as liaison and maintains ongoing partnerships with local law enforcement, first responders, and other support organizations associated with emergency preparedness, response, and recovery; prepares, analyzes, and presents/distributes information/recommendations relevant to the safety and security of college employees and students; facilitates appropriate and timely responses to safety and security issues and challenges; develops, maintains, and assesses the public safety and security strategic plan to ensure that the established goals and objectives are aligned with the College's strategic direction; ensures proper security coverage for the general operation of the college, as well as special events and activities; ensures department equipment, property, and assets are properly accounted for, maintained, and stored; provides leadership and direction to the College's Safety Committee; oversee the facilitates and promotes activities for the College's Public Safety Training Institute.

    Entry Salary: $63,751.95/annual

    Standard Work Week: 35 hours

    Apply End Date: January 27, 2019.


    Luzerne County Community College (hereinafter referred to as the 'College') is committed to a work, academic and public environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. The College and its employees have a moral and legal obligation to provide equal access and equal opportunity to all members of the community. The administration will ensure that this commitment is fully implemented through compliance with all relevant federal, state, and municipal laws, statutes and ordinances prohibiting discrimination, including, but not limited to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution; the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 ('Title VII');Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment and Assistance Act ('VEVRAA'); the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ('GINA'); the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ('ADEA'); The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act ('OWBPA'); the Americans with Disabilities Act ('ADA'); the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act ('PHRA'); the Family and Medical Leave Act ('FMLA'); the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ('ERISA'); the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Fair Credit and Reporting Act ('FCRA'); and any amendments to these laws. The institution will implement procedures and measures designed to ensure that employees, students, applicants and visitors to the campus or any site or program of the College are not discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, marital status, political affiliation, ancestry, union membership and use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness, or physical handicap in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Any acts of reprisal, retaliation or harassment taken against an individual because he/she has filed a discrimination complaint, testified about matters related to a compliant, or otherwise assisted a complaint inquiry are forbidden and may result in severe disciplinary action. Inquires may be directed to John T. Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources, at 800-377-5222 extension 7234. The College takes any allegation of discrimination as serious. Any individual who knowingly or intentionally makes a false allegation or complaint, will be disciplined, up to and including termination of employment.

    Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.