Director for Public Safety - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for directing the college’s public safety operations.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Directs activities related to the safety and security of the main campus and all satellite facilities.
• Hires, trains, assign, direct, supervises, evaluates and disciplines department personnel.
• Serves as Emergency Management Coordinator for San Juan College.
• Administers safety and security programs.
• Identifies needs and develops safety training for faculty, staff and students.
• Maintains the department of Public Safety policy and procedures manual.
• Maintains and updates the emergency operation plan.
• Develops and administers departmental budgets.
• Enforces parking regulations through cooperation with the Farmington Police Department.
• Serves as liaison between the college and San Juan County Emergency services.
• Responds to emergency situations, including after-hours emergencies.
• Performs related duties.
• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of college personnel policies.
• Knowledge of budget management principles.
• Knowledge of public safety principles as related to college campuses.
• Knowledge of college campus security principles.
• Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.
Skill in decision making and problem solving.
• Skill in the completion of a variety of reports.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
The Vice President for Student Serves assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The supervisor reviews work through conferences, reports and observation of department activities.
Guidelines include the San Juan College behavioral codes; related local, state and federal laws; the Clery Act; OSHA guidelines; the San Juan County Emergency Operations Plan; and college and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. This position develops departmental guidelines.
• The work consists of varied duties in directing the college’s public safety operations.
• The purpose of this position is to direct public safety operations for the college. Success in this position contributes to the safety of college staff, students, visitors and property.
• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, representatives of local law enforcement and emergency response agencies, students and members of the general public.
• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, or to motivate or influence persons.
• The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping or walking. The employee occasionally lifts light objects. The employee uses the sense of smell.
• The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclimate weather.
The position has direct supervision over Assistant Director (1), Security Supervisor (1), and administrative secretary (1).


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a bachelor’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related supervisory experience. FEMA Certification and Certification in Security Training is required. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New Mexico for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. VALUES STATEMENT San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE Vales: • Innovation • Collaboration • Accountability • Respect • Excellence STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING: I have read and understand the above position description. I assert that I am able to perform the essential job functions, meet the

Starting Salary


Keyword Phrases

  • Director for Public Safety
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Community College
  • Campus Safety and Police
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: $50,000 - $55
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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