Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

  • Campus Safety and Security Operations Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Aurora
    Posted Date
    9 months ago(4/30/2018 9:40 AM)
  • Overview

    Transform to a culture of safety and security awareness, training and education, using best practices in school campus safety and security.


    Plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive campus safety protocols, policies and procedures.

    • Lead, mentor and develop full and part-time department staff members
    • Assess staff scheduling and needs and make any needed changes or recommendations.
    • Conduct a written audit of organizational safety, security and emergency planning, response, and recovery protocols, and update annually as necessary.
    • Conduct a written audit of current campus safety technology infrastructure including cameras, access control, and integrated systems with local emergency responders and provide any necessary written recommendations to improvement of current systems; manage the ongoing use of these systems.
    • Conduct annual review of Campus Emergency Operations Plan and update as necessary.

    Transition current law enforcement model to a campus safety and security education, prevention, and awareness model.

    • Create a written plan for the transition to a campus safety and security model including campus safety awareness education and training.
    • Assess need for, and if appropriate, convene and lead a cross-functional Campus Safety Committee based on best practice model for school campuses.
    • Measure and improve effectiveness of awareness and training programs over time.


    • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in campus security, school operations or other operational experience, with at least 1 in supervisory role 
    • Leadership/supervision of campus security, general security, or operations
    • Honesty/Integrity.  Earns trust and maintains confidences.  Acts ethically and keeps commitments.
    • Organization and Planning.  Plans, organizes, and prioritizes, schedules and budgets in an efficient, productive and timely manner.  Focuses on key priorities.
    • Advocacy.   Promotes a safe living and learning environment for all constituent groups that takes into account the needs and goals of the entire organization
    • Thoughtfulness.  Is proactive, deliberate, solicits and is open to critical feedback and new ideas and is decisive.
    • Emotional Intelligence.  Demonstrates the ability to effectively recognize, understand and manage one’s own emotions, as well as effectively recognize, understand and influence the emotions of others.  Uses such knowledge to guide thinking, behavior and problem solving.
    • Analytical Thinking.  Structures and processes qualitative or quantitative data and draws insightful conclusions from it.
    • Effective Leadership.  Demonstrates empowering, purposeful, inclusive, relationship-building abilities that motivate and influence security staff to achieve common goals.  Envisions, leads and manages innovative initiatives.  Adapts quickly to changing priorities and conditions.  Manages and mentors team to improve practice and performance.  Demonstrates persistence, tenacity and willingness to “go the distance” to get something done.
    • Cultural Competence.  Effectively communicates and collaborates with diverse individuals and groups; applies positive strategies to address social issues, including discrimination, bias and stereotype threat; and uses this competence to inform practice



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