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University Police has a non-sworn, armed, full-time position within the Department of Defense cleared facilities, responsible for carrying out the functions of protection of sensitive materials and property, employee safety, preliminary security investigative work and other related duties primarily at the University’s Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) facilities. Monitor and enforce University and DoD regulations. Patrol designated buildings, ensuring that all necessary security controls and measures are engaged and functional. Respond to alarms; investigate and take appropriate action; communicating via radio calls, including requests for assistance or service as needed. Conduct preliminary investigations of security and safety incidents. Respond to fires, medical emergencies, and other hazardous situations; effect emergency rescue; suppress fires; and, take other appropriate action. Establish and monitor procedures for employees and visitor controls such as device controls, restricted personnel, search of materials entering and exiting buildings, assist with special University events and other activities as needed. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate should possess skills necessary to enhance public respect for law enforcement, security requirements, and the University with courteous, devoted and ethical service. Must demonstrate: Ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies; outstanding customer service orientation; polished verbal and written communication skills; excellent analytical, judgment, and organization skills; and ability to work with a variety of cultures and backgrounds. Other requirements include: U.S. Citizenship; a Pennsylvania driver`s license or the ability to obtain one and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check; successful completion of a background investigation, must pass a psychological evaluation, and be in good general health determined by University physical examination; be age 21 or older; be able to obtain and maintain PA Act 235 certification and, be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance and clearance sponsorship. Due to the security responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will be required in addition to University and DoD background investigations. Sponsorship with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year with a good possibility of re-funding.

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Director of Public Safety

The Director of Public Safety has the primary responsibility for ensuring the safety of every member of the campus community and safeguarding the material assets of the College.

• Communicate effectively with a number of college personnel, especially during emergencies and critical incidents. These include, but are not limited to, the Vice President for Student Life, Dean of Students, Vice President for Human Resources, Provost, General Counsel, and the Director of Equity, Diversity & Chief Title IX Coordinator.
• Ensure that the Public Safety staff works collaboratively with all departments and campus constituent groups, especially Residence Life, to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the Manhattan College community, while also holding them accountable for adhering to the College’s rules and regulations.
• Further establish and maintain close working relationships with the entire college community, including other administrators, faculty, staff, and students; especially, those responsible for student and employee identification cards, fire safety, key control, hazardous waste, financial and insurance risk, and other areas of potential security vulnerability.
• Conduct investigations by interviewing complainants, suspects and witnesses; reviewing reports; analyzing CCTV video footage, etc.
• Manage the campus parking and traffic control; collect vehicle information through the use of New York & New Jersey Departments of Motor Vehicles; oversee revenue produced from parking permits and parking violations by utilizing parking permit and ticket software systems (Cardinal Tracking); manage the ingress, egress, and on-campus traffic and college parking facilities; oversee the scofflaw list and the input of holds on student accounts.
• Represent the College to outside law enforcement, especially in its relationship to the 50th Precinct of the NYPD.

• Supervise a department that consists of an associate director, assistant director, assistant director of operations, 6 uniformed supervisors, 44 full-time and 3 part-time public safety officers.
• Develop policies and programs covering all facets of departmental operations.
• Administer all departmental personnel matters, especially the hiring, training evaluating, and disciplining of Public Safety personnel.

• Analyze and interpret all federal, state and local laws. Follow federal and state mandates such as the Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, Enough is Enough, and Title IX compliance.
• Review reports in an effort to detect upward trends in campus incidents and develop appropriate preventive measures.
• Maintain and submit all records and reports required by state and federal agencies, for example: The Security and Fire Safety Annual Report.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years of experience in increasingly responsible, high-level leadership positions within a police or public safety agency. A master’s degree and/or public safety experience within a higher education environment are preferred. The director will possess proven creative and strategic thinking skills and financial management experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; highly effective command presence, unquestioned integrity, and a deep commitment to service. The director will have extensive experience in emergency management, supervision, and promoting the professional development of all public safety officers and staff as well as professionalizing public safety practice consistent with community culture and standards. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and to staying up to date on the best policing practices; a track record of consistently practicing community policing; knowledge of processes required to maintain accreditation and correlating standards of practice; success and expertise working in culturally diverse communities; and the ability to work effectively with the broadest range of constituents on campus. A service-oriented approach to working with colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and other community stakeholders, a strong desire to support and be part of the educational process, and a genuine appreciation for Manhattan College’s Lasallian and Catholic heritage. Previous experience working with labor relations/unions would be a plus.

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Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

Founded in 1917, Bentley University is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve this goal, Bentley infuses their advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. The student body consists of 4,200 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students with 78% of students living on campus. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars, and creative thinkers.

The Bentley University Police Department is an accredited police agency consisting of sworn police officers, security officers, dispatchers and administrative personnel whose mission is to provide quality police, security, and related public safety services for the purpose of protecting lives and property within the Bentley University community and to help ensure the campus remains a safe and pleasant place in which to live, study, and work.

The Position
Reporting to the Chief of Police, the Police Captain is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations and the management of the Bentley University Police Department. As second in command to the Chief of Police, the Captain serves in a command role as the lead manager of the uniformed services of the university police force. This position is responsible for assigning, coordinating, and directing police and security patrol resources; deploying and overseeing the allocation of police and security resources through the Lieutenant(s), Patrol Shift Sergeants, Detective Sergeants, and supervisors ensuring patrol unit responses to calls for service are handled in a timely and professional manner; and overseeing and supporting all functions relating to dispatch and communications, training, accreditation, and emergency planning. Further, the Captain ensures that all members of the department under his/her command are effectively trained, prepared, and supported to perform their duties protecting the university community by employing the practices and philosophy of community policing and exceptional community service. The Captain works to ensure the university environment is kept safe and that maximum attention is paid by patrol staff to community needs, and safety and security concerns. This position conducts ongoing assessments of the proficiency of patrol and operational procedures and resources; ensures the department keeps up with best practices and current trends in campus safety; oversees the active and ongoing implementation of community-oriented policing programs and initiatives; assumes a leadership role in event planning, Incident Command, crisis preparation, and response; and maintains effective and collaborative relationships with key members of campus, local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a closely related field, a minimum of five years of experience as a supervisor, and police academy certification (SPPO) or higher. A previous record of success serving in a law enforcement capacity at a university campus is highly desirable. A collaborative leadership style that incorporates strong teamwork and a customer service approach, good decision-making skills, and an engaging work style will also be important considerations in the selection of the Police Captain. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with students; a strong willingness to serve as an advocate to address issues related to public safety; the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with a full and diverse range of campus constituents; and exhibit a positive image, attitude and professional demeanor, serving as a role model to other members of the department. The Police Captain will have strong written and oral communication skills; the ability to write policies and procedures and organize administrative projects; and be able to direct, motivate and supervise subordinates. In addition, extensive training and experience in community policing, crime prevention methods, and current public safety training trends; significant experience in evaluation and assessment of law enforcement policies and procedures; and experience in emergency management and crisis response protocols are all necessary qualifications for the Captain.

Application and Nomination
Review of applications will begin June 28, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J. Larabee at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

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Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty, and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds. We strive to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

SECURITY OFFICER (Part time/on call)- Opening for a Part time/on call unarmed Security Officer to patrol campus areas, including office and dormitory buildings. Must be well groomed and have clean criminal and driving records. Candidates should have 3-5 years’ security experience, preferably in an academic or similar environment and 1 year of college. (Additional education can be substituted for up to 2 years’ experience) CPR, AED and basic First Aid certification, and basic computer skills preferred. Experience/training in conflict de-escalation and emergency management a plus. Candidates must have the ability to walk, stand, or climb stairs for varying amounts of time up to 8 hours per shift under various weather conditions; and the ability to work additional hours as needed during an emergency. Candidates must be available to cover the middle and overnight shift various days of the week, as well as others as opportunities arise.