Under the direction of the Director of Emergency Management, this position will assist in the development, planning, implementation, and maintenance of the university’s emergency management programs. This position will require excellent written communications skills, the ability to conduct research and use research methods, and the use of sophisticated training methods in a higher education setting.
Typically a Bachelor's degree in emergency management or a related field highly preferred; or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Completion of ICS 100, 200, 700, 800.
Minimum of two years of professional experience in emergency management or support role, including the development of emergency preparedness strategies, emergency plans, and the implementation of training and preparedness programs;
Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements and guidance that pertain to emergency planning and disaster recovery—working knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act a plus;
Experience working in an Emergency Operations Center;
Strong oral and written communication skills, and proven ability to present to large groups of people;
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision;
Detail-oriented, creative thinker with the ability to strategize and solve complex problems;
Superior judgment skills and ability to make important decisions in high pressure situations;
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.