Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Protective Services. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Proactively analyze and investigate potential threats and complex criminal schemes directed at the school of medicine; perform and coordinate crime avoidance and prevention training for the campus community; author crime avoidance and prevention products to raise awareness of crime issues impacting the campus; conduct activities to ensure the university’s compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act); collect, interpret, and disseminate intelligence information in support of operations and physical security; take immediate action to direct WUSM Protective Services staff as necessary.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct sensitive investigations and participate in threat assessment activities originating from Protective Services, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Faculty Practice Plan, and other campus subunits.
Perform and coordinate orientation and in-service training sessions for faculty, staff, and students in crime avoidance and prevention and routinely carry out proactive outreach activities with campus leaders to raise awareness of such training programs offered by Protective Services.
Research, investigate, and compose original crime avoidance and prevention training materials, including social media posts, for university consumers, including faculty, staff, and students.
Investigate facts and circumstances of near-campus crimes for nexus to the University and reporting requirements of the Clery Act; assist in compiling statistics and other information for the annual campus security report as mandated by the Clery Act.
Identify vulnerable areas within the campus and its infrastructure that will benefit from increased security concentration or technology for greater protection of employees, visitors, and assets; research and report on advanced security options and new technologies; ensure protection of sensitive research/clinical personnel and assets from domestic terror organizations and similar groups.
Prepare training and informational materials, including alerts, bulletins, and BOLOs, for Protective Services officers and counterparts from other departments and agencies; coordinate activities/collaborate with St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Public Safety, and neighborhood security agencies.
Serve as the unit’s primary relief supervisor in the absence of the manager, Crime and Special Services Unit and perform other duties as assigned.
Associate’s degree or 60 hours of college coursework in criminal justice, social sciences, or other applicable course of study.
Graduation from an accredited law enforcement academy; and five years’ experience as a law enforcement investigator.
A combination of a bachelor’s or master’s degree, graduation from an accredited law enforcement academy, and three years of experience in a professional law enforcement investigative role may be acceptable.
Ability to secure and maintain a Metropolitan St. Louis Security License within six months of employment; Class E Driver’s License or Illinois equivalent; must also possess or obtain a Missouri concealed carry firearm permit.
Bachelor’s or advanced degree in criminal justice, social sciences or other applicable course of study; graduation from an accredited law enforcement academy; and ten years’ experience as a law enforcement investigator or similar position of increasing responsibility or complexity.
Ability to perform complex analyses; possess a broad knowledge of domestic and international terrorist groups and activities; employ advanced interviewing and interrogation skills; robust verbal and written communication skills.
The hiring range for this position is $47,985 - 61,193 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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