Director, UNMC/UNO Emergency Management, reporting directly to Chief of Police/Assistant Vice Chancellor UNO/UNMC Department of Public Safety, is responsible for the administration of the UNMC emergency management program and emergency operations plan.
Directs the emergency response and crisis management activities, provides emergency preparedness training, including, but not limited to, organizing disaster drills and exercises, and prepares emergency plans and procedures for natural, manmade or technological emergencies and hazardous material spill emergencies.
Works collaboratively with federal, state, county and local government agencies to establish and maintain critical incident mitigation, preparation, response and recovery strategies, and ensures University compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and planning recommendations.
Required to react promptly, appropriately and decisively in a crisis situation.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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