Under the general supervision of the Director of Public Safety and Risk Management, this position is responsible for supervising and managing the daily operations and investigations conducted in the Department of Public Safety. The person will supervise and monitor the enforcement policies and practices of the Department of Public Safety. This position coordinates enforcement activities with appropriate College officials and with the appropriate city and state agencies.
Patrol Operations Management
Lead and supervise full time, part time, and on-call patrol officers. Administer procedures, practices, and policies that promote campus safety and reduce risk.
Maintain schedule, payroll, and training requirements for professional staff.
Campus Safety, Events and Emergency Management
Assist the director in the development and implementation of plans for emergency response, crowd control, and related safety/security issues.
Work closely with city and college officials to provide fire safety, emergency medical services, and security for major college events.
Incident Reports and Investigations Management
Review daily reports, departmental activities to identify and lead all internal investigations where there is a violation of federal, state, county, or city ordinances and laws, as well as all internal violations of policy, procedure, or protocol.
Submit investigation findings to appropriate leadership team member and external authorities.
Review all reports to ensure crimes are correctly classified under Clery Act, maintain daily crime log, issue crime alerts, and assist Director with Clery Act compliance.
Work with Student Affairs staff on matters related to student conduct code violations, assist in adjudications, and conduct annual policy and procedure review.
Internal Audits and Reports
Create, generate, and manage audits of all security software programs, on-call payroll, medical supplies, narcotic and alcohol testing kits, evidence, etc.[AJE1]
Submit reports to Director of Public Safety for review.
Follow up on apparent problems and recommendations from Director of Public Safety as directed.
Security Systems and Crime Prevention
Manage CCTV, card access, alarm, emergency phones, and related security systems.
Recommend system improvement/expansion.
Complete security surveys of campus property.
Develop and deliver crime prevention programs for the Augsburg community.
Professional Development and Training
Identify and schedule training topics for patrol officers.
Manage and maintain personnel records to ensure certification and endorsement requirements for all professional staff.
Regular communication with the Minneapolis Police to negotiate workshops, trainings, and symposiums for professional development as well as communication with private consultants to negotiate training on certified or endorsement based trainings.
Fleet and Equipment Maintenance
Oversee the maintenance, repair, and/or replacement of the patrol vehicles.
Oversee the audit all equipment issues to Public Safety Officers, shared departmental equipment, etc. and repair or replace as necessary.
Regular communication with equipment vendors and dealerships in order to schedule and/or negotiate cost of service.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Supervise the activities of the department in the Director's absence.
Develop and maintain close and effective working relationships with College officials, faculty, staff, and students; and with city officials and departments.
Participate actively in committees or other groups to plan appropriate security and safety services for the campus.
Remain on-call for emergencies or consultation.
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Typical work environment is an office, desktop computing use
Sitting for long periods of time.
Repetitive arm, hand, finger motions.
Infrequent strenuous physical conditions on potentially extreme temperature conditions, such as medical or security emergencies, indoors or outdoors.
Exposure to irritating noise levels or substances such as in emergencies, chemicals, mace.
Dust, dirt, mold, dampness, odors associated with health and safety remediation.
Intense work environment associated with infrequent encounters with hostile or injured person.
Infrequent reaching; infrequent lifting and carrying of 20 lbs.
Occasional long or irregular hours including some weekends and evenings.
Occasional travel related to institutional international sites, conferences, or seminars.
Associate's degree required.
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a Law Enforcement, Public Safety, or Security department required.
Valid driver's license required and must be insurable under the University's motor vehicle insurance.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Successful completion of FEMA Courses ICS-100, 200, and 700 preferred.
Must meet state background check requirements under the Kari Koskinen Apartment Managers Act and requirements for a Protective Service Agent in the State of Minnesota.
Excellent problem solving abilities - able to assess a broad range of potential problems and initiate a prompt and appropriate response, often under stressful circumstances. Problems vary in scope, but may impact life safety, valuable assets, property, and institutional reputation.
Legal Issues in Higher Education Public Safety: arrest law, search and seizure, criminal law, use of force, Clery Act, and other relevant legal issues.
Ability to supervise employees, set goals, manage performance, and motivate team members.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Intermediate computer skills required - able to create and edit word documents, spreadsheets, and basic databases, send email, search the internet for relevant information. Able to create custom reports and searches in incident report and security systems.
Incident report writing and evaluation.
Ability to manage video, audio and other evidence preferred.
Security systems experience preferred - specifically including the C-Cure 9000 security system, Milestone IP video image software and the installation and maintenance of a variety of cameras, card readers, door hardware, and related technology and devices preferred.
Community policing experience preferred.
Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.
Among the distinctive features of the university are its deep dedication to civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies across all programs. The University's commitments to our urban context and the world beyond it are enhanced through the work of four signature centers: the Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education and Experience, the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, and the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work. All faculty members are encouraged to develop significant, experiential learning opportunities in collaboration with one or more of these centers through curricular and co-curricular programming in our main campus in Minneapolis, as well as our satellite site in Rochester, MN, and academic centers in Central America and Southern Africa. Faculty members also design and offer Study-Away programs across all fifty states.
For more than a decade, Augsburg's commitment to intentional diversity has been reflected in the student body as Black, Indigenous and other students of color have to comprise more than 70% of the student body. The emerging interdisciplinary Department of Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies builds on this foundation to further diversify our academic curriculum and co-curricular programs. We do this work out of historical and contemporary obligations rooted in our ethical and intellectual commitments to prepare our diverse student body for a cosmopolitan world.
Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these competencies. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Professional references will be requested at a later date.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.