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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
13 days ago


Summary:  Reporting to the Division of Human and Environmental Affairs, the Department of Public Safety and in particular the Director of Public Safety plans, organizes, directs, evaluates, and reports on all personnel and operations involved in the Public Safety, traffic, and parking functions at the Institute and its satellite properties. The Director of Public Safety acts as the Institute’s liaison with and builds constructive relationships with all local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. This position requires frequent interaction with the Rose-Hulman students, faculty, staff and guest community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides strategic leadership and institutional oversight for all Public Safety operations to include: campus site security, emergency response, both physical and electronic security systems and technologies, parking services, records management, and event support.      
  • Develops comprehensive Public Safety services for the Institute based on both established and projected needs, with a goal of providing a safe learning and working environments for all students, staff, faculty, and guests.  Conducts on-going review of programs and services offered throughout all designated areas of Public Safety to ensure success in both day-to-day operations and long-term. Develops associated metrics to effectively identify areas of success and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Creates and implements programs and services to maintain/increase site safety and security and mitigate associated risk management issues across campus. Works closely with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Human Resources, and Facilities Operations within these programs.
  • Provides leadership in developing and implementing departmental mission, vision, and values that support the Institute and the department, and advances Rose-Hulman’s diversity and inclusion goals in staff training and hiring.
  • Coordinates and fosters relationships with our City, County, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies.  Serves as the primary campus contact with these agencies in support of our campus community.
  • Coordinates with Environmental Health and Safety in the management of the Institute’s fire safety and prevention including developing fire safety plans, fire inspections, and interfacing with THFD on issues regarding fire safety and fire prevention.
  • Ensures effective implementation and enforcement of appropriate Institute risk management programs and procedures for the campus community, proactively identifies risks, and develops programs and procedures to mitigate determined potential risks.
  • Adheres to reporting requirements as mandated by federal, state, and local agencies. Maintains statistics and publishes the annual Clery report to comply with the federal law statues regarding Student Right-to-Know, Crime Awareness, and Campus Security Acts.
  • Ensures that both the Public Safety staff and the campus community are offered and obtain the necessary trainings, tabletop exercises, and drills in order to foster a safe and secure campus community. Directs and trains Public Safety staff in response to emergency events or similar incidents and acts as On Scene Commander for emergencies. Co-chairs Rose-Hulman’s Emergency Management Team.
  • Plans, develops, and monitors the Public Safety budgets.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Strong candidates will offer many of the following attributes and competencies:

  • Expertise in state-of-the-art law enforcement practices, including the use of new technologies, and experience in the delivery of law enforcement services within a diverse community.
  • Demonstrated collaboration and relationship-building skills and the ability to generate consensus and credibility throughout campus; possess a reputation for honesty, candor, and high ethical conduct and demonstrate outstanding professional and personal integrity.
  • Ability to select, develop, and motivate staff and to lead in an environment that encourages teamwork; possess the skills to advise, coach, and mentor staff effectively on leadership, training, safety, and disciplinary matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions; ability to be an effective facilitator who can lead critical analysis of existing processes and can assist those involved in formulating recommendations for improvement without alienating others.
  • Experience resolving conflicts and managing sensitive emergency situations appropriately.
  • An understanding of and commitment to diversity; proven ability to work constructively with a wide variety of people of various ages and backgrounds, including an understanding and appreciation of gender, cultural, ethnic, and international differences.
  • An appreciation for the complexities of the issues affecting students and the student experience in an urban environment and the ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, parents, faculty, staff, and colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills — approachable, optimistic, and willing to engage with a can-do attitude, strong resilience in the face of criticism, and a good sense of humor.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred; minimum five to seven years-experience in security, public safety, emergency services, law enforcement, campus ROTC operations, or similar field.  Successful candidates will display managerial/leadership experiences; college/university experience desirable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid driver's license required; acceptable MVR (motor vehicle report) required.

Applications: Only online applications/resumes will be accepted at: until position is filled. Contact Human Resources at 812-877-8153 for questions. EEO/AA

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59201549
  • Location:
    Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Public Safety
  • Company Name: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Job Function: Health,
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years

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