DescriptionChemeketa aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested in joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply.Position Summary:Chemeketa serves the Marion, Yamhill and Polk counties with two campuses and five centers. At any given day, the population on campus equals that of a small city. The Public Safety Director develops and implements policies, procedures and practices that promote a safe environment and the equitable treatment of students, staff, and community members. The Public Safety Director also provides supervision and direction to Public Safety operations for the college as well as supervision of staff.Duties and ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions:Public Safety Office Management & Supervision* Supervises Public Safety Office personnel; assigns work, develops/approves work schedules and vacation requests; develops/monitors work plans; assists in identifying and encouraging staff development activities* Directs campus law enforcement operations including enforcement of all applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and other legislation* Maintains public safety records and compiles statistics and other reports regarding college activities and incidents within the district to meet state/federal reporting requirements* Manages Public Safety budget, develops budget proposals, justifies/initiates expenditures, monitors accounts* Assures Public Safety staff meets necessary training requirements; monitors and establishes training programs for the Public Safety Office; maintains high professionalism of employees to serve campus and minimize legal liability* Ensures a safe work environment for subordinates* Acts in capacity of Public Safety officer when necessary* Provides leadership in, and contributes to, the college's diversity plan fostering an environment of cooperation between students, staff and the public who represent a variety of cultural, social economic and educational backgroundsCrime Prevention & Investigation* Reviews criminal activity, incident reports and preliminary field investigations to determine feasibility of follow-up investigation; identifies leads, researches background information on suspects, and determines degree of solvability; coordinates investigations with appropriate law enforcement agencies and District Attorney's Office; shares information with detectives from concurrent or outside jurisdictions; serves as the responsible party over any case under follow-up investigation and directs the activities of the Public Safety staff in such cases.* Consults and provides direction to college executive officers, administrators, faculty, staff and students regarding crime victimization and vulnerability, policy and procedures, criminal justice system issues, public safety problems, and civil liability* Conducts training opportunities for employees and students on active threat response and crime prevention.* Develops crime prevention goals, objectives and strategies for the college community; performs security surveys of buildings and high risk facilities; assesses needs through research, crime analysis, community and local law enforcement agency contacts; creates, develops and produces presents crime prevention programs through workshops, newsletters and meetings; develops and procedures brochures featuring crime prevention and public safety information and services performed by the Public Safety Office; reviews criminal incidents and provides crime analysis summaries and recommendations to field operations staff, the campus, and for purposes of state or federal reporting requirements* Develops and implements security policies and procedures; establishes programs and plans for emergencies; in conjunction with the immediate college supervisor and Chemeketa Emergency Management committee, analyzes and interprets all federal, state and local laws, codes, and other legislation regarding Public Safety which affects Public Safety or the college and incorporates as necessary into existing policies, procedures and programs* At the request of the College President's Office, conducts investigation of campus staff for possible compromise of campus policy or state/federal/local laws; analyzes activities and applicable policy/laws to assist in establishing proper action; may make recommendations on disposition* Responsible for reporting of college crime statistics as necessary for mandatory local, state and federal reports (Clery, etc.).College & Community Liaison* Fosters positive community relations by serving as liaison with public and community law enforcement agencies; initiates working agreements and understands with local agencies, discusses mutual issues, participates in external committee activities and professional organizations* Serves as a member of the college, and regional Threat Assessment Teams (TAT)Institutional Expectations* Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds* Participates in recruitment and retention of students at an individual and institutional level in promotion of student success* Embraces, understands and uses appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions* Provides high quality, effective service to internal and external customers through continuous improvement and adoption of lean office practicesQualificationsMinimum Qualifications:High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) -AND-15 years' experience as listed below -AND- Demonstrated participation in training related to cultural competence, diversity, bias, and/or inclusion* OR-Associate Degree from an accredited institution in Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice or related field -AND-10 years' experience as listed below -AND- Demonstrated participation in training related to cultural competence, diversity, bias, and/or inclusion* OR-Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution in Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice or related field -AND-5 years' experience as listed below -AND- Demonstrated participation in training related to cultural competence, diversity, bias, and/or inclusionExperience in: law enforcement or public safety including five years' experience at a supervisory levelCore Competencies:* Knowledge of federal and Oregon State law enforcement/Public Safety rules and regulations required* Demonstrated skill in physical and community security issues (e.g., lighting, locking systems, patrolling, security systems, emergency response, community policing)* Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills in a diverse college setting are essential* Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to prepare and deliver oral presentations/trainings before small, medium, and large groups of people* Ability to organize, coordinate, and supervise support staff* Ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives and communicate this information to subordinates and others* Ability to prepare and present detailed reports to include recommendations concerning the college public safety initiatives* Ability to work with culturally diverse populationsPreferred Qualifications:* Five years' experience in a law enforcement or public safety at a supervisory level within a higher education environment* Experience with law enforcement training techniques* Experience or training in crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)* Public speaking experience* Active threat trainer experience* Threat assessment* NIMS 300 level or above training completed* Strong communications skills* Proven trainer/leader* Demonstrated ability to embrace and lead teamworkSupplemental InformationWhen applying for this posting, you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:* Cover Letter* Resume* Unofficial Transcripts- An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution must be attached with your application. The transcript must demonstrate the minimum educational requirement for the position. If you have academic credentials from non-U.S. institutions, you will need to include an evaluation of your credentialsRequired documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove your social security number from your documents, including transcripts. Documents containing social security numbers will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Chemeketa makes employment decisions based solely on the candidate's demonstrated competencies as related to successful performance in the position.Terms of Employment:* This is a 100 percent, 12 month exempt assignment of the D3 band and grade.* Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire* Upon hire, must pass security inquiry which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered* Requires flexible work schedule based upon program needs which includes some evening and weekend work and/or travel; in-state and out-of-state meetings, conferences, institutes, training and/or other meeting attendance as required* Required to have and maintain a current and valid Oregon driver's license* Required to possess or have the ability to get a Private Security Executive Manager's and Instructor's card from Oregon's Board of Public Safety Standards and Training* Upon hire, must successfully complete a physical agility and fitness test and psychological assessmentSuccessful applicants for designated positions must successfully pass a background inquiry, which may include criminal, driving, credit and full background checks. Only information relevant to the position will be considered. An individual with negative information on their background inquiry will not necessarily be denied employment. Providing false information will result in rejection of an application, employment offer or dismissalApplicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Chemeketa Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE* MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) -OR- Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension* Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit the following website:http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlqHeavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Ability to perform a combination of physical tasks on a variety of terrain (including standing, walking, running, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, twisting body, pushing, pulling, reaching, and gripping) for a minimum of six hours on an right hour shift.Must possess uncorrected or corrected visual acuity of 20/30 both eyes combined; possess normal color discrimination, binocular coordination, and peripheral vision.Must possess unaided or aided hearing with a hearing threshold that does not exceed 25db in either ear at the frequencies of 500 Hz, and 2000 Hz, and 2000 Hz (or an average of both ears of 25db for frequencies 500, 1000, and 2000) 35db for 3000 Hz, and 45 dB for 4000 Hz.