Emergency management coordinator - #9805057

College of Southern Nevada


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Las Vegas, NV
Contract type: Full time

Threat Assessment & Emergency Management Coordinator


Job Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Threat Assessment & Emergency Management Coordinator, University Police Services [R0140925]

ROLE of the POSITION

The Threat Assessment and Emergency Management Coordinator (TAEMC), reports to the Assistant Director of Threat Assessment and Emergency Management and serves at the direction of the Vice President and Director of University Police Services. The coordinator manages violence prevention and threat management programs, including active coordination and participation in institutional Student Behavioral Intervention Teams (BIT), monitoring of employees and individuals of concern and their activities, and assessing persons who may be a threat to others or themselves. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Threat Assessment and Emergency Management, the individual will assist in triaging, investigating, and coordinating assigned threat cases. The position is responsible for ensuring that all stakeholders potentially impacted by individuals are aware of the risks, best practices and available options. The position reviews assigned cases, conducts follow-up, maintains records and closes out active cases. The individual works collaboratively with institutional partners to recommend trespasses, conduct assessment, and develop safety and contingency plans. The position provides a variety of training programs to address identifying potential threats, managing training to employees on behavioral patterns of troubled individuals. The position is subject to on-call and/or must be available after-hours and on weekends. The position must be a subject matter expert in threat assessment, case management, violence prevention, intervention techniques, current law, statutes, ordinances, regulations, practices, court decisions in the area of workplace violence, and other applicable topics in order to complete tasks assigned.

This position will serve as a Threat Assessment and Emergency Management Coordinator (TAEMC). Working under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Threat Assessment and Emergency Management, the TAEMC manages violence prevention and threat management programs, including active coordination and participation in institutional Student Behavioral Intervention Teams (BIT), monitoring of employees and individuals of concern and their activities, and assessing persons who may be a threat to others or themselves. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Threat Assessment and Emergency Management, the individual will assist in triaging, investigating, and coordinating assigned threat cases. The position is responsible for ensuring that all stakeholders potentially impacted by individuals are aware of the risks, best practices and available options. The position reviews assigned cases, conducts follow-up, maintains records and closes out active cases. The individual works collaboratively with institutional partners to recommend trespasses, conduct assessment, and develop safety and contingency plans. The position provides a variety of training programs to address identifying potential threats, managing training to employees on behavioral patterns of troubled individuals. The position is subject to on call and/or must be available after-hours and on weekends. The position must be a subject matter expert in threat assessment, case management, violence prevention, intervention techniques, current law, statutes, ordinances, regulations, practices, court decisions in the area of workplace violence, and other applicable topics in order to complete tasks assigned.

The TAEMC will collaborate with all Southern Command institutions to identify, analyze, prioritize, and promote preparedness initiatives and assist in developing and maintaining the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP), so that Southern Command institutions able to better respond to natural and man-made disasters. The TAEMC will fulfill vital roles within the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to ensure effective and efficient execution of emergency planning tasks and responses. The TAEMC will be required to analyze emergent situations to identify potential problems and coordinate response and recovery efforts to maintain life safety, to stabilize the incident, to protect property and the environment, and to maintain critical business functions.

Within both roles, solutions frequently require coordination across multiple Southern Command institutions and with local, state, and federal agencies. The position also assumes a vital role in forming relationships with key constituents. There is a high level of visibility in internal and external relations between this position and law enforcement personnel, institutional units and resources, mental health organizations, courts and the community which requires a high degree of responsiveness, initiative, and judgment in building and maintaining those relationships. The TAEMC's goal is to enhance Southern Command institutions preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation capabilities to enable an effective and successful response to threats, emergencies, or crises. This role involves developing, implementing, and monitoring Southern Command wide programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and standards, and ensure a safe workplace, in the areas of threat management and emergency preparedness. Work requires the completion of training assessments, training sessions for institutional partners, exercise development and execution, and after-action reporting. Further this position will serve as an alternate lead expert for threat assessment and emergency management issues for all NSHE institutions within University Police Services jurisdiction including UNLV, CSN. NSC, DRI's (Southern Nevada campus) and NSHE's Southern Nevada offices.

PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) was established in 1865 and comprises two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada is governed by the Board of Regents serving over 100,000 students and 15,000 employees.

University Police Services, Southern Command, is a full service category I law enforcement agency that serves the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the College of Southern Nevada, the Desert Research Institute and Nevada State College. The department consists of 163 employees and has responsibility for the public safety needs of 80,000 students, faculty and staff over an 800 square mile service area. Law enforcement operations consists of 80 full and part time sworn peace officers, a full service 9-1-1 Center, K-9 operations; emergency management operations with a fully functional EOC and oversight of major special events hosting more than a million visitors a year to various events.

We operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and are the providers and/or coordinators for all emergency services on campus. The University Police Services Department is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the department. Our priority is to create a professional and diverse police department staffed and equipped to serve the community.

For more information, visit us on line at: https://www.unlv.edu/police

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires:

  • A Bachelor's from an accredited college or university as recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)in a related field required. Relevant fields include (but are not limited to), criminal justice, homeland security, emergency management, higher education management, organizational development, education, planning, operations analysis, public administration and four years of related professional experience;
  • or Master's Degree with two years of related professional experience;
  • or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in the field of emergency preparedness/management
  • Significant work experience in any of the following (but are not limited to), criminal investigations, law enforcement, threat assessment, intelligence, emergency management, higher education management, organizational development, education, planning, operations analysis, public administration.
  • Qualification as an Incident Command System (ICS) instructor and Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) preferred.

KNOWLEDGE
  • Threat assessment and case management.
  • Current law, statutes, ordinances, regulations, practices and court decisions in the areas of workplace violence, threat assessment, and other applicable topics.
  • Violence prevention and intervention techniques and a strong theoretical understanding of violence.
  • Knowledge and experience in interviewing and interviewing techniques.
  • Effective problem solving, decision-making, and analytical and investigative skills.
  • Possess strong interpersonal verbal and written skills, be highly organized, able to communicate effectively, efficiently, and professionally with diverse constituencies in a timely manner.
  • Orientation towards promoting customer service.
  • Act independently in a dynamic and demanding environment; resolve escalated issues utilizing knowledge or procedures and exercise discretion, upholding the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills to manage multiple intersecting programs, tracking and extracting information for programs collectively and individually.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and work experience in the fields of emergency preparedness, planning, and/or management; FEMA emergency support functions; Incident Command System and response principles.
  • Working knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable local, state, and federal regulations and related standards, guidelines and, as appropriate, recommend campus policy.
  • Demonstrated skill to effectively represent the campus to local, state, & federal authorities, community groups, private sector partners, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Familiarity with the organizational culture and administrative practices of higher education.
  • Exceptional ability to train others in emergency response and recovery procedures and develop and conduct simulated drills and exercises pertaining to identified local threats and hazards.
  • Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer, emergency communication/notification and information management application programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under considerable pressure and stress in emergency and high-risk situations.
  • Excellent presentation skills to give engaging, persuasive, and effective presentations to large and small audiences including students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills to effectively lead and motivate others.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven skills to promote, establish, and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suit, Google Suites, Adobe Acrobat, and the ability to learn specialized data basis.
  • Collaboration and coordination across multiple departments, with various administrators, law enforcement, courts, mental health professionals, and community members. This position necessitates an individual that possesses a blend of highly developed technical and interpersonal skills. It requires an experienced professional who can gain an understanding of NSHE policies, practices and emergency management procedures; who has excellent judgment and communication skills; and who can be accepted as credible by the entire Southern Command constituency.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of all aspects of the higher education environment including organizational structures, institutional policies, state and federal laws, regulations, policies, operations, and procedures
  • Law enforcement knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of campus functions and established relationships with various units across NSHE, CSN, DRI, UNLV, and NSC.
  • Knowledge of university/college/NSHE policies and procedures.

SKILLS

Required

  • Ethical decision making
  • Effective problem solving, decision-making, and analytical and investigative skills and collaboration and coordination with other staff, law enforcement, courts and mental health professionals
  • Possess strong interpersonal verbal and written skills, be highly organized, able to communicate effectively, efficiently, and professionally in a timely manner with a variety of constituents.
  • Orientation towards promoting customer service.
  • Act independently in a dynamic and demanding environment; resolve escalated issues utilizing knowledge or procedures and exercise discretion and good judgment, upholding the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical and organization skills to manage multiple intersecting programs, tracking and extracting information for programs collectively and individually.

Preferred
  • Experience producing professional reports, evaluations, and strategic planning materials.

ABILITIES

Required

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Work with diverse and sometimes difficult situations and individuals and be able to effectively diffuse volatile situations
  • Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, colleagues, law enforcement, community members, parents, courts and mental health professionals
  • and students in an increasingly diverse environment
  • Understand and interpret formalized policies, guidelines, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain professional business and work ethics and standards
  • Develop and implement training curriculum on topics related to effective communication strategies, suicide prevention, workplace violence, violence awareness, classroom/office behavior management and dealing with difficult individuals

Preferred
  • Have the ability and experience in managing a range of non-routine projects and events, with close attention to detail, fiscal management, strategic purpose and vision. Requires follow-through on overarching and extensive projects.

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT UNLV

  • Generous compensation packages, up to 48 days of paid time off, sick leave, and holidays
  • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision
  • No state income tax
  • Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs
  • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools
  • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents

PERKS
  • Flexible work schedule (depending on your department)
  • Employee recognition and appreciation programs
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • UNLV athletics ticket discounts
  • Employee discount at UNLV's Student Wellness Recreation Center
  • Statewide employee purchase program discounts
  • RebelCard discounts on and off campus
  • Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost
  • Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on March 1, 2024.

Materials should be addressed to the TAEM Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-4889 or ***************@unlv.edu.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, <"R0140925"> in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the nation's most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.

For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu

EEO/AA STATEMENT

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person's age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible.

TITLE IX STATEMENT

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University's commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: ***************@unlv.edu, or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: ***@ed.gov; or to both.

Information pertaining to the University's grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found online at the Office of Equal Employment & Title IX webpage.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

JOB CATEGORY

Administrative Faculty

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Cover Letter, Resume, and References

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.jeid-050dc561afb96f48b018e5fc44798806

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