Director of Emergency Management and Safety, Collin College
Director of Emergency Management and Safety - (3213)
Collin College / Administrative Services / Collin Police Dept
City Zip/Postal Code ST / PR Country Primary
McKinney 75069 TX US Primary
280207-CHEC - Security
611210: Full-time Administrative
Bachelor’s degree relevant to emergency management and/or safety administration from an accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of four (4) years of successful leadership experience as an emergency manager, director or coordinator in an organization of relative size and complexity to Collin College.
Master’s degree in an emergency management or a related field of study, preferred.
Current professional certification in emergency management and/or business continuity (i.e., AEM, CEM, ABCP or MBCP)
International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certification
Valid Texas Driver’s license
May be required to be trained to provide emergency medical treatment including CPR. Current certification or willing to take course for AEDs (Automatic Electronic Defibrillators) certification. Required to handle handguns in a safe and effective manner and be tested periodically.
National Incident Management System (NIMS) training, preferred.
**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**
Essential Job Functions
Provide leadership and strategic direction for College emergency management planning and operations.
This is designated as an essential position requiring the employee to report to work or remain at work during emergencies and critical events as determined by the College President or designee.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ensure compliance with federal and state safety regulations and that the College has and is prepared to operate under an all hazards emergency plan.
• Ensure college meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in all facilities and is in compliance with safety standards of all college laboratories.
• Conduct regular inspections, routine fire drills and training to ensure the college is in compliance with all safety regulations.
• Develop and maintain all hazard emergency operation plans for all college facilities. Coordinate college emergency plans and operations with local, county, state and federal government agencies. Assist college departments in developing emergency plans.
• Provide training programs and coordinate operational drills to prepare college students, faculty and staff to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies.
• Maintain the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as a fully functional site from which college leadership can direct and control operations during an emergency. Identify, inventory and mark emergency shelter locations throughout the college. Inventory manpower and material resources and private sector sources that would be available in an emergency and recovery efforts.
• Prepare reports and presentations relative to emergency operations and activities.
• Inspects facilities and equipment to insure operational readiness for emergencies. Test emergency notifications systems for functionality and effectiveness; coordinate repairs and improvements as needed. Conduct post incident evaluations of emergency operations.
• Develop and maintain strong positive working relationships with Collin College leadership, officers and non-sworn personnel as well as students, faculty and staff.
• Make critical decisions through analysis of available information and emerging problems to achieve effective solutions.
• Provide for the safety and welfare of all students, faculty, staff and visitors; maintain peace and order on the property of Collin College.
• Comply with Collin College rules and regulations, and state and federal laws.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge and understanding of OSHA, fire and laboratory safety regulations and standards.
• Knowledge of the National Incident Management System and other local, state and federal laws related to security and emergency management.
• Knowledge of mass notification systems, emergency communication systems, and social media
• Knowledge of the principles, practices methods and techniques of Emergency Management activities.
• Demonstrated leadership, organization, communication and critical decision making skills.
• Strong inter-personal, teamwork and customer service skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communications.
• Exhibit critical thinking and analysis of issues.
• Proficient in using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to write reports, policies and procedures, training materials and correspondence.
• Ability to maintain ethical and honest interactions with others and in the performance of duties.
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
• Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
• Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, plus pushing, pulling and lifting.
• Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and intense noises, gases and workspace restrictions. In addition, incumbents may be subjected to vibrations, chemicals and oils.
• Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.
• Frequent physical effort required
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.