Manager, Campus Safety and Security

Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Regina, SK (30+ days ago)

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Competition Number P09991
Posting Title Manager, Campus Safety and Security
Classification Band 8
Location Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
Other Location(s) Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
Building Regina Campus, Parkway Building
Other Building
Date Posted 07/31/2020
Closing Date 08/21/2020
Start Date 09/14/2020
End Date
Open Until Filled No
Ongoing Yes
Category of work Full Time
Bargaining Unit OOS
Hours of Work OOS (Typically M–F/core hours)
Salary Range Per OOS pay guidelines
Temporary Market Stipend
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay

75 Total hours per biweekly pay.

Posting Status Open

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Based at the Regina campus location, reporting to the Director, Health, Safety and Security (HS&S), the Manager, Campus Security will support the implementation of the Security component of the HS&S strategic plan. The Manager will provide leadership, direction, support, consultation, and expertise to the south Saskatchewan Polytechnic community in all areas of campus security. The Manager will support the implementation and continued evolution of the campus safety & security operational plans and be a resource to all faculty, staff and students in the integration of Campus Security best practice into existing operations. On a daily basis the Manager will liaise with internal and external stakeholders, clients and regulatory agencies. The Manager will function in a support capacity to the Managers of Health & Safety.

The Manager, Campus Security will support the Campus Safety & Security program objectives in alignment with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Enterprise Risk Management model. The position will provide consultation and expertise to faculty and staff in developing solutions for managing campus security risks through the provision of local area initiatives and divisional objectives across all administrative and academic areas of Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

This position will have the ability to implement the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Emergency Response Plan including taking immediate action to resolve or mitigate identified health, safety & security risks that may affect a localized area of operations and/or a complete facility.

Specific Accountabilities

Campus Security Leadership

  • Provides over site and direction to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s contracted security services, ensuring consistent security service practice and procedures across all campus’s and facilities.
  • Ensures the implementation, and supports the sustainability of, institutional, campus, and program level security objectives.
  • Consults and provides expertise to clients (academic and administrative) in the areas of campus safety & security.
  • Coordinates the Saskatchewan Polytechnic VTRA program by maintaining local community protocols, facilitating VTRA training in conjunction with local partners, and managing ongoing risk assessment and mitigation activities in relation to threats involving Saskatchewan Polytechnic students and employees.
  • Initiates and acts as Incident Commander in the implementation of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Emergency Response Plan in Regina or at other campuses in a back-up capacity, as required.
  • Supports campus Human Resource Consultants as required in the initial intake of internal investigations that may be of a criminal nature.
  • Supports Students Services/programs as required in the initial investigation of Student Code of Conduct related incidents.
  • Acts as the south Saskatchewan Polytechnic liaison with Police agencies in relation to incidents or investigations involving staff or students that may be of a criminal nature (with support from local Health and Safety Managers at other Campuses as required).
  • Manages the south Saskatchewan Polytechnic CCTV program including development, implementation, and maintenance of related policies, procedures, and infrastructure.
  • In compliance with all relevant privacy legislation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic policies and procedures, will review video footage as necessary in relation to internal investigations or provide video footage to authorities if required.
  • Initiates the activation of campus Threat Assessment Teams. Facilitates the teams’ risk assessment and mitigation activities in relation to threats involving Saskatchewan Polytechnic students and employees.
  • Identifies security risks and provides resolution recommendations to the Director, HS&S.
  • Develops appropriate security policies and procedures relating to the workplace environment.
  • Manages south Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s security incident reporting, statistical analysis, and related crime prevention initiatives.
  • Ensures consistent application of security processes across all campuses and facilities.
  • Develops a practice of continuous improvement based on data driven decision making.
Risk Assessment and Management

  • Conducts audits and assessments of Saskatchewan Polytechnic safety and security programs, practices and policies, ensuring compliance with regulatory and best practice standards.
  • Conducts gap analysis for proactive operational diagnosis and root cause analysis when coordinating and conducting incident investigations.
  • Provides reports to senior management to identify risks and remedial measures.
  • Where risks are identified or known, takes immediate action ranging from administering local controls to minimize risk to staff and students, up to and including (as Incident Commander of the Emergency Response Team) campus evacuation/closures to mitigate risk of imminent safety and security conditions.
  • Collaboratively works with stakeholders to address concerns and assess security risks to any aspect of Sask Polytech programming and operations.
  • Develops a practice of continuous improvement based on data-driven decision making.
  • Provides input into the Saskatchewan Polytechnic-wide development and implementation of appropriate contingency management plans and procedures.
Resource Allocation

  • Under the oversight of the Director, HS&S, develops and manages both operational and capital budgets by administering budgetary allocations and expenditures.
  • Monitors emerging campus security trends and risk-based pressure points to ensure remedial actions are considered in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Multi-Year Business Plan development cycles.
  • Identifies and plans Saskatchewan Polytechnic-wide security projects identifying expertise (internal or external), costs (actual or by risk to institution) and stakeholder participation.
  • Facilitates contractual arrangements with governments and other agencies.
Training and Service Delivery

  • Supports academic program areas with the inclusion of security training in academic programming.
  • Designs, coordinates, conducts and ensures the delivery of violence, threat, risk assessment, and security training for Saskatchewan Polytechnic employees.
  • Designs, coordinates, conducts and ensures the delivery of security training, including operational applications for Saskatchewan Polytechnic employees compliant with best practices.
Relationship Management

  • Collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to ensure accurate, timely and appropriate communication and reporting on security related issues.
  • Ensures a positive, diverse and inclusive working relationship is fostered and maintained in interactions across all academic and operational areas.
  • Works closely with Human Resources regarding security matters.
  • Works closely with Student Services regarding Student Code of Conduct matters as required.
  • Maintains a high level of client service and stewardship in the area security for Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
  • In non-emergent situations, acts as Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s primary point of ongoing contact with external emergency service providers.
  • Builds relationships with other institutions and agencies to ensure campus security benchmarks are maintained and documented.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in criminal justice, police studies, criminology, emergency management, law enforcement, or a related social science
  • 5 – 7 years related experience including some supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of security practices, policies, and procedures
  • Experience in the post-secondary environment an asset
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.
Desired QSA