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30 Mar 2023

Operations / Administration Director of Safety and Security Services, Poudre School District

Poudre School District
 Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Pay Range: $96,569- $133,265 (based on qualifications and experience*)
Percentage: 100%
Start date: Immediate
Work calendar days: 260
Duration of position: Ongoing
Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections.
Manage, coordinate, and enhance district-wide safety and security operations to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment for students, staff members, and visitors. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with District administrators, personnel, law enforcement agencies, and other criminal justice authorities. Provide strategic direction and leadership for the Poudre School District Safety and Security Department and its initiatives.
Job Tasks:
1. Responsible for providing leadership to security department, including communications center, emergency preparedness and threat assessment. Ensure the enforcement and compliance of all local, state, and federals laws and regulations pertaining to PK-12 security operations, training, and drills.
2. Collaborate, coordinate, and act as liaison with other district departments and the Chief Operations Officer. Develop, mentor, and provide leadership for collaborative work teams to address all school security related issues, communicating all necessary information to relevant district personnel.
3. Review, update, and provide training for the district’s emergency operations plans. Work closely with District leadership including school administrators, Teaching and Learning, Language Culture & Equity, Risk Management, Information Technology, Transportation, and Student Services departments to ensure safe learning environments.
4. Oversee the management of department budgets, ensuring each budget is in compliance with district and state policies and regulations. Collaborate with the Chief Operations Officer regarding each budget.
5. Responsible for district’s two-way radio and crisis communications systems.
6. Responsible for coordination of the district school resource officer program, to include hiring, contract negotiations, and evaluation.
7. Respond to schools/sites 24/7 as essential personnel to provide emergency response and crisis management, and/or in the event of weather or environment incident, and/or school/facility/district closure.
8. Collaborate with other agencies through networking and teamwork using resources within the District, the Community and Law Enforcement, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Red Cross and the Office of Emergency Management. Gather intelligence information and disseminate it to Safety and Security personnel and District employees.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience and Licenses required:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Four (4) additional years of similar or relevant experience may be substituted for this requirement.
• Minimum of five years management and administration experience in operations management, preferably in an education setting.
• Valid Colorado Driver’s License
• Must meet District driver insurability requirements

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Salaries: 100,000 and above.