Senior Campus Safety & Security Officer at Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN)

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria - (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill Full-Time, Part-Time and Daily Part-Time vacancy in the Academic Department of the University:Job Title: Senior Campus Safety & Security OfficerLocation: DeltaJob Type: Senior Managerial/ Administrative and SupportOverall PurposeReporting to the Vice-President for Administration, the post holder will be responsible for the security and safety of all personnel, students, visitors, and facilities of the University. He/she provides the overall leadership and oversight of an emergency plan, operational services which include the implementation and enforcement of security and safety policies and procedures, compliance with state and federal laws, guidance, and best practice. He/she assesses the needs and performance of the department and of departmental employees, leading to effective strategic planning, and effective protection of campus buildings, people and property, and parking management. The Director supervises and manages the activities of the University Public Safety Officers.He/she manages the contract for a contract security force and work closely with the staffing provider’s site manager. Oversee all aspects of a complex electronic security access control/CCTV system including security design, software management, purchase and maintenance of related hardware. Develop and implement strategy for 24-hour emergency preparedness and response. Support programs and events hosted by various departments; and collaborate with peersWorking closely with members of the Senior Management Team, the post holder will carry out the following responsibilities:Plans, organises and directs the University’s security operations program for all domestic operations to include all processes and procedures and managing a staff of security managers, specialists and contractors including the 24/7 Security Operations Center.Provides strategic vision and direction for Public Safety Department.Recruits, interviews and tests candidate’s knowledge of expertise and make recommendations for employment of new officers as needed.Oversees the training of staff to ensure proper delivery of public safety services in accordance with the University mission, stressing values of caring and compassion, justice and integrity, competence and affirmation, and making sure that all members of the Community are treated with dignity and respect.Facilitates staff meetings and ongoing training for Public Safety Officers and staff members.Manages Public Safety Officer shift activity, officer coverage and daily operations.Audits, assessed, updates and maintains department protocols and procedures.Deploys and directs the staff to seek maximum effectiveness of personnel coverage to interdict criminal activity, ensure the detection and correction of hazardous conditions, and provide efficient and effective service to the community.Prepares reports and is accountable to University leadership and government agencies and external constituents in accordance with legal and policy requirements.Manage campus parking, including permit registration, violations and appeals, billing, and record-keeping.Organises campus event support, including on and off-site parking, on-site security, emergency response, and building access and security.Regularly analyses threats, incidents and other operational gaps to develop risk mitigation plans for the affected business unit and report on findings & recommendations to senior managers.Prepares the University’s Emergency Plan annually and acts as the Emergency Response officer/Site Coordinator for all campuses.Coordinates and maintains office technology needs (i.e. radios, emergency notification system, access control system).Responsible for Emergency Notifications and Timely Warnings.Manages department vehicles (including bikes) upkeep and improvement.Interacts with other University departments to coordinate efforts and maximise service to the community.Serve as needed during University crisis response.Must be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to emergency situations and/or required by circumstances.Has authority to act at own discretion as circumstances dictate and to make decisions where personnel and procedural control and guidance are not available.Develops and maintains applicable relationships with local police, fire departments, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies and industry partnerships.Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with nearby municipal authorities, campus security organisations and neighbors.Coordinates and provides safety initiatives to address campus concerns and emergencies.Provides leadership and participates in committees for major campus events including New Student Orientation, Commencement, Official ceremonies and visits and Graduation.Maintains membership in professional organisations, attends seminars and conferences, and conducts independent research to maintain adherence to current professional standards of campus safety and security.Active member of the University Safety Committee, regarding and reviewing safety related issues impacting the University.Responsible for testing and issuance of all permits for driving University vehicles.Further informationAccountability In undertaking these responsibilities the postholder will clearly be able to delegate specific functions, but not accountability for them, to other individuals.Hours: This is a full time post. The nature of the post is such that the postholder will be expected to work flexibly and for such reasonable hours (minimum 40) as are necessary in order to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the post.Leave: 25 days per annum.

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