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Iowa State University – Ames, Iowa


Working Title

Clery Program Manager

Advertised Employing Department

Department of Public Safety

Appointment Type

Professional & Scientific - Continuous

Proposed Start Date

As soon as possible

Proposed End Date or Length of Term


Number of Months Employed Per Year


Full or Part Time


Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

All universities receiving federal funding are required to comply with the highly complex Higher Education Act (HEA) and Clery Act. At Iowa State, the leadership and management of this is done through the Iowa State University (ISU) Department of Public Safety (DPS).

This newly created position in the ISU DPS is responsible for the leadership and management of all HEA and Clery Act compliance efforts at ISU. This includes, but is not limited to, serving on the Campus Clery Committee, possibly filling the chairperson role, developing institution-wide policies relating to Clery compliance, creating and maintaining action plans for Clery compliance, developing and fostering understanding of HEA and Clery throughout ISU, developing and ensuring the administration of annual training to several thousand identified Campus Security Authorities (a term defined by the Department of Education) for ISU, development and submission of the Clery required Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, identifying and classifying of all ISU owned and leased property throughout the world according to Clery definitions, liaising with law enforcement jurisdictions where ISU property is owned or leased, ensuring appropriate notices are issued relating to Clery compliance and coordinating the compilation of required statistics for reporting.

This position works collaboratively with University Administration, Title IX Coordinator, Employee Assistance Program, Department of Residence, Dean of Students Office, Thielen Health Services, ISU Police, ISU Legal, ISU Athletics, ISU Human Resources, and International Study program as well as other facets of the University that work directly with students. This position will be familiar with Clery reportable crime definitions and basic police procedures used in investigating these crimes.

Employees will support the Department’s vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. Department employee’s everyday actions will be guided by the department’s core values and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems, preventing crime and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department’s Mission and Vision Statements, values and goals.

In addition to weekday work, persons in this position will be required to work some weekends and/or after hours in managing some required Clery notifications.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. or other professional degree and related experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience

Degree must be in a related field;
Demonstrated experience working with and expertise in current Clery Act requirements and institutional impacts;
Demonstrated experience managing complex programs;
Demonstrated experience developing and delivering training programs

Preferred Education and Experience

Juris Doctorate Degree;
Experience coordinating Clery programming in higher education;
Demonstrated experience conducting investigations and grievance hearings


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