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  1. Creighton University: Clery Compliance Officer (Posted 12/26/18)
  2. Manhattan University: Director of Public Safety ( Posted 11/13/18)



Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

Clery Compliance Officer

Date Posted: December 26, 2018

Under the general direction of the Senior Director of Public Safety, the Clery Compliance Officer serves as the principal institutional official responsible for the implementation and interpretation of applicable federal, state, and campus policies and regulations. The Clery Compliance Officer works collaboratively with various offices at the University to ensure institutional compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and associated regulations. The Clery Compliance Officer provides leadership, direction, and integration for Clery Act compliance for the Creighton University campus, as well as all separate campus and non-campus properties. The Clery Compliance Officer is responsible for managing the timely preparation, submission and dissemination of required reports, documents and records, including the Annual Security Report (ASR). This work involves interactions within and outside the university with exposure to highly sensitive and confidential information and the need to handle sensitive interpersonal situations. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Manages the University’s Clery Act compliance program, including the development of policies and procedures and tracking corrective actions to completion
• Organizes and leads a cross-departmental Clery Compliance team
• Establishes and manages Clery Act compliance programs at each separate campus
• Serves as the institution’s designated Campus Safety Survey Administrator, as defined by the Department of Education
• Working collaboratively with the applicable offices, develops, revises, and maintains institutional programs, policies, and procedures required for Clery Act compliance
• Collects, analyzes, classifies, reconciles, and documents crime and disciplinary referral data from the University Department of Public Safety, Campus Security Authorities, the Office of Community Standards & Wellbeing, Office of Equity & Inclusion, and local law enforcement
• Prepares, publishes, and distributes the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, ensuring the report is available to every prospective student and employee
• Works collaboratively with the appropriate University Departments to identify all Campus Security Authorities and maintains a list of them for each academic year 
• Administers and/or facilitates annual training for Campus Security Authorities and key institutional stakeholders on their responsibilities under the Clery Act
• Ensures compliance with the daily crime and fire log requirements
• Collaborates with the appropriate campus departments to ensure compliance with the Emergency Notification and Timely Warning requirements of the Clery Act 
• Collaborates with the appropriate campus departments to conduct and document an annual test of the University’s emergency response and evacuation procedures
• Collaborates with the Division of Student Life and Human Resources to ensure compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act
• Maintains accurate records on security awareness and crime prevention programs and presentations
• Coordinates with Real Estate and Accounting office to maintain an accurate list of buildings and properties owned and/or controlled by the institution
• Stays abreast of pending and final changes to the Clery Act and other laws or regulations affecting Clery Act provisions

This position will work Monday to Friday; 8am-4:30pm; depending upon Public Safety needs position may require work outside of normal business hours. 

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent training in Communications, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management or related field
• Significant working knowledge of the laws and regulations associated with the Clery Act, Department of Education mandates, and related federal, state and local laws and regulations including FERPA, Title IX, and VAWA
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Communications, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, Law or related field
• Working experience with an institution of Higher Education
• 3 years of related work experience with a Clery Act compliance program, including experience with drafting Annual Security and Fire Safety Report and classifying Clery crime and disciplinary referrals
• Advanced Clery Act Training
• Experience with police or public safety records management systems
• Experience in preparing and delivering instructional materials 
• Experience in project management

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Administrative work experience involving the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, and practices
• Excellent writing skills with demonstrated ability and experience to develop and draft policy, recommendations, procedures, reports, presentations, and communications
• Well-developed skill in manipulating and analyzing various types of data and information using computer software applications 
• Strong interpersonal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
• Strong presentation skills
• Experience with police or public safety records management systems
• Experience in preparing and delivering instructional materials 
• Experience in project management
• Management experience is a plus;
• Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events;
• Ability to lead and train staff and/or students;
• Ability to function effectively as a team member, while exercising independent and critical judgment;
• Ability to coordinate and prioritize work with multiple and conflicting demands in a deadline-oriented environment



Manhattan College 

Director of Public Safety

Date Posted: November 13, 2018

The Director of Public Safety has the primary responsibility for ensuring the safety of every member of the campus community and safeguarding the material assets of the College. 


  • Communicate effectively with a number of college personnel, especially during emergencies and critical incidents. These include, but are not limited to, the Vice President for Student Life, Dean of Students, Vice President for Human Resources, Provost, General Counsel, and the Director of Equity, Diversity & Chief Title IX Coordinator. 
  • Ensure that the Public Safety staff works collaboratively with all departments and campus constituent groups, especially Residence Life, to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the Manhattan College community, while also holding them accountable for adhering to the College's rules and regulations.
  • Further establish and maintain close working relationships with the entire college community, including other administrators, faculty, staff, and students; especially, those responsible for student and employee identification cards, fire safety, key control, hazardous waste, financial and insurance risk, and other areas of potential security vulnerability. 
  • Conduct investigations by interviewing complainants, suspects and witnesses; reviewing reports; analyzing CCTV video footage, etc.  
  • Manage the campus parking and traffic control; collect vehicle information through the use of New York & New Jersey Departments of Motor Vehicles; oversee revenue produced from parking permits and parking violations by utilizing parking permit and ticket software systems (Cardinal Tracking); manage the ingress, egress, and on-campus traffic and college parking facilities; oversee the scofflaw list and the input of holds on student accounts.  
  • Represent the College to outside law enforcement, especially in its relationship to the 50th Precinct of the NYPD.  


  • Supervise a department that consists of an associate director, assistant director, assistant director of operations, 6 uniformed supervisors, 44 full-time and 3 part-time public safety officers. 
  • Develop policies and programs covering all facets of departmental operations.
  • Administer all departmental personnel matters, especially the hiring, training evaluating, and disciplining of Public Safety personnel. 


  • Analyze and interpret all federal, state and local laws. Follow federal and state mandates such as the Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, Enough is Enough, and Title IX compliance.  
  • Review reports in an effort to detect upward trends in campus incidents and develop appropriate preventive measures.  
  • Maintain and submit all records and reports required by state and federal agencies, for example: The Security and Fire Safety Annual Report.  


The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years of experience in increasingly responsible, high-level leadership positions within a police or public safety agency. A master’s degree and/or public safety experience within a higher education environment are preferred. The director will possess proven creative and strategic thinking skills and financial management experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; highly effective command presence, unquestioned integrity, and a deep commitment to service. The director will have extensive experience in emergency management, supervision, and promoting the professional development of all public safety officers and staff as well as professionalizing public safety practice consistent with community culture and standards. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and to staying up to date on the best policing practices; a track record of consistently practicing community policing; knowledge of processes required to maintain accreditation and correlating standards of practice; success and expertise working in culturally diverse communities; and the ability to work effectively with the broadest range of constituents on campus. A service-oriented approach to working with colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and other community stakeholders, a strong desire to support and be part of the educational process, and a genuine appreciation for Manhattan College’s Lasallian and Catholic heritage. Previous experience working with labor relations/unions would be a plus. 

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Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V