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Job ID: 122154

Coordinator of College Safety
Erie Community College

Date Posted Apr. 15, 2019
Title Coordinator of College Safety
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Public Safety


College Safety & Security
$52,345.31 Annual
Union/Position Status:
Posting Closing Date:
May 11, 2019



The work involves the college wide coordination of the Campus Police Department. Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Safety and Facilities Operations. The incumbent is responsible for the college wide scheduling and supervision of the Campus Police. Supervision is exercised over a large number of departmental staff. Does related work as required.


  • Coordinates scheduling college wide for Campus Police including but not limited to special events;
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with students, faculty and staff;
  • Ensures the safety and cooperation of the entire college community;
  • Facilitates fire, safety and crime prevention programs for students, faculty and staff;
  • Advises and consults with the college community on all matters of safety and security policies and practices;
  • Investigates and responds to incidents;
  • Coordinates security surveillance of campus facilities and property; coordinates access control;
  • Enforces federal, state, county and local codes, regulations and ordinances;
  • Trains new personnel, both formal and informal instruction. Coordinate uniform purchasing and contracts;
  • Represents the department with Central Police Services;
  • Maintains records and prepares reports;
  • Performs duties consistent with the educational mission of the College;
  • Monitors the college wide parking program;
  • Prepares college wide Campus Police budget, including purchasing and spend authorization;
  • Works closely with Dir. Health and Safety, Business Manager/Risk and Emergency Management personnel.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Good knowledge of principles and practices of administration as applied to college safety; thorough knowledge of safety precautions, such as fire safety. Incumbent must have the ability to plan, organize and conduct an efficient college policing program; ability to detect, analyze and resolve college safety problems; ability to prepare written reports; good oral and written communication skills; good judgment; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation


Graduation from a regionally accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field and six (6) years management experience in law enforcement including supervision and progressive discipline.


Graduation from an accredited Basic Police Training Course, recognized and/or approved training curriculum through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Municipal Police Training Council, or equivalent training and certification including federal academies/institutions.

*SPECIAL NOTE: *The selected candidate will have 24 months from date of hire to meet the above requirement.

NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:
New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
Tel (646) 428-3800; Email:

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