Director of Public Safety
William Peace University, Raleigh
|Position Title:||Director of Public Safety|
William Peace University is a nationally-ranked, award-winning institution located in one of the best cities in the United States in downtown Raleigh, NC. WPU provides a culture that values diversity, fosters an energized team environment, builds on our strengths, promotes creativity and innovation, and encourages inclusiveness, respect, and open communication by leading with our actions. Our mission is to prepare our students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to embrace the five core values, mission, and vision of William Peace University. Join our team and see why William Peace University was voted one of the Triangle’s Best Places to Work in 2017! Follow your passion and make an impact at WPU.
|Purpose of Department:||
The Office of Public Safety’s mission is to create and maintain a climate of security at William Peace University. A safe climate is necessary to enable the university to attract top students from around the world. It is also important to provide a safe and secure work and study environment that is free from concerns about crime and is conducive to the pursuit of a quality education. The public safety programs that are now in place were designed and implemented with this philosophy in mind.
|Summary of Position:||
Directs personnel involved in establishing, promoting, implementing, and maintaining the University’s safety and property security/protection programs. Serves as an ambassador in the campus community, building relationships and providing service to students, employees, and visitors.
|Essential duties and responsibilities:||
Bachelor’s degree with five years of supervisory experience in public safety or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NC Driver’s License or ability to obtain one within six months of hire. May need to cover evening and weekend shifts to ensure coverage. The position is designated as essential and must work as required during adverse weather and emergency closings.
7-10 years of experience with public safety or policing in a higher education environment.
|Hours per week:||Full Time|
|Job Posting Date:||11/14/2023|
|Priority Deadline Information:||
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation