Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized
college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from
approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights
athletics program has won 25 national championships (and
The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently
recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in
compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction;
respect and appreciation, and more.
As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with
our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the
position of Chief of Campus Safety.
The Chief of Campus Safety is responsible for developing,
assessing and refining safety and security procedures and programs,
policies, academic and residence hall security, card access control
systems, CCTV and other technology monitoring and prevention
systems for the university on a 24 hour, 365 days per year basis.
The Chief manages various and unpredictable caseload demands, with
the ability to direct, coordinate, and review assignments and
projects. The Chief of Campus Safety hires, trains, and supervises
24 non-sworn Campus Safety officers; prepares and administers
departmental budget; plans and implements security operations,
programs, and initiatives in support of the University's mission
and vision. The Chief is the direct supervisor of the Assistant
Chief of Campus Safety. Additionally, the Chief of Campus Safety,
as the Incident Commander for crisis situations, is responsible for
reviewing, updating and maintaining a comprehensive crisis
management plan and the conduct of exercises with the senior
administration to test and refine the plan. The Chief is also
responsible for all Clery mandated federal reporting requirements
annually, to include the Annual Security and Fire Report and the
identification, training and notification of University Campus
Security Authority (CSA's) personnel annually. The Chief is
responsible for other areas such as: Departmental In-Service
training, Parking and Traffic issues, and all security requirements
for University sponsored events on campus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises, trains and hires staff and ensures the proper
training levels and certifications for staff are achieved.
Leads all efforts related to crisis management planning,
operations, and campus activities in the event of an actual
Forms and maintains strong and productive relationships with
various external civil authorities, with special attention given to
the Boca Raton Police and Fire Department liaisons.
Liaison with Marketing and Communications staff in crisis
situations relative to campus-wide alerts and messaging
Oversees parking registration, enforcement, and appeals.
Establishes and maintains departmental budget.
Evaluates performance of staff and administers discipline, if
Prepares and reports crime statistics and ensures complete
compliance with FERPA, HIPPA, and Clery.
Works with Residence Life staff and Dean of Students in the
enforcement of University policy.
Prepares, reviews and distributes daily morning reports and
Ensures staff maintains a professional appearance and demeanor
within the Campus Safety department at all times.
Meets daily with University personnel to discuss all issues
relative to the safety and security of the University
Serves in an on-call capacity to ensure emergencies are
Conduct ongoing departmental assessments of services and
Complete monthly and annual reports for the department.
Support and implement the divisional and University mission and
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field.
Minimum 5 to 7 years relevant supervisory experience in an
educational/campus safety setting strongly preferred.
Demonstrated strong team leadership talents, managerial
expertise, organizational skills and motivational abilities.
Strong writing and public speaking skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Understanding of current student development theories and
Accreditation and equal opportunity Lynn University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age,
pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in
its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the
Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate
on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the
non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University
Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail,
Boca Raton, FL 33431, firstname.lastname@example.org , or +1
561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for
Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate,
master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges
at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1
404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn
University. 2020 Lynn University
Americans with Disabilities Act Please notify us at least five
days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is
needed by calling +1 561-237-7639 .
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report In compliance with
the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each
student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees
and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information
regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response
Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire
safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as
well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the
preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at lynn.edu/securityreport
For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.
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