Safety Compliance Officer/Trainer


Safety Compliance Officer/Trainer

Position Title: Safety Compliance Officer/Trainer
Department: Security/Facilities
Contract Term: 12-month
Funding Source: Title III-A
Accountable to: Facility Manager
Opening Date:  July 13, 2017
Closing Date:  August 21, 2017
Salary:  $36,655 – $39797
Summary of Position: This position is responsible for providing a safe and secure school environment. Will maintain safe conditions on campuses, patrol and guard all campus properties, buildings and grounds and perform other related work as required.



  • Provide a uniformed presence for the safety of student, employees and visitors.
  • Patrol and provide security for campus buildings and grounds and guard against crime, including theft and vandalism.
  • Check doors and windows for security; lock doors and turn out lights, conduct routine and special request locking and unlocking of campus buildings including weekends.
  • Watch for and report fire hazards and unsafe conditions to the proper authorities and immediately report fire and accidents to the proper authorities.
  • Enforce parking and smoking rules and guidelines on all campuses.
  • Provide escorts when a situation arises.
  • Assist motorists in addition to inspecting suspicious vehicles.
  • Investigate complaints and incidents according to established procedures.
  • Receive, record, and act upon appropriately any student, staff, faculty complaints and incidents.
  • Work in collaboration with the Dean of Students and other appropriate administrators in student complaint incidents.
  • Assist with crime prevention/awareness education.
  • Remain current and adhere to legal requirements that affect students in higher education, i.e., FERPA, HIPAA, ADA, OSHA, CLERY Act, and/or all governing guidelines related to TMCC when it comes to safety.
  • Entering data into a database for statistical information and reporting for federal compliance and Clery Act Reporting Requirements and other related reports as necessary.
  • Plays a lead role in the oversight and coordination of Title IX compliance. Monitors compliance with all applicable TMCC policies. Serves as a liaison to state and federal government compliance and investigation officers.
  • Works with and supervises Title IX investigators to ensure prompt, thorough, objective and confidential investigations of complaints of discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct.
  • Periodically assesses the campus climate and conducts reviews of TMCC programs to ensure compliance with Title IX and policies dealing with discrimination, harassment and related misconduct.
  • Develops and conducts training and education related to Title IX and policies dealing with discrimination, harassment and related misconduct for students, faculty and staff. Responds to inquiries from students, faculty and staff regarding policies and rights and responsibilities under the policy.
  • Works collaboratively with the Dean of Students and Human Resources to ensure informed and consistent communication in policy implementation, provide oversight of investigations and grievance procedures for complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, interpersonal violence or stalking. Reviews recommendations for sanctions, discipline and remedies for policy violations to ensure consistency. Works with community partners who provide support to students with Title IX concerns.
  • Stays abreast of state and federal regulations and laws and trends in the field of education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices related to Title IX and informs TMCC of implementation requirements.
  • Prepares reports on Title IX compliance efforts and complaint activity, and makes recommendations for action to appropriate decision makers.
  • Entering data into a database for statistical information and reporting for federal compliance and Clery Act Reporting Requirements and other related reports as necessary.
  • Providing referrals to other resources when appropriate.
  • Report unusual or suspicious occurrences to proper authorities.
  • Maintain radio communications with law enforcement agencies as directed.
  • Prepare incident reports, log calls received and complete other record keeping as required.
  • Develop and maintain liaisons with tribal and county resources to facilitate disaster plan development, response effort coordination and exchanges of personnel and equipment.
  • Represent TMCC for emergency response procedures for tribe and county.
  • Participates in emergency and disaster related training, including NIMS training, and develop training for employees and students based on training received.
  • Plan and direct response or crisis management activities.
  • Provide disaster preparedness training and prepare emergency plans and procedures for disasters.
  • Establish a central repository for all safety related documents, reports and procedures.
  • Possess proficient computer skills in current software applications that include MS Office and collective data systems and surveys.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data and property.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and ability to follow specific instructions.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and tribal laws regarding students, records, privacy; knowledge of college policy and procedures and mission statement.
  • Attend all scheduled college functions and meetings as required.
  • Serve on college committees as appointed.
  • Promote and recruit students for TMCC.

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Valid North Dakota driver’s license.

Human Contact Skills:

  •  Requires frequent/daily contact with the public that will require skilled application of appropriate oral communication and human relation techniques.
  • Participates in recruitment and outreach activities.
  • Possess strong networking and communication abilities for working with students, college staff/faculty and community partners.
  • Establish and maintain contact with area law enforcement, emergency management agencies, fire department, health care facilities and any other applicable agencies.
  • Frequent meeting and regular contact with functional leaders on all campuses.
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Attend all scheduled college functions and meetings as required.
  • Serve on college committees as appointed.


Responsibilities for Equipment or Facilities or Records

  • Must possess strong networking and communication abilities for working with students and college staff/faculty.
  • Maintains confidential records/files of complaints and incident reports.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Work does not require handling money or budgetary responsibilities.


Job Environment and Hazards

  • Duties will routinely require travel to other campuses. There is also the potential for elevated risk due to the potential of working in a hostile environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Position will occasionally require long periods of sitting and working on the computer and other office paperwork.
  • Lifting and carrying up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to handle stressful emergency/crisis situations.

Mental Demands:

  • Ensures compliance with all data reporting requirements and processes for handling confidential data.
  • Coordinates all emergency training for employees and staff – including drills and mandatory training.
  • Ability to be organized; reliable; logical and rational under pressure; highly accurate in maintenance of records; meet and assist the public; maintain high level of confidentiality; communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow verbal and written instructions; establish effective working relationships. Able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven work environment.
  • Fosters mutually beneficial relationships with outside agencies, partner programs, and training institutions.
  • Observes work hours and demonstrates punctuality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or two-year degree in a related field along with five years of experience in a security related position.
  • Knowledge of Security and Law Enforcement methods and techniques; legal rights of citizens in general and students in particular. Training in law enforcement helpful.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor Certified or obtained within 3 months of date of hire.
  • FEMA/Emergency Management certification training preferred.
  • OSHA 500/501 Authorized Trainer/OSHA training/certification preferred.

How to apply:

Submit a letter of application, resume AND online application (available below); copy of college transcripts (must indicate highest degree earned); and three (3) current letters of reference. Work experience must be reasonably documented. Applicants claiming Indian Preference (CDIB) and/or Veterans Preference (DD214) must provide documentation.

Employment Application (1.41 MB PDF)


Holly Cahill, Human Resource Director

Telephone: (701)477.7939


*Turtle Mountain Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. It is the general policy of the college to give preference to qualified American Indian applicants as allowed by the Indian preference provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

Persons who are at least ¼ degree and wish to claim Indian preference must submit a copy of their tribal Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and Agency enrolled.