Safety Compliance Officer/Trainer

EMPLOYMENT AT TMCC


Position Title:            Safety Compliance Officer/Trainer, Title IX Coordinator
Department:               Security/Facilities
Contract Term:         12-month
Funding Source:       Title III-A
Accountable to:         Facility Manager
Salary:                          $36655 – $39797

Summary of Position:

This position is responsible for providing a safe and secure school environment.  Will maintain safe conditions on all TMCC campuses, patrol and guard all campus properties, buildings and grounds and perform other related work as required. As the Title IX Coordinator, has primary responsibility for oversight of the College’s Title IX efforts including but not limited to coordination of TMCC’s efforts to comply with statutory and regulatory requirements as it relates to Title IX laws and regulations; oversight of college-wide education, training and outreach programming related to Title IX; coordinating and executing in a timely manner TMCC’s response and investigation of complaints pursuant to Title IX, including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, and ensuring that complaints are handled through consistent practices and standards; identifying and addressing patterns or systemic problems; and, monitoring and oversight of implementation of Title IX compliance.

SKILLS

Experience:

  • Provide a uniformed presence for the safety of student, employees and visitors.
  • Patrol and provide security for all 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.
  • 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 invesitagions 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.
  • 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

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.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises TMCC Security department.

WORKING CONDITIONS

 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.
  • May require working unusual hours due to needs of the College.
  • May require returning to campus in emergency situations.

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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:        

  • To be considered for the position, applicant must have:
    • 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; Or
    • Law Enforcement certification and training such as ND Peace Officer, BIA Law Enforcement Certification, or other State/Federal Police Officer licensure.
  • Knowledge of Security and Law Enforcement methods and techniques; legal rights of citizens in general and students in particular and training in law enforcement is beneficial.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor Certification or able to obtain 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

Application Packet / Submission:  To be considered for open positions at TMCC, prospective applicants must submit an Application for Employment, cover letter, curriculum vitae and/or resume, college transcripts, three current (within 1 year) letters of reference, and, if applicable, enrollment documentation from a federally recognized tribe and/or veterans preference.  Full time regular employees who apply for a position within the college will receive 5 in-house preference points.  Required licensure/certification as specified in the position vacancy announcement is also required.

The packet will be determined to be incomplete if any required documents are missing; thus the application will not be considered.

All completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resource Manager who will determine which applicants meet qualification requirements per vacancy announcement.

Employment Application (1.41 MB PDF)

Please Note

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

For more information on any of these positions please contact:

Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager

Telephone: (701)477.7938

Email: hcahill@tm.edu

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

The Turtle Mountain Community College is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, or handicap. In adhering to this policy the college abides by the requirements with the Title IX, Education amendments of 1972; with Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; by section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. Questions or comments may be referred to Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager, Turtle Mountain Community College PO BOX 340, Belcourt, ND 58316 (701)477-7809, or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 10220 North Executive Hills Blvd., 8th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64153-1367.