Assistant Director of Safety and Security

Luther College •

Luther College, in Decorah, Iowa, is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Safety and Security. Security staff provide for the security and safety of the entire college community according to the standards of Luther College and the guidelines established for the department. In addition, the Assistant Director is responsible for providing direction and assistance to department personnel during emergency and routine calls for service. The Assistant Director will also assist with day-to-day management of the organization and the investigation of criminal incidents and code of conduct violations. Candidates should have an Associate level degree in Criminal Justice or related field (Bachelorís Degree preferred); minimum of three years of security or law enforcement experience preferably in a college setting; valid driverís license with clean driving record; clear criminal history; and extensive public contact and/or customer service experience. Additional years of experience and related training may be substituted for the Associate Degree. A bachelorís degree may be substituted for years of experience. Current certification in first aid, CPR, and AED, with First Responder of EMT status preferred. Experience conducting investigations and knowledge of the Clery Act, Title IX and other legal issues for campus safety is highly desirable. Experience working with technology is helpful. Primary hours will be evening shifts including weekends and holidays but must be available to work all shifts as needed. Luther College offers an excellent benefit package including a generous retirement contribution, competitive health insurance premiums, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependents. Luther College seeks to build a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

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